While you may feel a little intimidated when you hear the term dental restorations, it simply refers to tooth repair or the rebuilding of the teeth. There are many reasons for why a tooth or teeth would be in need of some repair, with decay being one of the more common reasons. Since there are quite a few restoration options, when it comes to helping restore teeth back to their original condition, discussing which of these options are going to be best for you with a professional dentist will get you started in the right direction.
While many people take advantage of the many restoration options that are now available because they care about their oral health and want a nice smile, there are some who are not quite sure about the tooth repair process. Most concerns revolve around whether or not the restoration will be natural looking, which is important to every dental patient. Our goal is to make sure that each patient is satisfied with the results of the restoration procedure.
Another restoration concern people have is how durable the tooth repair is going to be. They want to make sure that they are able to perform their regular everyday functions without having to worry about whether or not the tooth repair is indeed going to do the job it is supposed to do, and without fail. Know that restorations are meant to last for many years.
Popular dental restoration options
Dental patients like options when it comes to some of the more popular dental restoration methods.
Fillings are the most common restoration procedure. While most people get tooth-colored fillings, gold and silver are also an option for patients.
We use a dental implant when a tooth is missing. It is important to note that we will permanently attach a dental implant to the jaw bone.
Bonding can repair a chipped or cracked tooth so that it looks whole again.
Also known as dental caps, a dental crown fits over a damaged tooth or where a missing tooth should be in order to give back structure.
Dental Veneers aka dental laminates
A thin ceramic shell is placed over a tooth to improve how it looks.
Dentures, Partial Dentures
Dentures are used when many teeth are missing in a row.
A dental bridge is similar to dentures, yet is simpler in design and comes with the option of being permanently attached.
Whiter teeth can make a brighter smile. We can help brighten the shade of the teeth for a whiter shine.
Dental restorations are one of the best ways for you to take control of your oral health and will help ensure that you have a smile you can be proud of. If you have any dental issues that you would like more information about, know that we are here for you.
As dental professionals, we know how important it is for you to take good care of your oral health. We also understand how important it is to have your teeth looking their best so you can feel confident every single time you smile.