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What is Restorative Dentistry?

If one of the dentists at Smiles of Naperville has told you that you need a restorative dentistry procedure, you may not be entirely clear on what that means. If so, you're not alone. "What is restorative dentistry?" is a common question that we hear from patients. According to the American Dental Association, restorative dentistry is the process of restoring the teeth, gums, and jaw to a healthy state in order to preserve long-term oral health. You may require one or more procedures if you meet the following criteria: You experience pain when biting and chewing food You desire to [...]

2015-10-04T16:26:25+00:00October 4th, 2015|Blog|

5 Common Types of Teeth Repair and Restoration

Teeth restoration is generally required for the repair of teeth damaged by cavities or injuries due to an accident. There are several methods offered by restorative dentistry that are used to solve these types of dental problems but the most common is a dental filling. Here are the 5 most common types of teeth repair: Fillings. These can be made out of composite, porcelain (tooth-colored), and gold/silver amalgam fillings. Fillings may be used to even out tooth surfaces for better biting or chewing. In many cases, patients with enamel loss resulting in tooth sensitivity will notice a significant improvement or complete [...]

2014-07-04T18:32:31+00:00July 4th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments, Tooth Restoration|
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