It is part of restorative dentistry, which consists of supplementing missing teeth or restoring the damaged part of the tooth. Regardless of the cause of tooth damage (caries, trauma, congenital absence of a tooth), restoring the continuity of the dental arch is extremely important for the aesthetics of the smile and the function of the masticatory organ.
Due to the fact that prosthetic restorations are performed in a prosthetic laboratory, giving a patient a ready reconstruction requires several visits to the dental office. Between visits, the patient is provided with temporary restorations, which allows discretion and guarantees patient comfort.
Modern prosthetics gives great possibilities in the scope of reconstruction of missing or damaged teeth. Depending on the clinical situation, the following reconstruction methods can be used:
2. Removable restorations – removable / inserted by the patient at home
The choice of the final solution depends on the individual case of the patient and is preceded by a thorough examination. The prosthetic doctor sets a detailed treatment plan after consulting the doctors of other specialties (dental surgeon, orthodontist, periodontologist and endodontist), which allows the patient to be presented with the most optimal method of treatment.
The purpose of the first visit is to gather as much information as possible about the patient's state of health, his individual therapeutic needs and the course of current treatment.
Implantology is a modern field of restorative dentistry and consists in supplementing a missing tooth or teeth with implants.
Dental surgery includes a number of procedures within the oral cavity, which are performed under local anaesthesia.
Orthodontics is a field that deals with the prevention and treatment of malocclusion and dental abnormalities.
Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of teeth. The starting point for assessing their color and shape is first to carry out professional cleaning, including scaling, sanding and polishing.
Children's dentistry includes prevention and treatment of milk teeth and young permanent teeth.
The adventure with the dentist's office should start at 18 months.
Patients with tooth wear, malocclusion, missing teeth, cervical defects or crackles in the temporomandibular joints require a comprehensive treatment plan based on a thorough examination.