• One of Australia's leading prosthodontists
  • Passion for high quality dental care
  • Over 20 years' as director of his own practice

History of high-quality smile transformations

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“At Ironside Advanced Dental we take the time to get to know who you are and where you’re coming from. We then create what really suits you, rather than something that’s on the front of a glossy magazine”

— Dr Jim Ironside

As one of Australia’s leading prosthodontists, Dr Jim Ironside is passionate about teaching, research and the overall improvement of prosthodontic dentistry in Australia. As the owner/director of his own practice (Ironside Advanced Dental) he has been committed to helping patients achieve beautiful and natural-looking smiles through quality dental care for the past 25 years.

So what is a prosthodontist?

To become a prosthodontist, a dentist must complete extra training in advanced dental procedures, and not just an extra unit or two of study. On top of the general dental accreditation (which takes around four years), a prosthodontist qualification requires a further three to four years of full time study.
Many dentists refer to themselves as ‘cosmetic dentists’ or ‘cosmetic specialists’. While these dentists have a special interest in cosmetic dental procedures, they haven’t necessarily completed any further examinable study. Unless of course – they are a qualified prosthodontist.
If you require a restorative or cosmetic dental procedure, seeking the services of a prosthodontist guarantees you are being treated by a dentist with advanced experience and craftsmanship.

Restorative Dentistry Sydney

Through the post-graduate training environment, a prosthodontist is exposed to years of advanced dental restorations and education procedures. A prosthodontist is the person most suitably qualified to coordinate any major smile restoration. This includes treatments such as:

  • Dental implants
  • Crowns and bridges

Cosmetic Dentist Sydney

While prosthodontists are expertly trained in the field of restorative dentistry, they are also interested in smile transformations from an aesthetic point of view. Cosmetic dentistry is an area of dental treatment rapidly growing in popularity. A prosthodontist will apply their advanced knowledge and skillset to help you achieve the best possible cosmetic dental results. While you would expect a cosmetic procedure performed by a prosthodontist to be more expensive, this is not necessarily the case. Some of the more common and effective cosmetic treatments offered at Ironside Advanced Dental include:

  • Teeth Whitening
  • Veneers
  • Complete Smile Makeovers

Modern dental advancements and technologies have also made cosmetic dentistry more affordable and accessible to everyone.

Ironside Advanced Dental Sydney

Dr Jim Ironside is passionate about all areas of restorative and cosmetic dentistry and has made a significant contribution to the application of prosthodontic dentistry in Australia. If you are considering restorative or cosmetic dental treatment, entrust the care of your smile to a trained expert, someone who cares about the result of your dental treatment just as much as you.

If you’ve got some questions, or would like to make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.