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Dr.Narong Potiket
Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontics

• Prosthodontist
• Cert. in Prosthodontics, Esthetics and Implantology
• Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics

Prosthodontist Narong Potiket, DDS, MS, FACP, received his Doctor of Dental surgery from Chulalongkorn University with honor. He left Thailand to Louisiana State University and achieved the certificate in advanced dental education in Prosthodontics, master degree of science, and fellowship in Aesthetics and Implantology.

He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He was appointed to be an assistant professor at Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry and maintain his intramural practice focus in cosmetic and implant dentistry. His research and publications focus on cosmetic dentistry and ceramics. Dr. Potiket continues to lecture nationally and internationally.

After several years, Dr. Potiket relocated to Thailand and founded his own clinic with his own name, Dr.Narong Potiket Dental Clinic.

What is a prosthodontist ?

A prosthodontist is a dentist with additional education in the restoration and replacement of missing teeth as well as a wide variety of other esthetic and cosmetic procedures. Prosthodontics is one of only nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA).

What training do prosthodontists have ?

After Graduating from dental school, prosthodontists complete a three or four year ADA-accredited residency Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontics program. It includes lectures and seminars, and intensive laboratory and clinical experience in fabricating crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, and dental implants.

Residents also receive extensive training in diagnosing and treating temporomandibular disorders (TMD) of the jaw, traumatic injuries to oral structures, and congenital or birth anomalies such as cleft palate, and oral cancer reconstruction. In addition, they are qualified to manage bruxism and sleep apnea disorders such as snoring.

Prosthodontists are dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Your prosthodontist will work closely with you to develop a comprehensive plan to treat your specific situation and explain what results you can expect.

What does it mean to be Board Certified in Prosthodontics ?

After completing an accredited residency program, prosthodontists have the option of applying for Board certification in the specialty. The process, which is administered by the American Board of Prosthodontics, is similar to that in other dental and medical fields.

Subsequent to completing a comprehensive written examination, candidates must present three patient cases and defend their diagnosis, treatment, and results to a panel of examiners, all of whom are experienced Board Certified prosthodontists.

After successfully challenging the multipart process, which requires approximately four years, the prosthodontist becomes certified and is recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. To maintain their certification, Diplomates must demonstrate their commitment to their continuing professional education by attending or presenting scientific lectures or publishing articles or textbook chapters.

Experts in Diagnosis and Treatment

Because of their additional education and training, Prosthodontists are experts in diagnosis, treatment planning and restorative procedures. Your prosthodontist can restore your oral function and improve the esthetic appearance of your smile through:

• Replacement of broken, worn, or decayed teeth with crowns, veneers or inlays
• Placement of implant crowns and prostheses
• Replacement of missing teeth with bridges
• Fabricating removable dentures
• Restoration of the occlusion
• Management of TMJ disorders and bruxism

Maxillofacial prosthodontists also manage congenital or developmental defects; traumatic injuries; and abnormalities resulting from cancer surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy treatment. The American Board of Prosthodontics was incorporated in 1946. The Board conducts the written qualifying and oral certifying examinations on an annual basis.

The American Board of Prosthodontics


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