Advanced Dental Restorations

Restorative dentistry focuses on the restoration of the function, health, and aesthetic appearance of the mouth.

The primary focus of restorative dentistry is to save and preserve natural teeth as much as possible, but there are many occasions where we might need to extract and restore tooth loss. At Dr. Sam's Premier Dentistry in Sherman, TX, we offer an array of restorative treatments to reduce your dental health issues.

Aspects of Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is advanced dentistry, and sometimes calls restorations for multiple parts of the mouth, and not just the teeth. Depending on the quality of your mouth, we might recommend the following restorative treatments:
  • Root canal therapy
  • Periodontic treatments for gum health and dental implants.
  • Dental implants for tooth loss
  • Orthodontics for teeth straightening and bite correction.
  • Oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation for facial conditions and surgeries that may affect the teeth.

Why We Might Recommend Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is usually recommended for patients who have a multitude of serious treatment requirements such as:
  • Patients who have suffered severe trauma or injury to the face, teeth, mouth, neck or jaw.
  • Patients who have had radiotherapy or surgery for oral cancers.
  • Patients who have sustained a large amount of damage as a result of periodontal disease, excessive tooth decay, acid erosion or other dental problems.
  • Patients with sleep apnea.
  • Patients with facial deformities.
  • Patients with jaw joint discomfort or pain.
  • Patients who have been affected by developmental conditions such as cleft lip and palate or hypodontia, resulting in them needing specialist multidisciplinary care.

What procedures can be included in restorative dentistry?

Restorative dentistry procedures will vary depending on your individual treatment plan, but could include the following:

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are used to cover teeth that are cracked, eroded or otherwise damaged. They work by completely covering the affected tooth, concealing it within. Crowns can be made from a variety of materials, including color-matched porcelain, which also make them a popular choice in cosmetic dentistry.

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a device that replaces one or more missing teeth. It is anchored to your natural teeth using crowns, and position, function and esthetics will be taken into account when selecting the right material for a dental bridge.

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are custom-made porcelain shells that are bonded to the enamel on the outside of your teeth. They are most often used to create a uniform shape and size to the appearance of teeth, and can be created in any shade, which is why they are also a popular cosmetic dentistry solution. Porcelain veners offer an instantly grafying process to get a brand new smile.

Orthodontic Braces or Invisalign®

If you have teeth that are crooked or overlapping, or if you have an underbite, overbite or crossbite, then you will probably need orthodontic care. Braces can correct bite-related problems, while Invisalign® straightens misaligned teeth.

Root Canal Therapy

Root canal treatments restore infections within the pulp at the root of the tooth, which can also prevent abscesses from developing.

Scaling and Root Planing

This is a periodontal procedure which cleans bacteria and food debris from miniscule pockets that form between the tooth and gums as a result of periodontal disease.

If you have a number of dental complications that require treatment, Dr. Sam and our team would be happy to help you find the dental procedures that will restore the function, health and appearance of your teeth and give you the smile that you deserve. Get in touch today to find out more at 903-708-6400.
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