The major role of dentistry is to restore lost, missing, decayed or deficient tooth structure. Common restorative procedures are Crowns, Bridges, Fillings and Extractions.
Frequently Asked Questions
It is a branch of dentistry that is used to fix structural problems including damaged and missing teeth. Restorative devices such as Crowns & Bridges, Inlays, Onlays & Overlays, Dentures & Implants can be used to restore full functions of the mouth.
Dental Bridges literally bridge the gap made by one or more missing teeth. Crowns cover or cap a damaged tooth or cover an implant
They are a form of indirect restoration. This means they are made outside the mouth as a single solid piece that fits a specific size and shape of the cavity. The restoration is then cemented in place on the tooth as an Inlay, Onlay or an Overlay depending on the cavity.
A Denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Dental Implant is a single component that interfaces with bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge or an orthodontic anchor.