If wear and tear has turned your smile into a frown, restorative dental care at Lincoln Park Smiles has the power to turn your life around!
Staying abreast of the latest innovations in dental treatments and technology has granted our dentists the ability to restore and repair smiles more effectively than ever before.
You deserve a beautiful, functional smile and at Lincoln Park Smiles our dedicated team of dental professionals can restore your smile with a gentle touch in a virtually pain-free environment.
To discover more about our restorative dental treatments, or to book an appointment at our Lincoln Park dental practice, please contact us.
Teeth are strong and nature has designed then to be resilient, but sometimes they can become damaged. The damage can happen due to a number of reasons, including trauma, injuries, poor dental hygiene, age, tooth decay, etc. Fortunately, modern dental technology and science have made it easier to replace or restore damaged teeth to the extent that they almost replicate natural teeth.
Restorative Dentists in Chicago – Our Services
At Lincoln Park Smiles, we offer comprehensive dental restoration services throughout the Chicago area. Regardless of the deterioration or damage to your teeth, we can find a way to restore them and give you the smile you deserve. Here’s a look at the different types of restorative dentistry services we provide:
- Dental Implants
Dental implants are permanent replacements for lost or damaged teeth. There are posts that are embedded into your jaw bone and provide solid anchors for prosthetic teeth. The implants are made from titanium, which bonds easily with the surrounding bone matter. Once the implant site has healed, the dentist will place prosthetic teeth on top. Here are some facts you should know about these implants:
- Like Natural Teeth – Implants are a desirable replacement for natural teeth because they work like natural teeth. The posts are anchored strongly in the jaw bone and the prosthetic teeth sit strongly on the top. This means you can eat, drink, and continue with your lifestyle as you did before losing the tooth.
- Saves Jaw Bone – The roots of teeth don’t just provide anchors to your natural teeth, but also help maintain the shape and integrity of your jaw bone. If you lose your teeth down to the root, the bone is compromised and can degrade over time. Implants can help stop the deterioration process and ensure the shape of your jaw remains unchanged.
- Great Success Rate – This surgery has a success rate of over 95% and is suitable for all kinds of patients. Titanium implants have a good record of being accepted by the human body without any adverse reactions. Good quality implants help patients lead a normal life..
- Careful Surgery – The surgery requires a lot of inspection and care. A trained dentist will carefully examine the structure of your jaw bone, your oral health, the surrounding teeth, and other such factors before planning the surgery. These steps help ensure a high success rate. If the bone matter or skin tissue isn’t sufficient to support an implant, our dentist can use treatments like bone grafting or tissue augmentation for additional support if necessary.
Implants are comfortable and look very much like natural teeth. Most people won’t be able to tell the difference, which gives patients the confidence to engage in social activities without feeling conscious about their smile.
- Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are prosthetic teeth designed to replace visible tooth matter. They replace the portion of your tooth above the gum line and are used in a variety of dental treatments. Crowns can be made from different materials and are available in various combinations. Our dentist will recommend a crown type based on your lifestyle and preferences. Here’s a look at some of the facts you should know about dental crowns:
- Wide Range of Treatments – Dental crowns are used in a wide range of restorative treatments. The dentist will install crowns after an implant or a root They will use it to create a dental bridge or cover a broken and worn down tooth. It can also be used to disguise discolored teeth and for other cosmetic purposes. Dental crowns can be used to secure and reinforce teeth with large fillings as well.
- Types of Crowns – Dental crowns can be made from different kinds of materials and all of them have their pros and cons. Gold and silver crowns have been popular in the past and are used today as well. They’re some of the most durable replacements for your original teeth, but are highly visible. Metal-reinforced porcelain crowns are very durable and look like natural teeth, but the porcelain layer can chip and discolor over time. Ceramic is the most popular choice because it looks like natural teeth but it is also the least resilient.
Dental crowns can be replaced if they get chipped, stained, or broken over the course of time. Most modern crowns are quite resilient and will last for over a decade with proper care.
If you are looking for a good dentist in Chicago for restorative dentistry, then give us a call, today! Our dentists will be able to tell you more about all these restorative dentistry options. They will answer all your questions and will also carry out an oral exam before recommending the best option.
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