What is Restorative Dentistry?
Restorative dentistry involves treatments and procedures that improve the function and aesthetic value of your smile. Restorative dentistry can range from procedures that improve the way that you chew and eat to cosmetic options that enhance the look and feel of your teeth. At Polished Dental, we offer a range of quality restorative procedures to fit your needs. With the help of an examination done by our doctors, we can create a specialized treatment plan just for you.
Why is Restorative Dentistry needed?
You may need restorative dentistry if you have teeth that have become compromised in some way. You might be dealing with tooth decay, lost restorations, broken teeth or are simply interested in whitening, bonding or veneers. Our goal is to offer you a wide variety of restorative options that aim to improve the health and look of your smile. Restorative options vary from one patient to another, ensuring that you receive only what is needed.
What makes you a candidate for Restorative Dentistry?
Prior to having any type of restorative procedure done, you'll come into our office for a consultation. The consult will include an exam and series of different x-rays so that we can create a personalized treatment plan just for you. We will help in teaching you about each individual procedure and what to expect when having it done.
What can be expected with Restorative Dentistry?
Because there are so many different restoration options available, you will need to consult with our doctors prior to having work done. What works for one patient may not be right for you, so it is important that you understand your options. The purpose of restorative dentistry is to correct certain problems while simultaneously improving the look of your teeth. Some of the most common restorative procedures include:
- Fixed bridges
- Dental crowns
- Amalgam filling replacement
- Root canals
- Inlays and onlays