Training requirements for prosthodontics are very strict and standardized throughout the country. Dentist from all over the world compete to get into the training programs that are here in the United states. Prosthodontic programs are usually small and extremely difficult to get into.Prosthodontists are dental specialists in the restoration and replacement of teeth. After completing four years of dental school, Prosthodontists receive three years of specialized training in an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited graduate education program. Prosthodontics is one of the eight dental specialties recognized by the ADA.Rigorous training and experience provide Prosthodontists with the special understanding of the dynamics of the smile, the preservation of a healthy mouth, and the creation of tooth replacements. Serving as the "architect" of a dental treatment plan, Prosthodontists collaborate with general dentists, specialists and other health professionals to develop solutions to your dental concerns.