Understanding Tooth Restorations

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Having a healthy, beautiful smile consists of receiving the necessary care and treatments to avoid dental damage and repair damage should it arise. Because there are several forms of damage that can harm your teeth and gums, it is important to always visit our dentist for routine checkups and examinations. During these visits, we can determine if you have suffered any form of damage or if you are at risk for future damage. Fortunately, dentistry provides several treatments and procedures to correct common dental damage issues.

If you suffer any dental damage, you may need to have a dental restoration placed to ensure that your smile can continue to thrive naturally. If for any reason you do not replace or fix your dental damage, you can end up experiencing more severe oral health risks later on. Some of the most effective treatments for protecting and improving your smile include dental crowns and veneers. Not only do crowns and veneers add an additional level of support but they can also drastically improve the look of your smile. Dental crowns are placed over the remaining healthy structure of your natural tooth, concealing and damaged areas on all sides. Dental veneers, however, cover only the front surface of the teeth. Both crowns and veneers can be crafted to mimic the size, shape and color of your natural teeth.

If you experience dental erosion to the point that a hole forms in your tooth enamel, this has created a cavity in your tooth. Cavities need to be treated early on to avoid further damage. To effectively treat a cavity, Dr. Bradley Bath may use a dental filling to restore the damaged areas of your tooth.

In situations where your oral health is in good condition but you want to restore the appearance of your smile, teeth whitening treatments can help remove stains and discolorations. Although there are over-the-counter whitening treatments that you can buy, the most effective forms of teeth whitening are professionally provided at our dental office.

With tooth restorations from Cross Pointe Dental, we can make sure you receive the oral health care you need to restore your smile’s health and appearance. If you wish to schedule an appointment with our dentist in Evansville, Indiana, you can reach us by calling 812-476-6064 today!