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Differences between restorative dental treatments


When it comes to creating a beautiful smile, there are several restorative dental treatments which can help. Crowns, bridges, and root canals are various methods used by dentists to aid in restoring your oral health. But, you may be left wondering what the differences between each option are? Learning more will help you to better understand how an issue with your teeth can be corrected by using these dental treatments.

Crowns - Differences between restorative dental treatments crowns and veneers, bridges, and root canalsRestorative dental treatments – crowns and veneers

A dental crown, as well as veneers, are used to correct the appearance and function of teeth. With a crown, the treatment will cover the entire tooth. With a veneer, the treatment will cover only the front surface of the tooth. Crowns are thicker than veneers and are often used for broken or cracked teeth. Veneers are used more so as a cosmetic treatment. Both treatments are used in an effort to restore your smile.

Root Canal - Differences between restorative dental treatments crowns and veneers, bridges, and root canalsRestorative dental treatments – root canals

A root canal is a more intricate procedure. The dentist will remove the inflamed or infected pulp of the tooth. The inside of the tooth is cleaned and disinfected. The canals are then filled with a sealer and then the tooth is restored with a filling or crown. A root canal is a procedure that will be recommended by the dentist if deep decay is present or if you present with other dental issues.

Bridge - Differences between restorative dental treatments crowns and veneers, bridges, and root canalsRestorative dental treatments – bridges

A bridge is a fixed dental restoration that is used to replace one or several missing teeth.

When you have dental issues, speaking to our dentists at Regent Avenue Dental Centre can help determine which of the above restorative dental treatments will help your situation. At Regent Dental, our goal is to provide you with treatments to restore your oral health and create a beautiful smile. Currently, our dental practice is accepting new patients. Now is your chance to find a family dentist available on weekends and evenings. To set an appointment with our dental team call us – 204.817.8915 today!

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