Prosthetics Dental Treatment in Hyderabad
Prosthetics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the design, fabrication, and fitting of artificial replacements for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. These artificial dental appliances are known as dental prosthetics or dental restorations. Prosthetic dentistry plays a crucial role in restoring the function, aesthetics, and oral health of individuals who have lost one or more teeth due to various reasons, such as decay, trauma, or gum disease.
Types of Dental Prosthetics Services
DENTAL CROWNS & BRIDGES
A crown is a type of dental restoration, which completely caps or encircles a tooth. Crown is indicated to restore a broken or damaged tooth or safeguard Root Canal treated teeth. They are typically bonded to the tooth using dental cement.
A Bridge is a dental restoration used to replace a single or multiple missing teeth by joining permanently to adjacent teeth.
A Crown or a bridge is either made up of Ceramo Metal, Zirconia, or an all Ceramic material depending on the given situation, to match the requirement of function and aesthetics. These are fabricated using the modern Cad/ Cam technology or Metal Laser Sintering to provide for a precise fit and come with a warranty of upto 15* years.
At Dr Shwethas Dental & Implant Centre, one can choose from the conventional Ceramo-metal to the very esthetic, all Ceramic/ Zirconia core Ceramic crowns crafted to bear strikingly close resemblance to natural teeth!!!
Indications: Restoration of Endodontic treated (root canal) teeth, Fractured or missing teeth, Full Mouth Restorations and Rehabilitation for worn down, dilapidated teeth.
Dental crowns are individual restorations that cover a single damaged tooth, while dental bridges consist of multiple artificial teeth (pontics) supported by dental crowns attached to adjacent natural teeth or implants. Crowns address individual tooth issues, while bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth.
The longevity of dental crowns and bridges depends on several factors, including oral hygiene practices, diet, and regular dental check-ups. On average, well-maintained crowns and bridges can last between 10 to 15 years or even longer.
With advancements in dental materials, crowns and bridges can be made to closely match the color and appearance of natural teeth. Porcelain crowns and bridges are particularly aesthetically pleasing, blending seamlessly with the surrounding teeth.
The process of getting dental crowns and bridges is usually not painful. The affected tooth is numbed during the procedure to minimize discomfort. Patients might experience some sensitivity or mild soreness after the treatment, which typically subsides within a few days
Maintaining good oral hygiene practices is crucial for the longevity of crowns and bridges. Regular brushing, flossing, and routine dental check-ups are essential to prevent plaque buildup and maintain the health of the surrounding teeth and gums.
At Dr. Shwetha’s Clinic, we offer expert dental crown and bridge treatments, using high-quality materials and advanced techniques to provide durable and aesthetically pleasing restorations. Our team ensures each patient receives personalized care and comprehensive solutions to achieve a healthy and confident smile.
Dentures are a conventional, age old, tried and tested method of replacing missing teeth for the geriatric patients. Having complete dentures helps with chewing as well as supporting one’s facial structure and improving ones speech. With immediate dentures, you can have a full set of teeth while you are waiting for your gums to heal and your bone to realign after having teeth removed. So, immediate dentures are a great alternative during that time.
Conventional dentures are removable, however there are many different denture designs, some which rely on bonding or clasping onto teeth or are fixed over implants.
Dentures require constant maintenance with soft relining every 2 to 3 years. Your gum tissue and jaw bone shrink with time. This causes the denture to become loose resulting in a poor fit. A visit to your dentist for an oral health examination will determine the cause of your ill- fitting dentures. Take a consult on how to improve the fit off your ill fitting denture with implant support.
Indications: Removable or Implant supported Denture, for the Senior Citizens who want to enjoy life to the fullest!
With advancements in dental technology, modern dentures are designed to look natural and fit comfortably. Dentures are customized to match the patient’s facial features and skin tone, making them less noticeable. Initially, some patients may experience mild discomfort or soreness, but with time, they get accustomed to wearing dentures.
Proper denture care is essential for maintaining their longevity and oral health. Dentures should be cleaned daily using a soft toothbrush or denture brush with non-abrasive denture cleaner or mild soap. They should be removed at night and soaked in water or denture cleaning solution to keep them moist.
The lifespan of dentures depends on various factors, such as the patient’s oral hygiene habits, the materials used, and regular dental check-ups. Well-maintained dentures can last for several years, but they may need occasional adjustments or replacement over time.
