restorative dentistry FAQsRestorative Dentistry FAQs

Often, people are confused as to what constitutes restorative dentistry. These FAQs should help.

What is Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry is any treatment that is used to give back your mouth’s functionality.

Is Restorative Dentistry Covered by Dental Insurance?

It will depend largely on your insurance plan. Most plans do cover at least some of the cost.

Are Dentures a Restorative Dentistry Treatment?

Yes.

How Long Will Dentures Last?

Usually, dentures will last at least 10 years if you care for them properly.

Are Tooth Colored Fillings Considered a Restorative Dentistry Treatment?

Yes. In fact, you would probably have a hard time finding a dentist who still uses metal fillings.

How Long Do Fillings Last?

Properly cared for, a filling should usually last anywhere from five to seven years.

Why Would I Need a Root Canal?

You might need a root canal if the tooth pulp ends up being infected, or if your tooth has become broken.

Can Kids Benefit from Restorative Dentistry?

Definitely. Even young kids can develop cavities, and they will have to be treated.

Contact Martin Dentistry with Further Questions

These are just a few of the questions people have about restorative dentistry. If you have questions that have not been answered here, then please feel free to call us at Martin Dentistry in Stockton. You can contact us at 209-951-4251. If your kids would like to talk to us, we are fine with that too.