Dr. Pablo Cuevas is the prosthodontics specialist you can trust. With over 31 years of experience, his education, research and specialized training set him apart and have earned him respect from his colleagues within and outside his field.His commitment to ongoing education and development means that you can be sure that you will receive the best care, using the latest advancements. Whether you need a new implant or need one strengthened and secured, Dr. Pablo Cuevas has the breadth of knowledge needed to design your smile beautifully.His journey to Fairfield, CT, started at the University of Iowa one of the top five dental schools where he earned a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He continued his studies at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Department of Otolaryngology as an American Cancer Society fellow, gaining post-graduate prosthodontics training.He dedicated himself to research and education as a professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Through articles and teaching, he focused his work on Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry. He was then elected to the Board of Directors of the American College of Prosthodontics, the youngest member to date.Dr. Cuevas also founded the Connecticut Section of the American College of Prosthodontics. His other offices have included sitting on the Board of Governors of the Connecticut State Dental Association, Past President of the Bridgeport Dental Association, Chairman of the Ethics and Judicial Committees of the Connecticut State Dental Associations and current member of the following: American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, and the Bridgeport Dental Society.
Education and Training
University of Iowa Dental Degree 1986
University of Iowa Prosthodontics 1989
Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS's Expert Contributions
The dental implant should last a lifetime (dental literature states 32 year), the crown that is placed on top of the implant should last 10 -20 years or longer. Both of these artificial prosthesis are the longest lasting restorations known to mankind. What else is man made, goes into your body, almost as good as what it replaces and you use it everyday for 10-30 years with a excellent outcome? READ MORE
There are several rinses that can help you. With a mild infection using hydrogen peroxide 3-5 times a day may do the trick. Prescription Chlorhexidine rinses or anti-fungal ointments may also help if more moderate or severe cases. Good oral hygiene and frequent three month maintenance appointments are the best way to prevent an infection from developing. Diabetic patients should be seen more than twice a year because your are more prone to periodontal disease. READ MORE
In most situations a dental implant is the most reasonably priced option, long term. Other options are less expensive short term but in the end may cost more and require more treatment. You need to keep you mouth healthy for a life time, keep this goal in focus when making decision for your oral health. READ MORE
Yes there are several fluoride gel and rinses that can be applied on a daily basis to prevent decay. MI paste is an excellent decay fighting ointment. Interesting enough sugarless gum and hard candies have also helped in fighting decay. However once your tooth has started to decay, the rotted portion mus be removed and restored with a filling. I prefer tooth colored fillings READ MORE
There are several factors that can cause lesions in your mouth. From dietary deficiencies to systemic or localized conditions to stress. Any lesion in your mouth should be evaluated by a dentist as soon as possible. They could be contagious and you do not want to pass them on to a loved one. READ MORE
Generally noises in your jaw joint especially crackling is a sign of a disharmony in the joint space. These noises are almost impossible to eliminate but they can be controlled and managed. There are several mouth guards that can help you with this condition. You need to see a dentist that focuses there practice on TMJ problems. The rule of thumb is once you have noise in your joint you have it for the rest of your life, my hope is that you can prevent it from getting worst. I'm sorry. READ MORE
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Board of GovernorsConnecticut State Dental Association - 2017
- DirectorAmerican College of Prosthodontists - 2017
- Past PresidentThe American College of Prosthodontists, Connecticut Section - 2017
- PresidentBridgeport Dental Association - 2017
- Deputy Grand MasterDelta Sigma Delta - 2017
- ChairmanCSDA Ethics Council - 2017
- Top Dentist2017Connecicut Magazine
- American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
- Federation of Prosthodontic Organizations
- Paul Harris Fellow Rotary Foundation
- Hartford Dental Society
- Academy of Osseointegration
- Pierre Fauchard Academy
- Chicago Dental Society
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
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