Restorative DentistryThere are a number of ways that teeth can be restored once they have been damaged or lost. If you have a dental problem that requires some form of restoration, our dentist in Burbank will be able to evaluate your situation and determine the procedure that will work best for you.
A badly damaged tooth where the pulp has become infected can be repaired through root canal therapy. Once a root canal has been performed, the tooth will need to be strengthened in order to preserve it. A porcelain crown will act as a protective covering for the tooth and will be the best way to prevent further damage from occurring to it. A crown will also last a long time and be very durable.
Do you have missing teeth? Did you know your other teeth can be impacted by them as well? Contact our Burbank restorative dentist to replace them as soon as possible.
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But what if you have lost a tooth or several teeth through injury or damage? Our Burbank dentist will be able to fit you with the proper replacement dental device, depending on how many teeth are missing. A dental implant is used to replace one missing tooth and actually replaces both the tooth and the root. The implant itself acts as the root and is secured within the bone. A prosthetic tooth, or crown, will be attached to the implant and replaces the part of the tooth that is visible above the gum. With a dental implant, you will be able to eat and speak in the same way as you did before you lost your tooth. Dental implants look very natural.
When more than one tooth is missing, our restorative dentist in Burbank will use a partial bridge to replace the teeth that are gone. With a bridge, crowns are placed on the teeth that are on either side of the missing teeth, and the bridge is anchored to those crowns.
For full mouth restoration, dentures will be used. Our Burbank restorative dentist will take an impression of your mouth so that properly fitting dentures can be made. In no time at all, you will have a full set of teeth and will be able to eat, speak and smile with complete confidence.
Damaged teeth need to be restored to full health, or replaced by a dental device. Our restorative dentist in Burbank has different treatment options to do so.