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Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties
recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA) and requires
3-4 years of additional formal training in an ADA approved program.
Prosthodontists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of
complex oral related disease and conditions. Specialty programs
consists of extensive training in head and neck anatomy, preservation
and restoration of oral health, materials science, esthetic
tooth replacement, TMD related disorders, traumatic injury to
facial structures, sleep disorders and head and neck cancer
Maxillofacial prosthodontics is a sub-specialty
in which additional training has been pursued for treatment
and restoration of missing head and neck structures such as
ears, eyes, nose by prosthetic means.