Restorative Dentistry in North Carolina

Providing quality restorative dental care in Durham, Raleigh, and Goldsboro.

Restorative dentistry encompasses a range of treatments that focus on repairing or replacing your teeth to ensure they remain healthy and functional. The primary purpose of restorative treatments is to provide a solution that puts your oral health back on track, addressing immediate concerns and preventing future issues. At Carolina Dental Arts, we prioritize restoring the function, integrity, and appearance of your teeth. Whether you’re dealing with a small cavity or need more complex treatment, our goal is to provide personalized care for patients of all ages.

Our Restorative Dentistry Treatment Options

Restorative dentistry includes numerous treatments to address the various issues that can affect your oral health. Our extensive options ensure you’ll find the right treatment to restore your smile’s health and beauty.

Some of the common restorative procedures we perform include:

The best way to determine which treatment option is right for you is to schedule an appointment at one of our practices. When you visit us, we’ll take the time to thoroughly assess your teeth and understand your specific needs. This process allows us to recommend the most effective restorative treatment plan for you.

Why Does Someone Need Restorative Dentistry?

Replace Missing Teeth

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Restorative dentistry is crucial for preventing tooth loss and replacing missing teeth. Early intervention with treatments like inlays and onlays, fillings, and crowns can save a tooth from extraction by repairing decay or damage before it worsens. If teeth are already missing, solutions such as bridges, dentures, and dental implants can restore your smile and ensure proper function. These treatments prevent adjacent teeth from shifting and maintain the structure of your jaw.

Enhance Your Smile With Modern Restorations

Restorative treatments can also improve your smile by updating old or worn dental work. We use tooth-colored materials like dental bonding to repair teeth or replace metal fillings and outdated treatments. As people seek more natural-looking smiles, composite resin fillings may be preferred over traditional metal/amalgam fillings. This improvement ensures that your restoration blends naturally with the rest of your teeth while also reducing the risk of further damage and decay.

Relieve Pain and Strengthen Teeth

Addressing dental pain through restorative treatments is essential for maintaining your comfort and oral health. Fillings, crowns, and root canals can alleviate pain and protect your teeth from cavities, cracks, or infections. These treatments strengthen cracked or weakened teeth, making them more durable and functional. Promptly repairing damaged teeth prevents your condition from worsening and causing more severe discomfort or complications in the future.

Improve Functionality and Prevent Future Issues

One of the key benefits of restorative dentistry is improving the overall functionality of your mouth. When teeth are damaged or decayed, it can affect your ability to perform daily activities comfortably. By repairing these teeth, whether through fillings, crowns, or other treatments, we restore their strength and functionality. This means you can chew your food properly, speak clearly, and enjoy a better quality of life.

Caring for Your Restoration

Caring for your dental restorations is just as important as caring for your natural teeth. Proper care includes brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting our offices regularly for exams and professional cleanings. A strong oral hygiene routine helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease, which can affect both your natural teeth and restorations. Modern restorations are designed to last many years, but they can still be damaged by chewing and other habits like grinding or clenching your teeth. If you notice any signs of wear, cracks, or discoloration in your restorations, contact us immediately. Prompt attention prevents further damage and saves you from more costly repairs later on.

Schedule Your Restorative Dentistry Appointment Today

Dental issues can be more than just an inconvenience—they can affect your confidence, comfort, and overall well-being. At Carolina Dental Arts, we understand the importance of a healthy, beautiful smile. Our teams in Durham, Raleigh, and Goldsboro are dedicated to offering a wide range of restorative dentistry options to meet your unique needs. Contact us today and schedule a free consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

The most common signs that you may need restorative treatment include tooth pain, sensitivity, cracks or chips, missing teeth, and discoloration. To find out if a restorative dentistry procedure is right for you, contact our office for a free consultation. Our team will thoroughly evaluate your oral health and guide you through the best options to restore your smile.

Restorative and cosmetic dentistry differ primarily in their purposes. Restorative dentistry aims to restore the functionality and health of teeth that are damaged, decayed, or missing. These treatments focus on repairing and rebuilding teeth to ensure proper oral function. In contrast, cosmetic dentistry is centered on improving the appearance and aesthetics of teeth. Its primary goal is to enhance the look of the smile through procedures that alter the color, shape, size, and alignment of teeth. However, several of today’s dental treatments blur the lines between restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Insurances We Accept

Our Locations

Carolina Dental Arts - Durham Location - Durham North Carolina Dentist

Durham

415 Dunstan Avenue
Durham, NC 27707

(919) 683-1847 View Location

Glenwood South

301 Glenwood Ave, Suite 210
Raleigh, NC 27603

(919) 670-4944 View Location
Goldsboro Dental Office Carolina Dental Arts North Carolina

Goldsboro

2720 Graves Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

(919) 778-0098 View Location
Carolina Dental Arts - New Bern Ave - Dentist in North Carolina

New Bern Ave

3110 New Bern Ave, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27610

(984) 242-0568 View Location

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