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Restorative Dentistry

Beacon Dental Center

General Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Brookline, MA

When you have decayed, misaligned, broken, or missing teeth, restorative dentistry helps improve your oral health and protect your dental wellness. Lihua Zhang, DMD, of Beacon Dental Center, provided expert restorative dental care for men, women, and children in Brookline, Massachusetts. For a consultation about which services are best for you, call or schedule an appointment online today.

Restorative Dentistry Q & A

What is restorative dentistry?

Restorative dentistry is an aspect of comprehensive dental care that replaces missing or damaged teeth and helps protect and improve your oral health. The team at Beacon Dental Center excels in restoring your smile after tooth loss or damage when you have had:

  • Cavities or tooth decay
  • Receding gums
  • Bone loss
  • Gum disease
  • Periodontal disease
  • Misalignment
  • Oral trauma 

Using up to date technologies and techniques, Dr. Zhang offers quality restorative services backed by over 15 years of experience. 

What are the benefits of restorative dentistry?

Restorative dentistry offers more than just an improved smile. By replacing missing and damaged teeth, you protect your oral health by: 

  • Strengthen and enforce weakened teeth
  • Preventing further damage to adjoining teeth
  • Decreasing risk for tooth loss
  • Avoiding shift in bite
  • Improving your ability to chew and speak properly
  • Preventing injury to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) 

When you have lost or missing teeth, it can hurt your confidence and impact how you see yourself and how others see you. Restorative dentistry can give you a boost of confidence and improve your overall appearance. 

What are some restorative dentistry services?

Beacon Dental Center offers a wide range of restorative services, including:

  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Dentures
  • White fillings
  • Dental implants
  • Invisalign® braces

Dr. Zhang customizes your restorative dental services to fit your needs and to serve your oral health best.

What do restorative dentistry treatments entail?

Every restorative dentistry plan requires different procedures and may require several steps or multiple visits. Before initiating your treatment plan, Dr. Zhang answers any questions and helps you understand every step of the process.  

Before you can begin the restoration process, you may need to treat the underlying cause of your lost or missing teeth or fix unresolved dental issues. Your initial treatment plan may include:

  • Tooth extraction 
  • Antibiotic treatment 
  • Cavity removal 
  • Healing time 
  • Root canal 
  • Periodontal deep cleaning
  • Dental cleaning
  • Gum treatment 

Once your teeth, gums, and bone are as healthy as possible, Dr. Zhang begins your customized restoration plan. Your plan may include digital X-rays, digital impressions, accurate color matching, and customized device creation using a specialized dental lab. 

For a personalized restorative dental plan, call or schedule an appointment online with Beacon Dental Center today.