What Exactly Is Restorative Dentistry?

Medical science has changed dramatically over the years and dentistry is no exception. In particular, restorative dentistry is a constantly changing and developing niche of dentistry. Technological advances and new materials and methods contributing to more variety and choices when it comes to restoring a patient’s dentition.

To put it in a nutshell, restorative dentistry is the science the diagnosis and fused management of all forms of diseases of the teeth including their support structure. Another important part of restorative dentistry is to rehabilitate the dentition to the healthy functions and aesthetic needs of the individual patient. Restorative dentistry comprises the following dental specialties.

Endodontics, Periodontics and last but not least Prosthodontics. The success of restorative dentistry is based on how those 3 areas can interact in real life cases where such a multifaceted approach is required.

Bridges, Crowns, Dentures and Bonding are also part of restorative dentistry.

Bridges may be fixed or removable. A fixed bridge (a partial denture) is a prosthetic replacement..
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Bonding is a conservative way to repair slightly chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth without..
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Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns permanent…
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A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw. Also called dental plate..
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