At University Dental Group in Orlando, FL we are a family owned business that has offered comprehensive dental care to families and patients in the area since 1987. While we provide general, cosmetic and preventative dentistry, in addition to specialist referrals, we also place a strong emphasis on our restorative dentistry options.
Why? Losing the function of a tooth, even a single tooth, diminishes your ability to chew properly by a measurable percentage – with some saying each tooth lost is around ten percent of your chewing capacity lost, too. Not only does the loss of a tooth cause you to chew differently (and eat a different diet in many instances), but it can also affect your entire bite pattern. Over time, this can cause many other issues throughout the mouth and jaws, and it why we encourage patients to consider time with our restorative dentist.
Restorative dentistry options include:
Just as their name implies, dental bridges span a gap between two natural teeth – creating a “bridge” of artificial but fully functional teeth between them. Bridges can be used to replace a single missing tooth or several in a row. The natural teeth at each end of the bridge will be treated with dental crowns to prevent any wear or tear, and if the teeth are not strong enough to offer this support, we can also replace them with dental implants.
The use of bridges restores the full function to that part of the mouth, but they can also be a cosmetic treatment when you are suffering from the loss of one or more adult teeth. Our team can provide this form of restorative dentistry in just two office visits and if you are not a candidate for dental bridges, we may be able to provide partials or other treatment.
Unlike dentures of the past, modern dentures are amazingly realistic, fully functional and quite comfortable to use and wear. We offer full dentures to replace an entire set of upper or lower teeth but also provide fast access to removable partials for those missing only a few teeth on the upper or lower jaw.
One of the most commonly used forms of restorative dentistry, dental crowns allow you to retain an adult tooth damaged by decay, injury, disease or even lost during root canal treatment. They are also part of a dental implant treatment, and our patients no longer need to wait a week or more for a permanent crown thanks to our in-house CEREC technologies. crowns while you wait is now something we happily offer patients.
One of the most amazing restorative dentistry technologies, dental implants replace the entire tooth (roots and crown) and our restorative dentist can provide a single tooth implant in addition to multi-tooth, all-on-4 implants, implant dentures and mini-implants for those who do not have adequate jaw bone to support a full-sized implant. We can also discuss your need for implant supported bridges.
Explore Our Restorative Dentistry Options Today
Now that you understand the value of restorative dentistry, it is time to talk with a dentist in Orlando, FL about the treatment options available. Get in touch with us today by calling 407-679-5151 or by visiting our contact page.