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Ways to Improve Your Smile with Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics refers to the branch of dentistry dealing with restorative dental treatments such as dental crowns, bridges, dentures, and implants. With proper care, you can keep your teeth healthy and strong throughout life. In the event of damage or loss of natural teeth, Drs. Terence Lau, Casey Lau, and Kayla Lau from Mid-Valley Dental Care, Northridge, California, may recommend prosthodontics to restore your smile’s functionality and appearance. 

Ways to Improve Your Smile with Prosthodontics

Prosthodontic procedures can repair chipped, cracked, or broken teeth, replace missing teeth, or improve your smile’s aesthetic appeal. After an oral evaluation, your dentist can recommend the best treatment to meet your dental care needs. Here are just a few ways prosthodontics can benefit you: 

  • Dental crown treatment: Dental crowns are special coverings or “caps” placed on weak, decayed, or damaged teeth to protect them from further breakage. Crowns can be used to repair chipped, cracked, or broken teeth, restore severely decayed teeth, or complete other dental treatments like root canal therapy, bridges, and dental implants. 
  • Inlays and onlays: Inlays and onlays are custom restorations used in place of fillings and crowns to repair damaged teeth, treat cavities, or complete root canal treatment. 
  • Dentures and bridges: Dentures and bridges are restorative treatments used to replace missing teeth. Partial dentures or bridges can replace multiple missing teeth in a row, while dentures can replace an entire arch or all of your teeth if they have to be removed due to periodontal disease.
  • Implants: Implants are dental restorations that require surgery. Depending on your needs, they can replace one tooth, several, or all of your teeth.

Issues Prosthodontics Can Treat

Through prosthodontics, our dentists can treat numerous dental concerns ranging from cavities to:

  • Damaged teeth
  • Tooth loss
  • Jawbone deterioration
  • Tooth alignment problems that alter your bite and cause undue wear and tear on your teeth 
  • TMJ pain
  • Cosmetic dental issues 

To learn more about our prosthodontics treatments, contact Mid-Valley Dental Care in Northridge, CA, today at (818) 886-3500.

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