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What is a prosthodontist?

 

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A prosthodontist is a dental specialist who is skilled in restoring or replacing teeth with fixed or removable prostheses (appliances), maintaining proper occlusion. A prosthodontist also treats facial deformities with artificial prostheses such as eyes, ears, and noses.

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