8 Most Popular Types of Dental Restoration

Different types of dental restoration are becoming increasingly important in modern restorative practice, as they are synonymous with a natural and harmonious appearance.

What is Restorative Dentistry?

This particular specialty of dentistry is concerned with preserving, maintaining, and caring for teeth. Its purpose is to repair teeth that have suffered damage to their structure for different reasons or replace those that are missing.

Types of Dental Restoration

1. Filling Fillings are needed when bacteria eat away at the enamel and create brown holes called cavities.

2. Inlays and Onlay Where the decay is moderately deep, a filling may not work, and the crown might not fit properly. In this case, the dentist may use an inlay.

3. Root canal When decay reaches the pulp as the tooth is cracked and allows bacteria to enter the pulp (the inner soft part of the tooth at the root that reaches the nerve)

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