A large number of dental procedures make up the process of performing complex restorative dentistry.
Treatment plans are created to address the individual, specific oral health needs of patients, and may include any one or more of the following:
The need for restorative dentistry services is not always obvious. Maintaining regular dental appointments for cleanings and exams is vital in both preventing the need for further treatment and identifying areas of concern. However, any areas within the mouth or jaw that cause pain or discomfort, or are suspicious in appearance, should be evaluated promptly.
Choosing to finally get orthodontic treatment for crooked or misaligned teeth is a big step. Adults often feel embarrassed about seeking treatment related to orthodontics. With Invisalign®, though, you can keep your dental treatment plan to yourself. Dr. Christopher Henninger offers Invisalign in San Diego, CA for patients seeking a discreet but effective way to […]Read More
Before you know it, gingivitis can turn to serious periodontal disease that does more than wreak havoc on your mouth. Studies also suggest that there is a link between your oral health, heart disease and diabetes as well as other systems throughout the body. Fortunately, there is treatment available for those with advanced gum recession […]Read More
Playing contact sports increases the risk of breaking or cracking your tooth. Over the holidays, it’s all too easy to forget to put on mouthguards while playing football with your family. Fortunately, if you do have a broken/cracked tooth, today’s treatment options allow for quicker treatment to get you back to your normal routine much […]Read More
Do you suffer from unexplained headaches, jaw pain, neck pain or tooth aches? Have you been told you grind your teeth in your sleep or do you do it during the daytime hours? Have you noticed your bite is off, which is causing chewing and comfort issues? If you have any of these problems or […]Read More
People lose teeth from trauma, gum disease and tooth decay. Losing even a single tooth can make everyday functions, such as chewing, all the more difficult. It is for this reason patients should look into dental implants to restore functionality, especially before all the holiday meals come around. Easier Time Chewing One missing tooth can […]Read More
Do you notice that you have frequent, unexplained headaches? If so, it is possible that temporomandibular joint problems could be to blame. TMJ is fairly common and is estimated to affect over five percent of the population. It is typically caused by an injury to the jaw joint, teeth grinding, misalignment of the teeth or […]Read More
Why Dental Implants Are Worth the Money If you have started looking at different options for tooth restoration, you may be considering dental implants. Many patients are surprised at the initial investment of dental implants when they first begin researching different treatments with their dentist. The reality is that implants are a a better investment […]Read More
If you have crooked teeth, you may be thinking about your teeth straightening options. While traditional orthodontic appliances work well for many people, it typically takes a long time (up to two years or even longer) to get the results you want. If you’re looking for a quicker teeth straightening method, Six Month Smiles may […]Read More
Once a tooth has decayed to the point that it would be effective to have a crown placed, you may face several appointments over several weeks to get the permanent crown. Because this can be inconvenient and time-consuming for our patients that have tight schedules, we offer the benefits of CEREC® same-day dentistry to reduce […]Read More
Even if you no longer go trick-of-treating, you will probably still eat a lot of candy for Halloween. Whether it is leftovers from the candy you handed out to the neighborhood kids or candy you got at a Halloween party, you want to be careful of what you eat if you have veneers. While these […]Read More