Restorative Dentistry in Altus, OK

Restorative dentistry in Altus, OK include dental fillings, porcelain crowns, bridges, dentures, and tooth implants. The goal at Tamarack Dental Associates is to restore the natural beauty and function of your smile and to prevent oral health issues down the line. Closing between teeth gaps helps maintain proper teeth alignment. Replacing lost teeth makes it easier to brush and floss effectively. This is important to help prevent plaque build-up and dental health concerns. Missing teeth can affect your health overall, aesthetic appearance, and your self-confidence.

RESTORATIVE OPTIONS AT TAMARACK DENTAL ASSOCIATES

The most common way to repair a cavity is to remove the decay and close the space with filling material. We use the following materials at Tamarack Dental Associates: silver amalgam, tooth-colored plastic, porcelain, gold, or composite resin. In addition, we offer a full menu restorative dentistry solutions to treat many cosmetic and oral health issues.

Bridges: A dental bridge has a porcelain crown on each end with a replacement tooth or teeth to fill in the gap. This type of tooth replacement option can prevent adjacent teeth from shifting out of place. A crown looks and functions just like your natural tooth.

Crowns: A dental crown covers the whole tooth. The custom-made restoration is placed to add strength and protection to a weakened tooth structure. Your dentist removes a small amount of enamel to make room for the crown, takes an impression that is sent to a lab.

Dental Implants: A popular tooth replacement solution, implants consist of a titanium post (replacement root) and a dental crown (prosthetic tooth). A dental implant feels, functions, and looks like a natural tooth.

DENTAL RESTORATION CARE

  • Avoid chewing sticky or hard foods. These items can break or damage your dental work.
  • Floss around every tooth, implant, crown, and bridge daily.
  • Brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least one time daily.
  • It is a good idea to use an electric toothbrush to effectively remove plaque from both natural teeth and dental work.
  • For extra protection against plaque bacteria, rinse your mouth with an ADA-approved antibacterial mouthwash.

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