Orthopedic dentistry is an extensive, constantly developing section of dentistry, the purpose of which is to restore the integrity of the dentition in the patient. Doctors orthopedists are engaged in prosthetics and use in their work such types of prosthetics as removable and non-removable prosthetics, micro prosthetics, as well as modern prosthetics on implants. Orthopedic dentists can do a lot: prosthetics of the front tooth, so that no one will notice the difference with the teeth of the family; restore the dentition in the absence of several teeth in a row or with severely damaged teeth; implant the implant and restore the tooth lost many years ago.
Lack of a tooth is not only a cosmetic problem. This is the highest risk of developing a number of pathologies related to both the oral cavity and the chewing process, which means food processing, gastrointestinal tract functions, and the immune system. A timely and correctly installed prosthesis will prevent further deterioration of the dentition, destruction and abrasion of adjacent teeth, overload and deformation of the jaw, and disruption of its working mechanism. Continue reading