About our Prosthodontic Practice in Baton Rouge
At Appleton Prosthodontics, we believe beautiful smiles come from a process of receiving high-quality dental care and maintaining good dental hygiene. Dr. Richard Appleton and his team aim to supply patients in Baton Rouge with comprehensive dental care to restore dental health and support good-standing overall wellness.
What is a prosthodontist?
A prosthodontist is a specialist in replacing missing teeth. Prosthodontists receive up to three years of additional education in addition to dental school. As a graduate of the American College of Prosthodontist, a member the Academy of Osseointegration, and a member of the American Dental Association, Dr. Appleton provides only the highest level of restorative dentistry for his patients.
Prosthodontists specialize in conducting procedures that utilize crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, onlays, dental implants, and complete and partial dentures. Depending on the patient’s situation, Dr. Appleton will replace a missing tooth or several teeth, repair existing damaged teeth, and completely refashion an entire smile to ensure full function and aesthetic.
Dedicated to Our Patients' Dental Health
Each new patient receives a comprehensive examination of every tooth. We use radiographs to map out the anatomical structure of a patient’s dental system, including the jaw and teeth, to ensure each patient’s dental health rests on a strong foundation. During this time, Dr. Appleton interviews each patient, getting to know their dental and medical history and find out their goals.
What Sets Appleton Prosthodontics Apart?
With over 20 years of professional experience practicing dentistry, Dr. Richard Appleton brings his expertise in the dental field to his local community in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Dr. Appleton’s multidisciplinary approach to dentistry ensures each of his patients receives the individualized care they need to completely restore dental function and improve the esthetics of their smile.
As part of his commitment to his patients, Dr. Appleton communicates with patients every step of the way. He coordinates with other local dental specialist, including orthodontist, oral surgeons, and endodontists, to create comprehensive treatment plans for his clients. He goes as far as attending his patients’ dental surgery in order to monitor their procedure and make sure details of the treatment plan is adhered to.
Dr. Appleton believes his dental services can help even those with the most severely compromised dentition. He finds joy in reaching the moment when his patients can finally smile with great confidence.
To learn more about how comprehensive dental care from a specialist can help restore and strengthen your dental health, call or visit Appleton Prosthodontics in Baton Rouge and schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard Appleton today!