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A dentist with expertise in complex dental and face issues, such as the restoration and artificial tooth replacement of missing or damaged teeth, is known as a prosthodontist. They have extensive training in dentures, jaw diseases, dentures with implants, crowns, bridges, and more.

The number of Americans who have dental implants is thought to be close to 300,000. The majority of them are examined and placed by their primary dentist or a prosthodontist.

Cosmetic dentistry, a growing field in recent years, is another area of expertise for prosthodontists. According to studies, 25% of Americans claim that their teeth or grin is the one facial feature they would modify to improve their self-esteem. This kind of dentist is well-versed in the dynamics of a smile.


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Who are a Prosthodontists?

The branch of dentistry that specialises in dental prostheses is called prosthodontics, commonly known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry. The American Dental Association (ADA), the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, all recognise it as one of the 12 dental specialties. It is "the dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes," according to the American Dental Association.

What are the basic qualifications needed for becoming a Prosthodontists?

  • Students should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.

  • Should have scored at least 50% in 10+2 (or equivalent) examination

  • Students should have qualified entrance examination (NEET)

Which Stream will be best/suitable/relevant for Prosthodontists?

To make a career as Prosthodontists, one can take up any stream in 10+2, with a respectable percentage. Students from Biology stream can choose to pursue Prosthodontists as a career.

Which Course will be best for Prosthodontists?

  • BDS - 4 years

  • MDS - 2 years

  • PhD - 5 years

What are the top universities in India to study for Prosthodontists?

  • KGMU, Lucknow.

  • PGIMS Rohtak, Rohtak.

  • MCODS, Manipal.

  • Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, Chennai.

  • SOA Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar.

  • Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi.

  • SDCH Rishikesh, Rishikesh.

  • SBBDC Ghaziabad, Ghaziabad.

What are the top universities abroad to study for Prosthodontists?

  • University of Toronto

  • The university of British Columbia.

  • University of Alberta.

  • Harvard University.

  • McGill University.

What are the entrance Exams for Prosthodontists?

  • NEET

  • National Eligibility cum Entrance Test MDS

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) PG

  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) PG

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)

Any Scholarship are available for Prosthodontists?

  • New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program.

  • The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF).

  • Financial Support to The Students of NER For Higher Professional Courses (NEC Merit Scholarship) 2022.

  • Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme For RPF/RPSF 2022.

What are the professions available for Prosthodontists?

  • Senior Prosthodontist. Senior Prosthodontist.

  • Prosthodontist. Prosthodontist.

  • Dentist. Qtest lab and diagnostics.

  • Dentist for digital treatment Planning.

  • Dentist Senior NGH.

  • Dentist for Intra-Oral Scanning & Business Development for Aligners, Ahmedabad.

  • Family Dentist.

  • Resident Dentist.

Which skills are Required to be for Prosthodontists?

  • Leadership.

  • Decision making skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Dexterity.

Which type of personality is best for Prosthodontists?

ISTJs and ESTJs share many traits that make for great dentists. They're dedicated workers who value order, structure, and high standards. When they communicate, it's honest and direct, based

on facts and logic rather than intuition and feelings.

What are the best companies offering jobs as a Prosthodontists?

  • Apollo

  • Vedanta

  • Smile expert

  • Esthete Dental


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