What are Restorative Treatment Methods?
Restorative treatment applications are a branch of dentistry in which certain treatment methods are applied to improve the appearance of teeth and protect dental health. In the treatment methods aimed at repairing the problems arising in the teeth, various porcelain and porcelain-composite mixture fillings are applied in addition to fillings and fillings prepared in personalized sizes.
Treatment applications aim to give the person a natural appearance with teeth whitening, smile design and especially aesthetic fillings. In this context, treatment and repair of disorders caused by tooth decay or a traumatic event are also provided.
What are the Procedures Applied in Restorative Treatment?
In restorative treatments, filling applications are performed for individuals to have brighter teeth and an aesthetic appearance. With filling, decayed teeth, sensitive teeth, broken teeth, worn teeth and discolored teeth are treated. The methods applied in the treatment can be listed as follows:
- Treatment of tooth sensitivity
- Protective dental applications
- Smile design
- Filling applications
- Porcelain filling applications
- Porcelain-composite mixed fillings
- Prosthetic restoration
- Tooth whitening procedure
Treatment applications are made depending on the person's oral and dental health, age and general health condition.
Restorative Filling and Coating Applications
In restorative treatments, filling applications are performed for individuals to have brighter teeth and an aesthetic appearance. With filling, decayed teeth, sensitive teeth, broken teeth, worn teeth and discolored teeth are treated.
These are applications for tooth decay, tooth discoloration, cracking or repair. It can also be used to close gaps between teeth, make teeth look longer or change the shape or color of teeth.
Laminate Veneer Restorations
It is one of the most preferred methods to provide smile design and give people an aesthetic smile. With this treatment application, it may be possible to improve the gap, separation, discoloration, abrasion, fracture and crowding between the teeth.
These types of fillings are usually applied to the back teeth and are more resistant to situations such as chewing. It can be preferred in cases where there is too much material loss in the teeth and composite restoration cannot be performed.
Who Can Receive Restorative Treatment?
Restorative treatments can be applied to people with tooth and gum disease, as well as people who are uncomfortable with their aesthetic appearance, deterioration in tooth structure or tooth loss. Besides these;
- To individuals with stain problems on teeth
- Oncology and geriatrics patients
- People with filling problems
- Tooth whitening and aesthetic appearance
- People with tooth fractures
Before the treatment process, the person is examined by the physician and a personalized treatment plan is made as a result of the evaluations.
How to Whiten Teeth
Tooth whitening is one of the restorative treatment applications. These procedures are divided into two as home or clinic methods. With the method applied at home, a plaque is prepared according to the mouth structure of the person. It is recommended to use a special material by placing a special material into this plate for a certain period of time according to the needs of the person.
In clinical practice, a stronger material is applied to the teeth by the dentist. It may need to be repeated at certain intervals depending on the person's eating habits. However, if the conditions to be considered by the physician are followed, the first whitening will not be as yellow and brown tones as before it was done.