Restorative Dentistry and How the Kodish Group Can Help

Posted: July 20, 2020

Restorative Dentistry and How the Kodish Group Can Help

Restorative Dentistry

Restorative Dentist

Kodish Dental Group works hard to help patients achieve and maintain healthy smiles. Most patients need only preventative dentistry, while others need dental restoration procedures to repair, replace, and renew damaged teeth. We are an experienced dental team and ready to help you with dental damage caused by trauma or decay.

Most people know about cosmetic dentistry which helps whiten and straighten teeth, but in many cases, cosmetic dentistry is not possible until a proper foundation is achieved with restorative dental procedures.

Restorative Dentistry 

Dentists perform restorative dental procedures to keep your mouth healthy and functional. While keeping your mouth functional is the main goal, restorative dentistry can also improve the look of one’s smile. Common dental restorative procedures include dental implants, dentures, fillings, root canals, and crowns.

Restorative Dental Procedures

Fillings – Dentists remove decay from teeth and fill the hole with a variety of materials. Fillings are also used to repair broken and cracked teeth. Gold and silver is strong and typically used on back teeth. Composite fillings, which are white. are used on teeth that are visible.

Implants –  Dental implants anchor the tooth exceptionally well. Implants are used to replace teeth missing due to extraction or trauma. A titanium post is fused to the jaw and an artificial tooth is screwed on the top. Implants are as close to natural teeth as possible. Implants implants are fully functional, allowing patients to chew and speak normally.

Crowns –  Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that are placed over a tooth to restore its shape and size. Patients with decay, chips, cracks or breaks that can’t be filled, will need a crown for support and protection. Dental crowns are also needed on teeth that have had root canal therapy. Dental crowns made of metal are used on the back teeth with limited visibility. Ceramic and porcelain are used on visible teeth and made to match the shade of the teeth.

CEREC Same-Day CrownsCEREC crowns are used on patients who require crown restoration. Using computer-assisted design to take digital impressions of the tooth, which are sent to a milling unit to be created. The Kodish Dental Group is able to offer patients high-quality, custom restoration in a single visit. 

Root Canal TherapyDuring a root canal, the dentist removes the infected pulp and nerve before refilling the tooth. A dental crown must be placed over the tooth to support and protect it. Root canal procedures are typically painless and provide immediate relief.

Adhesive DenturesAdhesive dentures are a go-to treatment for patients who need a full upper or lower arch of teeth replaced. These dentures restore chewing ability and improve a patient’s smile. 

Fountain of Youth Dentures™ – Fountain of Youth Dentures™ offer patients dentures that feel more comfortable and fit more securely.

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The Kodish Group

If you are looking to have a restorative dental treatment, contact The Kodish Group and schedule an appointment! Dental insurance plans vary. In general, dental implants are not covered by dental insurance. The Kodish Group offers financing. 

The Kodish Dental Group 

For over thirty years, Dr. Kodish has been helping patients dramatically improve their oral health through his caring, quality approach to dental care. As one of the nation’s top-rated cosmetic dentists, he’s able to create amazing results that leaves patients with a new reason to smile! Please contact us at 954-462-5252 today to schedule your first appointment. Visit our website.

 

The Kodish Dental Group
301 SE 16th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-462-5252

 

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