Restorative
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Restorative

Here you will find out about some of the restorative options we offer.
Some of the restorative options we offer are; composite (white) fillings, silver fillings, pulpotomy (baby nerve treatments), stainless steel crowns, Zirconia (white) crowns, habit appliances, extractions, and space maintainers.

Here is some information on the following services.

Extractions

There are times when it is necessary to remove a tooth. Sometimes a baby tooth has misshapen or long roots that prevent it from falling out as it should, and the tooth must be removed to make way for the permanent tooth to erupt. At other times, a tooth may have so much decay that it puts the surrounding teeth and jaw at risk of decay, so your doctor may recommend removal.

When it is determined that a tooth needs to be removed, your dentist may extract the tooth during a regular checkup or may schedule another visit for this procedure. The root of each tooth is encased within your jawbone in a “tooth socket,” and your tooth is held in that socket by a ligament. In order to extract a tooth, your dentist must expand the socket and separate the tooth from the ligament holding it in place. While this procedure is typically very quick, it is important to share with your doctor any concerns or preferences for sedation.

Once a baby tooth has been removed, the shift may be severe enough to that it can prevent the permanent tooth from erupting into its predetermined space. It is therefore very important to place a space maintainer until the permanent tooth has erupted.

extractions

Loose tooth

If your child has a very loose tooth, it should be removed to avoid being swallowed or inhaled.

Sealants
It is therefore very important to have your dentist check the teeth that have been sealed  for signs of leakage or chipped areas. Your dentist checks on the integrity of the sealants when they are doing an oral examination. Your dentist will recommend patching up or replacing sealants if they see the need to do so. Children that have regular exams usually are able to keep their sealants in their mouth longer.
sealants
My Child Plays Sports. How Can I Protect His Teeth?

Even children’s sports involve contact, and we recommend mouthguards for children active in sports. If your little one plays baseball, soccer, or other sports, ask us about having a custom-fitted mouthguard made to protect his teeth, lips, cheeks, and gums.