Do you cover up your smile because of a missing tooth or gap in your teeth? Are you avoiding certain foods because of oral pain? You may be a candidate for restorative dentistry, which aims to improve both oral function and aesthetics. Ramin Mahallati, DDS, at the Center for Implant & Esthetic Dentistry in Beverly Hills, California, is an expert in restorative dentistry and offers crowns and fixed dentures to restore your smile. Call the office today or request an appointment online.
- Dental Crown: A crown, also known as a cap, is used to restore badly decayed or damaged teeth. A crown is made to look and feel like a natural tooth. Occasionally a crown is used to improve the shape, color, or the alignment of the patient’s teeth. Read More
- Dental Bridges: Do you cover-up your smile because of a missing tooth or gap in your teeth? Fixed Partial Dentures, sometimes called a fixed dental bridge, is a fixed replacement for the missing tooth that is anchored to the patient’s teeth. They are particularly useful for patients who are not recommended candidates for dental implants or for those patients who have chosen not to have dental implants. Read More
- Dental Implants: Dental implants are the best solution to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Implants get their name from the titanium “implant,” a screw-shaped prosthetic that is placed into the hole formerly occupied by the natural tooth root. Once placed, the jawbone accepts and grows around the implant, making it a part of the bone. A post is attached to the implant and an artificial tooth to the post. Dental implants function exactly like a natural tooth, and they don’t impact surrounding teeth as bridges do. Read More
- Inlays and Onlays: The ideal treatment for the tooth weather an “Inlay”, “Onlay” or a crown is determined by the size of the cavity or the extent of damage to the tooth. If the damage is fairly small then an Inlay will be the treatment of choice. Larger cavities require an “Onlay”. A crown is generally reserved for when the extent of the damage is quite extensive. Read More