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Restorative Dental Treatment

Restorative dental treatment, is a branch of dentistry that aims to give teeth a healthier and more aesthetic appearance. By applying personalized treatment methods to strengthen teeth, protect dental health and repair damage, it aims to give teeth a more aesthetic and beautiful appearance. The Conservative Dental Treatment clinic, with its personalized service approach and experienced physicians, offers appropriate solutions aimed at protecting dental health and restoring the aesthetics and functionality of the teeth.

Restorative Dental Treatment

Restorative dental treatment is a branch of dentistry and treatment methods that restore the aesthetics and functionality of teeth with filling or filling-like applications. In this context, teeth whitening, cleaning dental caries and repairing teeth, arranging composite and amalgam fillings are among the procedures applied. For these procedures, in addition to classical fillings, different porcelain and porcelain-composite mixture fillings are applied by taking measurements. 

Why is Restorative Dental Treatment Performed?

Restorative dental treatment applications are performed to improve and repair the disorders that occur in the tooth structure. It is applied to restore the teeth to their natural appearance in cases of deterioration in tooth structure, tooth fracture, caries, yellowing of the teeth and orthodontic treatment.

It includes procedures that concern the aesthetic appearance of the person, such as front tooth aesthetic fillings, smile design, teeth whitening. These are treatment methods that provide an aesthetically beautiful appearance and smile. Depending on the patient's request, tooth color, tooth whitening, correction of tooth structure, tooth surface cleaning or tartar removal are among the important elements of the treatment by considering the facial and jaw structure. 

Methods Used in Restorative Dental Treatment

Treatment includes the repair and treatment of teeth damaged by decay, trauma or developmental disorders. In addition, if deemed appropriate, interdental space closure and teeth whitening procedures can be performed. Many different techniques can be applied in Restorative dental treatment procedures. The methods used can be listed as follows:

  • Direct or indirect composite applications
  • Porcelain fillings
  • Smile design
  • Dentin sensitivity treatment applications
  • Vital pulp treatment applications
  • Pre-prosthetic restoration applications

In addition to these, different procedures such as dental applications for the elderly (Geriatrics) and oncology patients, preventive dental applications for adult individuals, and different procedures such as dental applications for the elderly (Geriatrics) and oncology patients, the necessary treatment is decided to be performed by taking into account the age, personal problems, oral and dental health assessment results.

Who Can Receive Restorative Dental Treatment?

Restorative dental treatment can be applied to all adults who are uncomfortable with the appearance and aesthetics of their front teeth. Most people want to have an aesthetic smile. For this reason, people who care about aesthetic appearance and who are very uncomfortable with this situation can have these applications and treatment methods.

Deformities in the oral and jaw structure or deformations that develop as a result of a traumatic accident can also be corrected with restorative treatments. The items that will answer questions such as Who is restorative dental treatment applied to, can be listed as follows:

  • People with gum problems
  • People with permanent stains on teeth
  • Geriatrics and oncology patients
  • People with tooth structure disorders
  • People with tooth loss
  • People with filling problems
  • People who want to have an aesthetic smile
  • People who want to whiten their teeth
  • People with broken teeth

When patients want to start the treatment process, they should be examined by dentists and the findings should be evaluated. Depending on the findings and data obtained, appropriate and customized treatment should be planned.

What are the Aesthetic Restorations to the Front Teeth?

In restorative dental treatment, the priority of most people who consult a dentist for restoration of the front teeth is to have brighter teeth and a more aesthetic appearance. Dentists first plan the treatment by considering the oral and jaw health of the patient.

Aesthetic fillings or leaf prostheses can be made in the anterior region to ensure the aesthetics of the front teeth. With these applications, the gaps between the teeth can be closed, broken teeth can be corrected, and the appearance of deformed teeth can be corrected.

Aesthetic filling aims to create a natural and aesthetic smile design by using composite material on the teeth and filling material suitable for the tooth colors of individuals.

Leaf porcelains are specially prepared in appropriate thickness, color, size and forms depending on the person's request to change the structure and color tone of the teeth. The process is bonded to the front surface of the tooth.

What is a Restorative Dental Filling?

It is also called white fillings that are the same as the tooth color. The fact that the amalgam filling is dark in color and creates a decay appearance makes restorative filling applications more preferred. It provides a white smile and aesthetic appearance to the person. It is also long-lasting. They are much healthier because they are biocompatible.

A different type of filling is porcelain fillings. While composite filling procedures are mostly applied to the front teeth, porcelain fillings can be applied to the back teeth because they are resistant to biting force and have a hard structure. 

Another one of the restorative dental treatments is teeth whitening. These are the applications performed to remove the color changes that occur in the teeth and to give the teeth a white appearance.

What are Inlay and Onlay Fillings?

It is known as the treatment method applied in advanced dental caries. These specially prepared fillings are applied to areas that are free of decay. It provides a close fit to a normal tooth structure.

These are applications made to restore the functionality of the back teeth damaged due to different reasons. It is larger than a filling and smaller than a veneer. The procedure usually requires two sessions to complete.

While normal fillings are preferred for minor damage, they may not be sufficient in cases with larger damage. These are fillings that can be applied to prevent situations such as tooth loss and to take precautions against bad breath. It is preferred in terms of aesthetic appearance and restoration of tooth function.

Updated Date:05 August 2023Creation Date:04 August 2023