Restorative Dentistry in Midtown Manhattan
Restorative Dentistry involves the diagnoses, prevention and treatment of oral diseases.Teeth that are affected by any developmental or trauma-related defects can qualify for restorative care. It is important that you have strong teeth. It will affect your overall dental health and life. Whether it’s a filling crown, implant or bridge, there are several options available for you.
In a bone graft procedure, we will take a section of bone from another area of your body, use a special bone grafting material, and graft it onto your jaw bone. A successful bone graft allows your jawbone to be strong enough to support your dental implant.
Dental bridges actually bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. It is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap. Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants.
A dental crown completely caps a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the health of the tooth. Crowns are often used to improve the strength or appearance of teeth.
During the dental crown lengthening procedure, excess gum and bone tissue is reshaped to expose more of the natural tooth. This can be done to one tooth, to even your gum line, or to several teeth to expose a natural smile.
Dentures are replacement for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. While dentures will take some getting used to today’s’ dentures are natural looking and more comfortable than ever.
Full Mouth Restoration
A Full Mouth Restoration is rebuilding and/or replacing all of the teeth in a patient’s mouth. It combines esthetics with the science of restorative dentistry to improve the health, function, and beauty of the mouth.
Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow us to mount replacement teeth onto them.
Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are used when old fillings need to be removed or replaced. An inlay is similar to a filling and fits inside the top edge of the tooth. An onlay is more extensive and extends over the edge of the treated tooth.
A Root Canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth. The procedure involves removing the damaged area of the tooth, cleaning and disinfecting it and then filling and sealing it.
Soft Tissue Grafting
Soft tissue grafting is necessary to treat gum recession. The main goal of soft tissue grafting is to either cover the exposed root or to thicken the existing gum tissue in order to stop further tissue loss.