Dentistry general and restorative general dentistry and restorative consists of diagnosing all problems related to the health and function of the smile, including the treatment and repair of teeth, gums and tissues fractured, infected or damaged in some other way. General dentists act as providers of primary care for their patients, verify your oral health needs and coordinate treatment with specialists when necessary. A general dentist performs various services that include everything from preventive care to the replacement of missing teeth. The following general and restorative dentistry procedures is a brief description of the problems of dental health are included in the category of general and restorative dentistry. Dental implants: an ideal solution for patients with missing teeth. Implants are set permanently in the maxilla and placed them replacement teeth, thereby avoiding the painful displacement in the mouth. Dental crowns: when a tooth is very damaged or decayed, dental crowns act as a protective cover that consolidates the tooth and reinforces the maxilla. Dental bridges: for one or more missing teeth, dental bridges literally bridge between the remaining teeth, and to cover the teeth with attractive crowns, the stabilization of the maxilla is achieved.
Prosthesis: the replacement of one or more teeth is easier than in the past given the available variety of prostheses for patients. Prostheses never before were so comfortable and affordable as today. Root canal treatment: infected dental pulp tissue can cause intense pain and eventually lead to tooth loss. Root canal treatment is designed to remove tissue infected with the aim of saving the tooth. Gum disease: periodontal disease characterized by swollen, sensitive or bleeding gums.
Both the periodontal disease early as advanced can be treated with surgical and non-surgical therapy. Disorders of the TMJ: a bite misaligned, bruxism (tooth grinding) and other factors can increase the stress to the joint temporomandibular (TMJ). Disorders of the TMJ can be the origin of various painful symptoms, from headaches to ear or neck pain. Complete mouth reconstruction: patients with serious dental problems often need a full mouth reconstruction. Dentists who perform full mouth reconstructions often resort to restorative and cosmetic dentistry solutions to improve the health, function and the appearance of the smile.