Preventive Prosthodontics : Seeing the Unseen

  • Dr. Shruti.P.Mehta Professor and Head, College of Dental Science and Research Centre
  • Dr. Hitendra Shah Profesor,College of Dental Science and Research Centre
  • Dr. Priyanka.V.Sutariya Profesor,College of Dental Science and Research Centre
  • Dr. Vinita.P.Karia
  • Dr. Viraj.Y.Shah
  • Dr.Tanvi.S.Goyal
Keywords: preventive prosthodontics, levels of prevention

Abstract

The aim of Preventive prosthodontics should be an attempt to converge to the dictum of DeVan “Perpetual preservation of what remains, rather than meticulous restoration of what is lost”. Preventive prophylaxis improves the overall prognosis of the stomatognathic system and the quality of life significantly.  Moreover, efforts directed toward disease prevention are fundamentally superior to dental rehabilitation due to disease development. With a paradigm shift in dental care practice in progress during the current pandemic situation, preventive dentistry holds the prospects to reduce the treatment needs of the patients. Preventive prosthetic dentistry is the need of the hour.

 

Author Biographies

Dr. Shruti.P.Mehta, Professor and Head, College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Head, Department of Prosthodontics,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Dr. Hitendra Shah, Profesor,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Profesor,Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Dr. Priyanka.V.Sutariya, Profesor,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Profesor, Department of Prosthodontics,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Dr. Vinita.P.Karia

Post-Graduate student, Department of Prosthodontics,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Dr. Viraj.Y.Shah

Post-Graduate student, Department of Prosthodontics,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

Dr.Tanvi.S.Goyal

Post-Graduate student, Department of Prosthodontics,College of Dental Science and Research Centre

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Published
2021-01-15
How to Cite
Dr. Shruti.P.Mehta, Dr. Hitendra Shah, Dr. Priyanka.V.Sutariya, Dr. Vinita.P.Karia, Dr. Viraj.Y.Shah, & Dr.Tanvi.S.Goyal. (2021). Preventive Prosthodontics : Seeing the Unseen. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 11(6), 61-65. Retrieved from http://nicpd.ac.in/ojs-/index.php/njirm/article/view/2846
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Review Article