What is Restorative Dentistry?
For the most part, keeping your teeth healthy and strong through preventive dental care is the best way to preserve your smile. Sometimes, however, an accident or cavity can leave a tooth damaged and in need of restoration. By utilizing customized restorative dentistry, Dr. Petto Messina can repair any damage or infection that afflicts your teeth and reestablish your bite function and the health and appearance of your smile.
What does restorative dentistry include?
The main purpose of restorative dentistry is to repair your teeth. However, with advanced technology and lifelike dental materials, your restoration will also improve the overall appearance of your smile. Depending on your needs, your restorative treatment may include:
What if I’ve already lost one or more teeth?
If you need to have a tooth extracted, or if you lose a tooth before it can be restored, then Dr. Petto Messina can provide a durable, lifelike prosthetic to replace it. Prosthetic dentistry, including bridges, partials, dentures, and dental implants, can be custom-made to meet your unique needs and restore your full, youthful, attractive smile.