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Restorative Work

Whether you want better functionality or aesthetics, we can help.

Restorative dentistry involves the prevention and treatment of tooth diseases or damage, with the goal of fully restoring their functionality and aesthetics.

Most people will eventually need restorative dental care during the course of their lifetime. Common procedures such as fillings, crowns, inlays and onlays can increase the strength and functioning of one's teeth when they suffer damage or decay. The earlier a dentist can intervene in cases such as cavities, infections or dental injuries, the better the chances are at successfully restoring the teeth.

Cavities can be treated with dental fillings. If left untreated, they can lead to serious infections, which can ultimately lead to the loss of a tooth. Tooth colored material can fill cavities and provide a natural appearance. For teeth that are more extensively damaged or broken, porcelain crowns, inlays and onlays can provide strength and protection.

Root canal therapy is useful for when an infection has reached the nerve that runs through one's tooth root. This therapy removes the diseased nerve, cleans the canal, and fills it to stop the infection from further spreading. Root canal therapy can be used in situations to prevent losing a tooth completely.

A Pulpotomy is performed for teeth with a large amounts of tooth decay (especially when the decay is close to touching the pulp of the tooth), or when teeth cause pain from infections. Prompt treatment is necessary to prevent a serious infection or, in some cases, losing the tooth. A specialized drill cleans the cavity and the top section of the nerve. Medicine is applied topically over the empty space to sterilize the area and control bleeding. A crown is commonly fitted over the tooth during the same visit.