When decay or trauma injures one of your teeth, a timely repair can restore your smile’s function and appearance. While a chip to one of your teeth can have an immediate esthetic effect, restorative dental treatments help you prevent this damage from creating additional damage in the future. Any event that breaks the protective seal of your tooth’s enamel can expose it to cavities and infection, so by scheduling a meeting to discuss your treatment options, you can maintain a robust grin. Depending on the size and location of your injury, we perform several procedures to rebuild your tooth’s look and preserve the integrity of your bite.
At Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry, we know how frustrating damage to one of your teeth can feel. Your teeth may become sensitive or greatly shift the alignment of your bite. That’s why we offer restorative treatments to help you regain your quality of life and enjoy your smile once again. With options such as dental fillings and crowns, we can help relieve the pain and stress of living with an injured tooth.
Helping You Preserve Your Tooth From Decay
The most common threat to your oral health is the accumulation of plaque that can erode your tooth’s outer layer and infect the gums. By brushing and flossing every morning, you adopt a preventive attitude toward your oral care. While these habits are critical to preventing cavities and other damage, routine checkups provide the extra strength necessary to remove all bacterial deposits and alert you to existing damage.
Without semiannual visits, you may not notice decay’s presence until it significantly harms your smile. By detecting it early, we can often provide a more conservative treatment option that preserves more of your tooth’s healthy material.
Restoring Your Smile After Injury
When we discover decay or physical trauma, we will perform a full diagnosis to determine the necessary restorative treatment. For most small to medium cavities, we could place a dental filling to restore your tooth’s outer wall after removing decaying material within. Made from modern composite resin, we can shade your filling to match your natural smile, avoiding the metallic look of amalgam. For more significant injuries, we can design a dental crown that covers the entirety of your tooth above your gum line. This versatile treatment option can also be used in combination with a dental implant to help restore a missing tooth.
TALK TO YOUR DENTIST AT SUNNY SMILES ABOUT CUSTOM RESTORATIONS
By scheduling an appointment to inspect any damage to your teeth, we can provide a restoration to preserve your smile’s strength. Remember that early detection can lead to a more conservative treatment! To learn more about how we help restore smiles, please contact our Sunny Smiles location on N Zaragoza Rd in El Paso, TX at (915) 849-9000.