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Restorative Dentistry in Scottsdale, AZ
Welcome to Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, where our team is dedicated to providing high-quality restorative dental care to help our patients achieve optimal oral health. Our skilled dentists, Dr. Feldhake and Dr. Rappa, understand that tooth loss and decay can have a significant impact on a person's quality of life and overall health. That's why we offer a range of restorative dental services designed to repair and restore the function and appearance of damaged teeth. Whether you need a single filling or a full-mouth reconstruction, we have the experience and expertise to help you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.
Dental fillings are a common restorative dental procedure used to repair teeth that have been damaged or decayed. The process involves removing the damaged or decayed portion of the tooth and filling the empty space with a filling material, such as composite resin or amalgam. Dental fillings are typically used to repair small to medium-sized cavities and can be completed in a single appointment.
Fillings are typically recommended for individuals who have tooth decay or damage that is small enough to be repaired with a filling. They are also often used to repair teeth that have been chipped or broken, as well as to fill in gaps between teeth. Fillings are an effective and cost-efficient way to repair and restore damaged teeth, and can help to prevent further deterioration and the need for more extensive treatment in the future. At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, our team of experienced dentists is skilled in the placement of dental fillings, and can help you determine if a filling is the right treatment option for your needs.
Root canals, also known as endodontic treatment, are a common procedure that is used to save a tooth that is infected or severely damaged. The procedure involves removing the infected or damaged tissue inside the tooth, known as the pulp, and cleaning and sealing the inside of the tooth to prevent further infection. Root canals are typically done when the pulp becomes infected due to a deep cavity, a crack in the tooth, or trauma to the tooth.
Root canals are performed by dentists or endodontists, who are specialized in treating the inside of the tooth. The procedure is usually done in one or more visits, depending on the severity of the infection or damage. During the procedure, the dentist will numb the area around the tooth to minimize any discomfort. They will then make a small hole in the top of the tooth to access the pulp chamber and roots. Using specialized instruments, the dentist will remove the infected or damaged pulp, clean the inside of the tooth, and seal it with a filling material. In some cases, a crown may be placed over the top of the tooth to provide additional protection and support.
Root canals are typically recommended for people who have a severely infected or damaged tooth that cannot be saved with a filling or other less invasive treatment. While the procedure may sound intimidating, it is generally no more painful than getting a filling and can help to save a tooth that would otherwise need to be extracted. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort in one of your teeth, it is important to see a dentist as soon as possible to determine if a root canal is necessary.
Dental crowns are a type of restorative dentistry treatment used to repair and restore damaged or decayed teeth. They are often used when a tooth is too damaged to be repaired with a filling, or when a tooth is missing and needs to be replaced.
Dental crowns are made from a variety of materials, including porcelain, ceramic, or gold. They are custom-made to fit over the top of a damaged or decayed tooth, providing protection and strength to the tooth.
The process of getting a dental crown typically involves two visits to the dentist. During the first visit, the tooth is prepared and a mold is taken. The mold is used to create a custom-fit crown that is then attached to the tooth during the second visit.
Dental crowns are often recommended for patients who have a large cavity, a cracked or broken tooth, or a tooth that has had a root canal. They are also used to support a dental bridge or to cover a dental implant. If you have a tooth that is damaged or missing, a dental crown may be a good option for you.
Dental bridges are a restorative treatment that are used to replace missing teeth. They are made up of one or more false teeth, called pontics, that are supported by dental crowns on either side. The crowns are placed on the teeth next to the gap left by the missing tooth, and the pontic is attached to the crowns, filling the gap.
Dental bridges are typically made of porcelain or ceramic, which are strong and durable materials that can closely match the color of your natural teeth. They are a good option for patients who are missing one or more teeth and want to restore their ability to chew and speak properly, as well as improve the appearance of their smile.
To place a dental bridge, the dentist will first prepare the teeth on either side of the gap by removing a small amount of enamel to make room for the crowns. Impressions are then taken of the prepared teeth and the gap, and these impressions are used to create the customized bridge. The bridge is then cemented onto the prepared teeth, and any necessary adjustments are made to ensure a comfortable and secure fit.
Dental bridges are typically recommended for patients who are missing one or more teeth and have healthy teeth on either side of the gap to support the bridge. They are a good option for patients who want a more permanent solution than a removable denture, and they can help to prevent the remaining teeth from shifting out of position.
Dental implants are a popular and effective option for replacing missing teeth. They are a permanent and natural-looking solution that can help restore your smile and improve your oral health. At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, our team of skilled dentists are experienced in the placement and restoration of dental implants. We take a personalized and compassionate approach to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care and results. If you are missing one or more teeth and are considering your options for replacement, dental implants may be the right choice for you.
Welcome to our page on dentures! At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we understand that missing teeth can impact your daily life, confidence, and overall oral health. That's why we offer a range of denture options to help you restore your smile and your quality of life. Whether you are missing a few teeth or a full arch, our team is here to help you find the best solution for your needs. Keep reading to learn more about our denture options and how they can benefit you.
Ready to Restore Your Smile at Scottsdale Perfect Smiles
At Scottsdale Perfect Smiles, we understand the importance of having a healthy and functional smile. Whether you are dealing with damaged, decayed, or missing teeth, our team is here to help you restore your smile to its full potential. Our experienced dentists, Dr. Feldhake and Dr. Rappa, offer a range of restorative dentistry services to help you achieve a strong and beautiful smile. From dental fillings and root canals to dental crowns, bridges, and implants, we have the expertise and technology to provide you with the best possible care. Contact us today to learn more about our restorative dentistry services and to schedule a consultation. We look forward to helping you restore your smile to its best form!
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