Restorative dentistry is the branch of dentistry that deals with restoration of problematic teeth that are diseased, injured, abnormal or missing. This smile preservation system gives patients and dentists options to preserve and restore smiles for patients of all ages. Teeth that are destroyed or missing from a traumatic accident, excessive decay or disease now can have new life through a myriad of restorative dentistry options.
Different dentist perform a variety of restorative procedures, so it is important to find a dentist that you are comfortable with and one who is experienced in restorative dentistry like Dr. Leia Porcaro. The most popular restorative procedures are porcelain crowns, porcelain bridges, porcelain veneers, tooth colored composite fillings, dentures and partial dentures. An experienced and trustworthy dentist will help you set a plan to address your most immanent dental needs. If you are interested in the most permanent solution to replace a missing tooth ask your dentist about dental implants. Some restorative dentists perform dental implants and others will send you to an oral surgeon that specializes in implants. Fixing your dental problems with the most cost effective long term solution should be the primary goal with all restorative work.
In restorative cases, it’s always best to attempt to save your natural tooth or teeth. A healthy natural tooth is better for your long term oral health. The shape, color and size of your tooth can always be changed with a veneer, crown or composite filling. If you are in need of restorative dental work let Dr. Porcaro and Grateful Dental create a restorative dentistry plan that suits your needs and your budget. An experienced restorative dentist can transform your smile and your life.