Restorative Dentistry Seattle
Your Restorative Dentist Offers Advanced, Personalized Care
Many people have experienced the loss of one or more teeth, or significant problems with a tooth (such as a tooth that’s broken or has a large crack). This can have a huge impact on a person’s self-esteem and confidence. Restorative dentistry offers many techniques for filling the gaps and getting your smile back. With modern technology, replacement teeth are more lifelike than ever before.
Dental implants Seattle
If you are missing one or more teeth and are looking for the most stable restorations available, you may be a good candidate for dental implants. During surgery, Dr. Mark Caggiano will permanently affix these titanium posts in your jawbone. Implants can support several types of restorations, including crowns, bridges, and dentures. We proudly perform all aspects of implant placement in-house.
If you want the security of dental implants, but you’re missing many or all of your teeth, you don’t have to get a separate implant for every missing tooth. Instead, several (a minimum of 4, but preferably more like 6) implants can be used to support a partial or full denture. Implant-supported dentures are more stable than traditional dentures, allowing you to eat and speak with more confidence.
A missing tooth can also be replaced by an appliance called a fixed bridge. This is an artificial tooth (known as a pontic) attached on either side to a crown. The crowns are placed on the teeth adjacent to the gap (where the tooth is missing), filling in the space and restoring the appearance and function of the smile.
For those missing some or all of their teeth, dentures are also an option. But these aren’t your grandfather’s dentures. Thanks to advances in materials science, today’s dentures are more lifelike than ever before. They’re custom-created to fit your mouth, so they’re also more comfortable than ever before.
When a tooth has extensive damage, such as from severe decay or a crack or break in the tooth, a crown can restore both function and appearance. Also known as a “cap,” a crown is a porcelain shell that’s placed around a tooth to strengthen and restore it. A crown can also be used as an artificial tooth, on top of a dental implant.
Full Mouth Reconstruction
We see many patients who’ve avoided the dentist for years, and now they have several different issues with their teeth. These people may be overwhelmed by all of these problems. For them, we offer full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Caggiano performs a thorough assessment of your smile, then offers a step-by-step plan to get your smile back. Our patients feel incredible when they can finally smile – and eat – with confidence again.
Restorative dentist Seattle
You deserve a great smile, with the ability to speak and chew without even thinking about your teeth. Dr. Caggiano is proud to offer you his expertise as a restorative dentist in Seattle, along with his knowledge of sedation dentistry, which can help you to have a more relaxed and pleasant dental experience. Contact us to book your consultation with Dr. Caggiano. Why spend another day just worrying about your teeth? It’s time to restore your smile.