Losing one or more teeth can hurt more than just your smile’s esthetics. Eventually, you can develop other complications that hinder your overall oral health. How do you replace missing teeth? Fortunately, we can address the situation with a dental prosthetic, allowing you to enjoy a whole and healthy smile again.
Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry
Do you know when to expect us to suggest restorative dentistry for your smile? Are you even certain what this area of dental care is all about? For starters, we suggest restorative care when your smile is in need of help because your oral health is in decline – this may include physical injury or… Read more »
When you learn that you require a dental extraction to improve your oral health, you may initially have some misgivings. After all, there are so many restorative dentistry treatments available to offer support and repairs, you may wonder if the removal of your tooth is necessary. First, we would like to reassure you that we… Read more »
As part of our approach to restorative dentistry we may recommend a dental crown. Made from a variety of materials, this restoration returns the tooth to optimal function and appearance. There are a number of ways crowns restore smiles, from repairing damaged teeth to aiding in the replacement of lost ones.
Do you have an aching tooth? If so, then you may have a cavity. Without treatment, this seemingly minor issue could threaten the health and stability of your tooth. In order to treat the problem we may recommend a dental filling. Do you need a filling? Do you have decay that requires treatment?
What happens when you chip a tooth or develop serious tooth decay? To avoid discomfort or other complications you may need a restorative treatment. Restorative dentistry involves procedures designed to return the function and appearance of a tooth. There are a number of ways to restore your smile, including lifelike crowns and dental fillings.
Dental veneer treatment can be an option for anterior teeth when professional or over-the-counter whitening systems are not effective; when your teeth are showing wear due to bruxing (the habitual grinding and clenching of your teeth); when one or more of your anterior teeth have been chipped, cracked, or broken due to trauma or wear;… Read more »
Dating as far back as 700 BCE, dentures were first invented by the Etruscans. Animal teeth or teeth from another person were held together with a gold band and metal pins, and were slipped onto remaining teeth. Only the wealthy could afford dentures because the use of gold made them so expensive. Dentures today are… Read more »
There are several options when it comes to replacing a missing tooth. Each option has its pros and cons. Some are more invasive and more expensive than others. Some are permanent and some aren’t. Your choice of treatment will be based on several factors. You can discuss your treatment options with your dentist and make… Read more »
It is mostly as you age that you begin having trouble with your teeth, especially if you’ve practiced good oral hygiene and visited your dentist regularly over the years. Your teeth can become weaker as you age especially if they have large fillings. They may break or crack and rather than have them fixed you… Read more »