Dr. Reena M. Varghese is a Board Certified Prosthodontist with a double Master's degree. She was the youngest female to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists.
After completing four years of dental school, prosthodontists complete an extra three years of specialized training through a hospital or university-based program accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA). Graduate programs in prosthodontics include classroom lectures, literature reviews, seminars, and laboratory and clinical training in all aspects of dental health and restoration.
Becoming Board Certified
After completing the residency program, prosthodontists have the option of applying for Board Certification. The process, which is administered by the American Board of Prosthodontics, requires the candidates to demonstrate the highest integration of clinical and didactic knowledge and successfully complete a comprehensive written examination and a rigorous series of oral examinations. The process of becoming board certified can take up to seven years. Once certified, the prosthodontist 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 and is subjected to recertification every eight years to ensure that he/she is current in practices that affect the prosthodontic specialty.
American Board of Prosthodontics
The mission of the American Board of Prosthodontics is to certify individuals who have demonstrated special knowledge and skills in prosthodontics. The board also seeks to certify those who are committed to life-long learning and a lifetime of ethical practices, who value the doctor/patient relationship, who respect those with philosophical, cultural or physical differences and who are committed to the advancement of prosthodontics.
Why See A Board Certified Prosthodontist?
A board certified prosthodontist has been voluntarily examined by his/her peers according to knowledge and clinical skills. Becoming board certified signifies the prosthodontist's pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in prosthodontics.
As a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Reena M. Varghese, MSEd, MSc is dedicated to the highest standards of care, technology and service in replacing your teeth and restoring optimum appearance and function to your smile.
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To learn how Dr. Varghese can improve the health, function and esthetics of your smile, please contact the Princeton Prosthodontic office today.