About Prosthodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of cosmetic dental treatments, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dentistry are discussed.

Prosthodontists are experts in the restoration and replacement of your natural teeth.  After completing four years of dental school, they complete an additional 2 to 3 years of specialized training in an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited graduate program.  Prosthodontics is one of nine ADA recognized dental specialties.

Prosthodontist Dr. Terrance Smith

Dr. Terrance L. Smith is a native of West Virginia and attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry.  After graduation in 1979, Dr. Smith entered military service with the U.S. Army.  While on active duty he completed tours both overseas and in the United States and was both Airborne and Special Forces Qualified.  He received his specialty training in Prosthodontics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and is Board Certified.  He has published several articles and has lectured extensively to both military and civilian groups.  Dr. Smith’s last tour with the Army was at Fort Bragg where he was the chief of Fixed Prosthodontics and a principal instructor in the Army’s graduate dental program.

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