The Goal Of Restorative Dentistry
The goal of restorative dentistry is to repair damage to your smile caused by injury or illness. We offer a variety of dental services designed to restore your smile to its natural strength and appearance, from dentures to Teeth-in-an-Hour dental implants.
Dentures are removable false teeth that help you eat and smile with confidence after tooth loss. Whether you need new dentures or want to replace worn dentures with the latest style, we can customize both complete and partial dentures.
A dental implant is a prosthetic tooth root (typically made of titanium) designed to support a crown or permanent denture. While the dental implant procedure used to take several months, we use Teeth-in-an-Hour from Nobel Biocare to give you a new smile in one appointment.
If you’ve recently lost a tooth, your dentist may recommend a dental bridge to restore your smile. Like the name suggests, a dental bridge “bridges” the gap in your smile left by a missing tooth. A dental bridge is comprised of a false tooth anchored in place by crowns on both sides.
Our dentists do everything in their power to save a tooth. However, sometimes we’ll need to extract a tooth as a last resort to protect your oral health. Before emergency tooth extraction, we’ll take x-rays to determine the best method for pulling teeth.
A dental crown (also called a “tooth cap” by our patients) is used to restore a tooth to its natural strength and appearance. You may be a candidate for a dental crown if your tooth was made fragile by a large cavity, fracture, or root canal. A front tooth crown can also be used to cover discoloration.
Inlays and onlays are a great compromise between fillings and dental crowns. If the damage to your tooth is too severe for a filling, your dentist may recommend a dental inlay or onlay. Inlays and onlays are sometimes called “indirect fillings.”