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...But don't call these two Prosthodontists cosmetic dentists.

Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics

Did You Know?

Dr. Sellinger and Dr. Hanna’s extensive training and experience with aesthetic reconstructions set them apart.

Any general dentist that has graduated from dental school can call themselves a cosmetic dentist. Dr. Sellinger and Dr. Hanna have both gone beyond the four years of dental school and have completed an additional four years of training to become Board Certified Prosthodontists.

They are known for their reconstructions that can be completed in as little as two visits!

What is a Prosthodontist?

A Prosthodontist is one of the nine dental specialists recognized by the American Dental Association. In order to become a certified Prosthodontist, three additional years of training in an ADA accredited post-doctoral program are required after earning a dental degree. This training includes extensive clinical education as well as an in-depth education and research of dental materials, along with extensive training in all dental laboratory procedures.

Prosthodontics combines art and science to deliver the most natural looking smile with the highest level of function.

Of the approximate 175,000 dentists less than 2 percent are prosthodontists. It is the only recognized specialty that deals with the aesthetic and functional aspects of crowns veneers, implant dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation.

What tooth problems do prosthodontists solve?

  • Missing teeth → individual or multiple
  • Full mouth reconstruction or rehabilitation
  • Complete replacement of all the teeth in the mouth
  • Complex aesthetic challenges
  • Tooth discoloration after root canals
  • Worn, uneven or misshapen teeth
  • Any discoloration: stained, yellowing, dull
  • Replacement of defective or unsightly silver fillings
  • Replacement of defective or leaking composite fillings
  • Replacement of old worn or ill fitting crowns and bridges
  • Spacing in the front teeth
  • Correction of misaligned teeth
  • Tooth repair and replacement from a traumatic accident

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Our own exclusive porcelain laboratory

hanau_articulatorHaving our own exclusive dental laboratory sets our practice apart form a traditional aesthetic driven dental practice. When creating a smile it is the small intricate details that make one smile makeover superior than another. The ability to mimic nature and create a smile that is beautiful necessitates teamwork and communication.

Excellence in communication

Our long standing relationship with our porcelain laboratory ensures that our smiles and other tooth restorations are beautiful and natural and saves our patients time. Additionally, adjustments that would normally have to be sent back to a laboratory can be made at the time of the appointment here in our office.

Quality Control:

Utilizing only premium materials, like Noritake TM porcelain for our veneers, and the latest technologies, such as zirconia crowns, IPS e.max inlays and onlays. Our lab produces restorations of unparalleled fit, strength, and beauty.