Restorative Dental Care in Calgary NW: What is it?
Restorative dental care includes any procedure that aims to restore the normal function and appearance of your smile.
By repairing structural problems such as damaged or missing teeth, our dentists can help restore your smile – and your oral health.
Depending on your issue, the dentists at Metro Dental Care will work with you to determine the right restorative treatment option to help you achieve a healthier smile.
Crowns are porcelain caps that are placed on top of teeth to restore their function and appearance. Crowns are used to attach bridges, cover dental implants or prevent a cracked tooth from becoming more severe. Crowns can also help to restore a discoloured or stained tooth to its natural appearance.
Bridges are natural-looking tooth replacements that are bonded to existing teeth or dental implants to replace a section of missing teeth. Because dental bridges are custom-made for each patient, they are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth and the bite between upper and lower teeth.
At Metro Dental Care, we use tooth-coloured composite resin fillings to repair a cavity or tooth damage, such as a crack. These fillings can withstand moderate pressure from the constant stress of chewing and may be used on front or back teeth.
Full & Partial Dentures
Dentures are artificial teeth used to replace one missing tooth, several missing teeth in a row (partial dentures), or a whole jaw of missing teeth (full dentures). Dentures allow patients with missing teeth to maintain their facial structure and talk and eat properly.
Inlays & Onlays
Inlays and onlays are tooth-coloured porcelain fillings used to repair cavities when the damage is too extensive for a standard dental filling. These custom-made dental restorations are made in a dental laboratory then permanently cemented to the tooth as a single piece.
A root canal procedure is performed by your dentist to remove diseased blood vessels, nerves and tissues from the interior of a tooth. By removing the decay and bacteria, your dentist can help halt the spread of infection and prevent the need for an extraction.
Periodontal (Gum) Therapy
Gum disease is an infection of the tissues of the mouth, including the gums, gingiva, alveolar bone, cementum, and periodontal ligament. If the condition is detected in the early stages, preventive therapy will be recommended. Otherwise, treatment for your gum disease will depend on the type and severity of the condition.
TMJ Disorder Treatment
The temporomandibular joint (or TMJ) is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull. The disorder of this joint can cause a host of issues with your jaw and the muscles in your face, including painful symptoms. Our dentists can test for, diagnose and provide a treatment plan for TMJ Disorder.