Preventive dentistry is hugely important, and can make a big difference to a patient’s oral health status. But what should you do when preventive dentistry isn’t enough—when dental damage does rear its ugly head?
The simple answer: call our Saint Louis dentists! We offer a range of restorative treatments to help get your smile back on track. Here is a short overview of some of the tools and technologies that we utilize to repair damaged smiles.
1. Cavity elimination + fillings
Our dental team will remove spots of infection in your smile, and then restore the affected teeth using natural-looking, tooth-colored fillings. If you are dealing with a serious infection—meaning one that has worked its way into the your dental pulp/dental roots—our team can perform root canal therapy to save any remaining healthy tooth structure.
2. Dental bonding
Using custom-shaded dental resin, our team can fill in cracked teeth, rebuild chipped way enamel, resurface dark or dull smiles, and even improve the alignment and balance of your overall smile.
3. Natural looking crowns
We will place dental crowns to rebuild teeth that have been compromised by infection or dental trauma. The crowns that we use are hearty, and made of tooth-colored porcelain—you don’t have to worry about the dental darkness associated with amalgam restorations!
4. Tooth replacement options
If you have lost some (or many) of your natural teeth, we will help you rebuild your smile. We offer dentures, implant-stabilized dentures, bridges, and stand-alone dental implants, so that we can meet your unique needs.
So, back to our original question: what should you do when dental damage pops up? Don’t panic! As you can see, there are all kinds of effective restorative treatments at your disposal. Our Saint Louis dentist can give you all of the information that you need to move forward—just give us a call!