Yes, dentures can often be repaired if they are chipped, cracked, or broken. It is essential to visit the dentist as soon as possible if any damage occurs to avoid further issues and ensure proper function.
Dentures are a popular and effective solution for many individuals with missing teeth. However, not everyone may be a suitable candidate. Your dentist will evaluate your oral health and jawbone condition to determine the best tooth replacement option for you.
At Dr. Shwetha’s Clinic, we offer high-quality denture solutions to help restore your smile and improve your quality of life. Our experienced dental professionals will guide you through the denture process and ensure you receive comfortable and natural-looking dentures tailored to your specific needs.
At Dr. Shwetha’s Clinic, we understand the significance of a beautiful smile and its impact on your self-confidence. If you’re looking to enhance the appearance of your teeth and achieve a stunning, flawless smile, dental veneers might be the perfect solution for you.
Porcelain veneers commonly used as a treatment modality for Smile Enhancement are thin shells of ceramic that are bonded to the teeth in order to change the color, tooth position, form or shape and enhance the smile with an aesthetic appearance. They provide strength and resilience, which is comparable to natural tooth enamel.
In the first appointment, a study model is prepared. The study model is used to make a wax up or mock up to give the patient an idea of the final outcome, which is decided by our aesthetic dentist using, the principles of digital smile design. In the second appointment, after minimal preparation of the teeth, impressions are made. Temporary restorations are fabricated immediately. In the next appointment a trial of the veneers is done, to check the aesthetics and they are subsequently bonded to the tooth to provide the required Cosmetic change.
One sitting Composite veneers or Luminaires option is also available. However these have a limited life span and are recommended, for a quick fix. Ceramic veneers are generally preferred as a more permanent and aesthetic option!
Indications: To improve shape, size, color, or position of teeth, To enhance your smile.
Veneers are considered a permanent cosmetic dental solution since a thin layer of enamel is removed during the preparation process. However, they may need replacement after several years due to wear or damage.
The veneer procedure is typically painless. Local anesthesia may be used during the enamel removal step to ensure your comfort. After the procedure, you might experience slight sensitivity, but it should subside within a few days.
The process of getting veneers usually requires two to three dental visits. During the first visit, we will discuss your treatment plan and take impressions of your teeth. The second visit involves preparing your teeth and placing temporary veneers. The final visit includes bonding the permanent veneers to your teeth.
While veneers can improve the appearance of mildly misaligned teeth, they are not a substitute for orthodontic treatments like braces. In cases of severe misalignment, orthodontic solutions may be recommended.
No, once veneers are placed, they cannot be whitened. However, before getting veneers, if you want a whiter shade for your teeth, it’s recommended to undergo teeth whitening treatment to achieve your desired color.
Porcelain veneers are highly resistant to stains, making them an ideal choice for people who want a long-lasting, bright smile. However, composite resin veneers may be more susceptible to staining over time.
Yes, you can get veneers on multiple teeth or even a full set, depending on your smile goals and oral health. Your dentist will work with you to design a treatment plan that achieves the desired results.
If you have more questions or wish to explore the possibility of enhancing your smile with dental veneers, reach out to Dr. Shwetha’s Clinic for a personalized consultation with our experienced dental team. We are dedicated to helping you achieve a confident and beautiful smile through our expert cosmetic dentistry services.
FULL MOUTH RESTORATION
Full mouth rehabilitation (or full mouth reconstruction) is a dental treatment, which includes restoration and/or replacement of all or most of the damaged and missing teeth by means of artificial restorations. It is a complex inter-disciplinary treatment, which requires advanced planning, designing, and execution.
The objectives of the treatment include:
- Restoration of broken and damaged teeth
- Replacement of missing teeth
- Restoration and enhancement of appearance and the vertical height of the face
- Restoration of oral functions such as chewing, swallowing and speaking
Numerous broken, lost and diseased teeth almost always negatively impacts patient’s social interaction, well-being and quality of life. The goals of full mouth reconstruction include improvement of the above aspects of one’s life.
At Dr. Shwetha’s Clinic, we offer comprehensive prosthetic dentistry services, including dental crowns, bridges, dentures, and dental implants. Our experienced team ensures personalized treatment plans and high-quality restorations, helping our patients achieve a functional and beautiful smile.
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