Restorative Dentistry involves repairing the natural tooth that has been damaged or decayed. An assessment of the current condition of your mouth is the first step in regaining oral health. A complete examination of each part of your mouth, teeth, gums and soft tissues, is performed. After this initial diagnosis, treatment plan options are developed and discussed.
Restorative Dentistry Procedures include:
A filling is to replace parts of decayed or damaged teeth. Fillings are made of tooth-colored composite materials, solid porcelain or gold.
Post and Core Build-up
A restoration utilized in a badly broken down, endodontically treated tooth to gain support for the subsequent crown.
A restoration utilized in badly broken down teeth to act as a foundation for a subsequent crown.
A crown is a permanent covering that fits over an original tooth that has either decayed, been damaged, or cracked. Crowns can be made of a variety of different materials such as porcelain, gold, acrylic resin or a mix of these materials. We use the highest quality labs to ensure that your crown fits well and lasts for years.
A bridge is a fixed or removable prosthetic device made out of gold or porcelain meant to replace one or more missing teeth.
A root canal is a procedure that extracts decay from the central part of the tooth, reshapes the canal, and replaces the pulp with strengthening filler.
The removal of a tooth. There are circumstances under which the removal of a tooth may be recommended or necessary.
Complete and partial dentures are removable prosthetic devices designed to replace missing teeth.
Implant-Supported Dentures are full dentures which are attached to dental implants. This type of prosthesis is much more stable and provides for a superior prosthesis, as opposed to full dentures alone. Learn more about Implant-Supported Dentures.
A dental implant is a small titanium screw that serves as the replacement for the root portion of a missing natural tooth. Dental implants can be placed in either the upper or lower jaws. Due to the biocompatible properties of titanium, a dental implant fuses with the bone and becomes a good anchor for the replacement tooth. Dental implants can be a solution for replacing single or multiple missing teeth. Learn more about Dental Implants.
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