What is a prosthesis?
In cases where the teeth and surrounding tissues are lost or completely destroyed for various reasons, the materials used to repair or replace them are called prostheses.
What is the purpose of the prosthesis?
In prosthesis; While trying to regain the lost functions of the patient, it is also aimed to correct the deteriorated speech and to improve the aesthetic appearance. Thus, while the oral health, which has been lost to a large extent, is restored, individuals who have to live with missing or destroyed teeth in the society are also supported psychologically. Because individuals who have to live their lives (even for a while) in this way, first of all forget to laugh.
This, in addition to functional disorders, causes damage to the sense of self-confidence in people. It is aimed to increase the quality of life of people with various prostheses made for such patients.
Prostheses made as a result of loss of teeth are generally of two types:
Fixed prostheses such as crowns, bridges, which are made on the teeth left in the mouth and cannot be removed by the patient,
Metal supported ceramic crowns: These are porcelains that are processed on a special metal infrastructure underneath.
Metal-free prostheses: They are full aesthetic crowns processed on ceramic infrastructure. Empress11, zirconium oxide, inceram crowns, laminate veneers are full aesthetic porcelain options without metal support that we have successfully applied in our clinic.
2. Removable prostheses that can be inserted and removed when requested by the patient
Can aesthetics be corrected with prostheses?
If the appearance of the teeth while smiling makes people unhappy all the time, it would be beneficial for that person to consult a dentist. Broken, discolored or deformed teeth have a negative effect on people’s aesthetics. For this reason, people who are psychologically damaged can be saved with the help of various prostheses to be made.