Restorative Dentistry

“Restorative dentistry” is the term dental is the used for fixing missing or broken teeth. Fillings, crowns (“caps”), bridges and implants are common restorative treatments. Our goal is to bring back your natural smile, restores your oral health, and prevent future issues.

Why Restorative Dental Procedures are Important

  • Filling empty spaces in the mouth helps keep the teeth properly aligned, and less chance for shifting, causing issues with biting
  • Replacing teeth makes it easier to maintain good oral care habits, and helps prevent plaque build-up and the problems that come along with plaque
  • Missing, damaged, or broken teeth can affect your health, appearance and confidence

Your teeth may become damaged due to injury, or may simply need to be repaired as you age. Dr. Quinn provides restorative dentistry to help you regain a healthy, fully functional, and beautiful smile if your teeth have been lost or have become damaged. Each treatment is custom-designed to meet your unique needs so that you can enjoy a healthy smile for years to come.

Missing teeth can cause various problems, from difficulty eating and speaking, to poor nutrition and even self-confidence. There are several options available for replacing lost teeth and improving your smile. One of the options is dental bridges.

Dental bridges are a prosthesis (replacement part) that relies on support from the neighboring healthy teeth surrounding the gap left by a missing tooth or teeth. The healthy adjacent teeth, called abutments, provide support on either side.

Learn more about Bridges

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that provide a permanent base for fixed, replacement teeth. Compared to dentures, bridges and crowns, implants are a popular and effective long-term solution for people who suffer from:

  • Missing teeth
  • Failing teeth
  • Chronic dental problems

Learn more about Dental Implants

Full Dentures

Dentures come with huge benefits for patients and can greatly improve your quality of life. With today’s technology, dentures are created to look natural in appearance and give the impression of a beautiful smile. Additionally, dentures provide support for your facial muscles as well as assist with your ability to chew and eat food, and they also assist with your ability to speak clearly.

Partial Dentures

A partial denture is a removable appliance that replaces missing teeth. It is supported by your existing teeth and fills in those unwanted gaps. It will help to regain the aesthetics and chewing and speaking functions that you require.

Learn more about Dentures and Partials

A Dental crown (or cap) is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth — to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations.

Learn more about Same-Day Crowns

If you’re unhappy with your smile because of decay or dark fillings in your teeth, you may be a good candidate for composite resins, or tooth colored fillings.

Tooth-colored fillings are made of a blend, or “composite,” of plastic resins and silica fillers. These substances mimic many of the qualities of natural tooth structure, Composite resins represent several advantages over traditional silver, or amalgam, fillings.

Learn more about Tooth-Colored Fillings