Restorative Care in
Restorative dentistry includes any dental procedure that repairs or restores damaged teeth or other oral structures. Examples include fillings, crowns, bridges, and implants.
If you have a tooth that is missing, decayed, weakened or cracked, some type of restorative care will likely be required.
Composite Resin Fillings Repair Decay
Fillings are necessary if a cavity has developed in a tooth and decay has begun to occur. If decay is spread, it can lead to more severe problems, including bone loss. Getting a filling to repair decay can prevent you from later needing crowns, root canal treatment, or tooth extraction.
Tooth-Colored Fillings are Comparatively Inexpensive
A local anesthetic is given, decayed areas of the tooth are removed, and a composite resin filling is put in the decay’s place. Composite Resin can be bonded to the tooth in layers, allowing the dentist to preserve more of your natural tooth. It is also comparatively inexpensive, tooth-colored, and less noticeable than metal fillings.
Another option for replacing missing teeth is installing dental implants. A metal anchor is inserted into the jawbone, allowed to heal, and a metal post is installed into the anchor a few months later. After healing is completed, an artificial tooth is made and screwed or cemented to the post. You can read more about Crown Point’s typical procedures for dental implant work in detail here. The implant can then be treated as one of your natural teeth.
Root Canal Therapy
Restorative Dental Care
Crowns & Bridges
9101 Monroe Rd Suite 130
Charlotte, North Carolina 28270
Crown on a tooth
A dental crown covers an existing tooth. They are likewise used to shield a frail tooth from breaking, cover stained or very molded teeth, or hold an extension or dental replacement set up.
Crowns are generally produced using porcelain, ceramic, glass, or metal. Our Charlotte dental team will set up the tooth by eliminating a layer of its external surface. To make a crown, we take the form of the tooth and send it away to an expert who will set up the crown.
It can frequently be matched to the shade of different teeth so that it will mix in. You may be given a temporary crown to help you through until the long-lasting crown is made.
Crown on an implant
Dental crowns can supplant a missing tooth when they are secured by a dental implant. Such an arrangement is known as an implant upheld crown. How do these parts of a fake tooth associate with the dental implant implanted in the jaw and the crown situated over the gum line? There are two fundamental ways that dental crowns connect to inserts. The principal way is with the utilization of screws. The second is by establishing the crown onto the projection that interfaces with the implant. Could it be said that one is way better compared to the next?
The Components Of An Artificial Tooth
An implant upheld crown comprises three sections. The first is the dental implant, which is implants in the jaw. The second is a projection, which interfaces with the implant on the lower end and the crown on the upper end. The third part is the crown, which appends to the upper finish of the projection. The crown joins to the implant through the projection. It can join to the projection with screws or dental concrete. Every strategy has its purposes, advantages, and disadvantages.
Connecting Dental Crowns With Oral Cement
A dental specialist could decide to connect the crown to the projection with dental concrete. This is usually finished on forward-looking teeth for stylish purposes. Dental concrete is tooth-shaded, implying that a forward-looking dental crown joined with dental concrete won’t have the staining that occurs with screw-held crowns. Nonetheless, a few drawbacks exist to establishing a dental crown onto an implant.
Disadvantages Of Attaching A Crown To A Dental Implant With Cement
Any dental rebuilding that is set up with dental concrete should remain up until the end of time. It isn’t intended to be eliminated. The thing is, nonetheless, that implant upheld crowns might require a check-up sooner or later. The check-up would commonly include separating the crown, which is troublesome when it is solidified onto the implant.
Eliminating such a dental crown is troublesome and will quite often include splitting the crown up. Eventually, the dental specialist will probably need to supplant the old crown through and through.
The Benefits And Uses Of Screw-Retained Dental Crowns
It is more secure to connect same-day, implant upheld crowns with screws. While adjoining teeth drop out, a crown connected with screws can be supplanted with one that will moor a scaffold. Brief dental crowns are utilized to set up the gum tissue for the highly durable crown. These sorts of crowns are screw held and are not challenging to eliminate when it’s time to put on the permanent crown.
Dental Bridges make up the gap between at least one missing tooth. A scaffold is created of at least two crowns for the teeth on each side of the hole – these at least two mooring teeth are called projection teeth – and a bogus tooth/in the middle between. These dentures are called pontics and can be produced using gold, composites, porcelain, or a blend of these materials. Dental extensions are upheld by regular teeth or inserts.
What Are the Benefits of Dental Bridges?
- Reestablish your grin
- Reestablish the capacity to bite and talk appropriately
- Keep up with the state of your face
- Disseminate the powers in your nibble appropriately by supplanting missing teeth
- Keep remaining teeth from floating out of position
9101 Monroe Rd Suite 130
Charlotte, North Carolina 28270
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