Am I a Candidate for Restorative Dentistry?
At Martin Dentistry in Stockton, CA, we place a premium on preventative care. The regular cleanings and exams can help you avoid all kinds of dental problems, but even if you are great about brushing and flossing as well as booking general dentistry appointments, you may still end up in need of restorative dentistry. How could you become a candidate for restorative dentistry if you have great habits?
Almost Anyone Can Become a Candidate for Restorative Dentistry
Restorative dentistry is just as it sounds – a form of dentistry that is meant to restore one or more teeth to their most functional and healthy conditions. You may lose the function of a tooth by many different causes. Just consider that an accident can cause you to damage or destroy a tooth. Ongoing use of staining and sugary foods and drinks can cause some problems to one or more teeth. Untreated bruxism (grinding the teeth), TMD or decay can cause you to lose function of a tooth. Gum disease is a leading cause of the loss of teeth, and if you have any missing teeth, you are a candidate for restorative dentistry.
As you can see, almost anyone may pay a visit to us as their dentist in Stockton, and find they can benefit from restorative work.
Restorative Dentistry Options
What does a restorative dentist actually do? They will use many different treatments, and some may fall under the heading of general or even cosmetic dentistry. A very basic list would include the use of dental implants, bridges or dentures, veneers, dental crowns, root canals and more. The goal is to ensure that you can use your mouth to the fullest extent possible, and to have a smile that is natural and appealing.
To determine if you are a candidate for restorative dentistry is simple; you just book a visit in our office and allow us to do an assessment of your oral health and wellness. We can then develop a custom treatment plan to address the issues of restoration, function and esthetics. We may even roll several treatments into a single visit to help you get your mouth back on track and healthy as fast as possible.
Contact Our Dentist in Stockton for Restorative Dentistry
If you have additional questions about whether you are a candidate for restorative dentistry, or about any of the other treatments mentioned here, give us a call at our Stockton, CA office at 209-951-4251. You can also use our online contact form and one of our staff will get back to you promptly. To learn more about restorative dentistry, read our other pages: benefits of restorative dentistry and restorative dentistry overview.