What is a prosthodontist?

Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training and expertise in the areas of complex restorative treatment and comprehensive cosmetic solutions.

Prosthodontists are specialized dentists with advanced training and expertise in the areas of complex restorative treatment and comprehensive cosmetic solutions.

How is a prosthodontist different from a general dentist?

1

Advanced Training

After four years of post-graduate dental school education, prosthodontists complete three additional years of intensive training in a program accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA). Their advanced clinical education in prosthodontics focuses on the diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of complex restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

2

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Prosthodontists possess a highly specialized knowledge base and clinical skill set in the areas of dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, and complex facial and birth defects.

3

High Level of Expertise

Expertise matters when it comes to more complicated dental restorations and transformative smile makeovers.

Known as the architects of beautiful smiles, prosthodontists deliver specialized treatment for:

  • Complete Smile Makeovers
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Lifetime Tooth Replacement with Dental Implants
  • Complex Smile Restoration due to traumatic injury or birth defects

About Dr. Lalonde

Dr. James Lalonde brings over 37 years of experience to clinical dentistry.  He is one of only 15 Board Certified Implantologists  in the state of Indiana. He is a fellow in the Misch Implant Institute, a fellow in the International College of Oral Implantologists, a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a member of the American College of Prosthodontists.

AAID - American Academy of Implant DentistryMisch International Implant InstituteInternational Congress of Oral ImplatologistsABOI - American Board of Oral ImplantologyACP - American College of Prosthodontists - Your smile. Our specialty.