Restorative dentistry helps to study, diagnose and manage diseases associated with teeth and their supporting structures. It also deals with the rehabilitation of the dentition to functional and aesthetic problems. The branch comprise of various dental specialties such as endodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics.
Also known as prosthodontic dentistry, the procedure helps to prevent natural teeth. Replacing missing teeth along with a dental implant or bridge, full or partial denture helps maintain good dental health. Filling empty spaces in the mouth can help prevent cavities and plaque-causing bacteria to build up. Missing teeth also puts pressure on the other teeth.
Restorative Dentistry is also termed as Oral Rehabilitation due to the need for multidisciplinary and integrated care within the specialties of Orthodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry, Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Restorative Dentistry treatment procedures
Many procedures including fillings, veneers, crowns, bridges and full and partial dentures are covered in prosthodontic dentistry.
It is the most common type of dental restoration. Teeth can be filled with gold, silver amalgam, or tooth-colored plastic materials
These are tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength and appearance to hold a bridge
Teeth are designed to fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth.
These are replaced tooth roots. These are made of metal and are placed into the bone socket where teeth are missing.
Dentures replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. They are made of acrylic resin combined with metal attachments. Both partial and complete dentures are available.
Who should see Restorative Dentistry specialist?
Patients with disorders such as hypodontia, cleft lip and palate, aggressive periodontitis and amelogenesis imperfect and who is in need of multidisciplinary care should approach Restorative Dentistry specialist
- Patients who have undergone radiotherapy and ablative surgery for oral cancer
- Patients with traumatic injuries to the face, mouth and teeth
- Patients with damage caused by periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, tooth attrition and acid erosion
- Patients with severe medical and surgical problems should visit the Restorative Dentistry specialist
Restorative Dentistry / fractured-front-tooth-rebuilt-up
The appearance of any is greatly influenced by his/her front teeth. This causes the treatment of the front teeth to be carried out with the utter most care. When the rebuilding process of fractured teeth is performed various features that describe the appearance are taken in to consideration. The initial stage of every rebuilding procedure is to identify and remove/ solve the issue that has caused the urge for the re-buildation process.
The rebuilding of the teeth (front teeth) when is made to the treatment involving restoration process; the procedures like cementing, cavity filling are performed on the teeth to attain the lost shape and appearance. The colour of the teeth is another factor to be considered when the treatment is performed among the front teeth.
When various procedures like cementing and cavity filling are performed and a part of rebuilding the front teeth, it is assured that the materials applied on the teeth will have the same colour as that of the teeth, such that it will not be possible to distinguish the material applied from the natural tooth. We provide various specialised rebuilding treatment of the front teeth. The treatment from us can results in a most satisfactory restoration of the front teeth.