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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Prosthodontic Rehabilitation: Back to Future

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Author Details: Vinay Pavan Kumar Kadavakolanu, Jayakar Shetty, Chiranjeevi Reddy, Chandrasekharan Nair K

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 35

Article End Page : 39


The story of prosthodontics is quite unique and that status has been maintained for quite a long time. In dental history, Prosthodontics appeared second to oral surgery has a treatment modalities. 1918 saw the Professional emergence of this specialty when few dentists who were interested in the field of prosthetic dentistry assembled at Chicago and sought to learn the techniques and concepts which were popular then. Prosthodontics has pioneered the field of reconstruction compared to all other medical specialties. Over time, Rehabilitation techniques have changed considerably. Prosthodontics has a branch possesses a unique set of characteristics that have shaped much of dentistry. This article explores the relevance of prosthodontics through a careful journey from the profound past to the exciting futuristic frontiers.

Keywords: Prosthodontics, Prosthetic Rehabilitation, History, Past and Future