What Is Restorative Dentistry?

“Restorative dentistry” is a term dentists use to describe the way damaged or missing teeth can be fixed or replaced. At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ , our goal is always to improve your smile. In short, we use restorative dentistry to maintain or fix up your dental health.

Restorative dentistry covers everything from filling cavities to dental implants. Filling a cavity can stop tooth decay in its tracks. And replacing a lost tooth with an implant prevents bone loss and facial sag, keeps remaining teeth from moving around, and restores chewing power and smiles.

Other restorative dentistry procedures include dental crowns and bridges. The former are tooth-shaped caps that are used to strengthen and improve the structure of a tooth. The latter is a tooth replacement procedure in which an artificial tooth is anchored on either side of a gap, to “bridge” the area where there are missing teeth.

Before we wrap up this short article, we’d like to offer a word on categories. Some practices will call dental implants restorative dentistry. Some will call them cosmetic dentistry. Others still will put them in a category all their own. As Shakespeare said, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

At Rotem Dental Care in Toms River NJ our services include restorative and cosmetic dentistry. There’s some overlap even in our classification, but the bottom line is that both these branches of dentistry will leave you feeling and looking your best. People from Manchester, Brick, Manahawkin, and Whiting have come to us to restore their smiles. Contact us today!

Contact Rotem Dental Care:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

180 Route 37 W
Toms River, New Jersey

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