Teeth are designed to last a lifetime, but the rigors of daily use, oral bacteria and dental trauma can lead to an early demise for many teeth. In fact, three out of four of us have one cavity by the time we enter kindergarten, and more than 90 percent of us have a cavity by the time we reach adulthood. Tooth loss is also quite common and affects a substantial percentage of adults over 35. Dr. Martirosyan, our Glendale dental restorations expert, can explain your restoration options so that you can determine the best way to restore your lost or damaged tooth.
cavity can allow bacteria to get deeper into the tooth and damage its pulp. This can lead to the death of the nerve inside the tooth and necessitate a root canal treatment or extraction. A lost tooth can cause even more problems. The bone around the socket can collapse and get resorbed into the body. The other teeth will shift and can tilt or fall into the gap, leading to the loss of more teeth. Dr. Martirosyan, our expert in dental restorations in Glendale can help prevent many of the consequences of tooth decay, accidents and tooth loss by restoring the problem tooth.
Glendale Dental Restorations
Dr. Martirosyan, our Glendale dental restorations expert, will recommend a restoration based on your needs. These can include:
- A dental filling, which are used to fill cavities and restore small areas of damage
- Inlays or onlays, which can be used when large amounts of the tooth structure has been lost or damaged
- Dental crowns, which cover the whole visible part of the tooth for a strong, long-lasting restoration
- Dental bridges, which replace lost teeth
- Dental implants, which can replace one or many lost teeth
At your consultation, Dr. Martirosyan, our expert in dental restorations in Glendale, will examine your teeth and bite to determine the best type of restoration for your needs. Most can be placed in just one or two appointments, but some can take longer. Call us to learn more or to schedule your appointment with our Glendale dentist, Dr. Marine Martirosyan.