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Restorative Dentistry: You've Heard Us Say It, but What Does It Mean?

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Do you have damaged, worn, or missing teeth? The thing these three problems have in common is that they can all be resolved with high-quality restorative dentistry in West Chester, OH.

The dictionary defines the word “restorative” as having the ability to restore health, strength, or a feeling of well-being. A restorative dentist is the professional you turn to for treatments that return health to a smile that has been compromised by wear, disease, trauma.

Treatments Used for Restorative Dentistry

Since everyone has unique needs, restorative dentistry may involve a single treatment as simple as a tooth-colored filling.  Or, your dentist may determine that it's necessary to combine multiple procedures to help ...

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3 Reasons Why You Might Choose a Dental Bridge

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If you have recently lost a tooth, you may wonder if you should replace it depending on where the gap is in your mouth. Your dentist will share several excellent reasons why you should, but of course, the decision is ultimately up to you.

However, if you decide to follow your dentist’s recommendation and replace the lost tooth, you next have to choose which type of replacement is right for you. One reliable option many patients choose in West Chester, OH is dental bridges.

3 Reasons to Consider a Dental Bridge

  • Improved appearance – Even if the open space in your mouth isn’t apparent to others, it’s probably all you think about when ...

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Dental Crowns and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Most people are aware of the use of dental crowns to repair a back molar that has been compromised by a large filling. Over the years, the filling—especially metal fillings, or amalgams—begins to fail and the tooth can develop hairline fractures. Because too much of the tooth structure has already been removed, the only option to preserve the tooth is a dental crown. Dental crowns are also used in our West Chester OH practice to strengthen a tooth that has been weakened by a root canal.

But dental crowns are also used for cosmetic reasons.

Cosmetic Uses for Dental Crowns

If a tooth is discolored and resistant to teeth whitening, a dental ...

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4 Problems We Solve with Dental Crowns

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A dental crown is a common restoration that caps a prepared tooth, repairing a damaged tooth’s aesthetics as well as its function. It is a standard dental procedure, and most people will probably need to get at least one crown in their life.

There are several problems we can solve with dental crowns at your West Chest, OH dentist Joel R. Koch, DDS.

What Is a Dental Crown?

A crown is a “cap” that restores a tooth that has been prepared to receive it. It looks just like your natural tooth, and it functions like your natural tooth as well.

What Dental Problems Are Solved with Dental Crowns?

  1. To cover a tooth that is ...

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