Restorative Dentistry in Palmdale, CA
Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on repairing and restoring the function, appearance, and health of teeth that have been damaged, decayed, or lost due to various reasons. Pacific Dental Care & Orthodontics aims to bring teeth back to their normal state, allowing patients to maintain proper oral function and aesthetics. Restorative dentistry includes a range of procedures and treatments to address different dental issues. Some common restorative procedures are:
Dental Fillings: Fillings are used to repair teeth that have been affected by cavities or minor decay. The decayed portion of the tooth is removed, and the cavity is filled with materials such as composite resin, amalgam, or porcelain.
Dental Crowns: Crowns (also known as caps) are placed over damaged or weakened teeth to restore their shape, size, strength, and appearance. Crowns are often used after a root canal procedure or to protect a tooth with a large filling.
Dental Bridges: Bridges are used to replace missing teeth by anchoring artificial teeth (pontics) to adjacent natural teeth or dental implants. This helps restore chewing function and prevents the shifting of surrounding teeth.
Dental Implants: Implants are a popular option for replacing missing teeth. They involve surgically placing a titanium post in the jawbone, which acts as a replacement for the tooth root. A crown is then attached to the implant, providing a natural-looking and functional replacement tooth.
Dentures: Dentures are removable prosthetic devices used to replace multiple missing teeth. They can be either partial dentures (replacing some missing teeth) or complete dentures (replacing all teeth in an arch).
Root Canal Therapy: This procedure is performed when the pulp (inner tissue) of a tooth becomes infected or inflamed due to deep decay or trauma. The infected pulp is removed, and the tooth is cleaned, sealed, and often capped with a crown.
Inlays and Onlays: Inlays and onlays are custom-made restorations that are used to repair teeth with moderate decay or damage. Inlays fit within the cusps (bumps) of a tooth, while onlays cover a larger portion of the tooth.
Dental Bonding: Bonding involves applying a tooth-colored resin material to repair chipped, cracked, or discolored teeth. It can also be used to close gaps between teeth and reshape teeth for improved aesthetics.
Full Mouth Rehabilitation: In cases of extensive dental issues or significant damage, a comprehensive treatment plan might be needed to restore oral health and function. This could involve a combination of restorative procedures tailored to the individual's needs.
4 locations in Antelope Valley
2535 Rosamond Blvd #B
Rosamond, CA 93560
WEST PALMDALE OFFFICE
39522 10th St. W #C
Palmdale, CA 93551
EAST PALMDALE OFFICE
37262 47th St. E #101
Palmdale, CA 93552
1790 East Avenue J
Lancaster, CA 93535