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01995 606091

  • Weind House, Park Hill Road, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3 1EL

Removable Prosthodontics – high end dentures

Finlay is a specialist in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics. Restorative dentistry is the science concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and related structures of the mouth. It includes the repair or replacement of defective/missing teeth. Prosthodontics is the dental speciality pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth. In the UK there are just over 300 specialists in restorative dentistry and approximately 400 specialists in prosthodontics out of just over 40,000 registered dentists.

Finlay is a dental specialists who undertakes many different and complex technical procedures related to the replacement and restoration of teeth. He has advanced diagnostic skills, which ensures he identifies dental problems before restoring the function and aesthetics of the mouth. Finlay has his own particular area of expertise in removable dentures (prosthodontics) working closely with Rowan, his superb in house dental technician. The experience and restorative technical skills of Finlay with Rowan's technical input allows him to deliver very high quality treatment.

What is the difference between a general dentist and a prosthodontist? A specialist in prosthodontics is a dentist who has successfully completed a formal, advanced education program in prosthodontics that is accredited by the appropriate accrediting body. In the United Kingdom, that body is the General Dental Council, through the Royal College of Surgeons. The training required to become a prosthodontist is through formally structured university/dental hospital programs to give them further skills and knowledge required to plan and manage complex dental problems. They are qualified only after several years of rigorously monitored full time training, practice, examination and critical review. As a result Finlay has a wide and extensive range of techniques and a comprehensive view of the mouth as part of the human body.