Through cavity treatment, you should safely assume that decay is no longer going to pose an active threat for your tooth. With that said, you should rely on care to do more than provide an immediate kind of support. The right approach to care can actually help you enjoy lasting support for a tooth that will both preserve its appearance and offer meaningful bite support. At our Irving, TX dental practice, we can make sure that you have long-term support for your tooth after decay or a dental injury has been dealt with. In addition to providing these functional benefits, we can offer restorations that effectively match the appearance of your enamel.

Will Your Cavity Treatment Really Keep Your Tooth Safe?

You should feel confident in the health of your tooth and the strength of your bite after you leave a cavity treatment. You should maintain that level of confidence long after your appointment—after all, the filling or crown that you receive is meant to provide lasting stability. We use restorations that provide both cosmetic support and the necessary strength to hold up against biting and chewing pressures for many years.

Using A Conservative Dental Filling To Address Decay

With a custom dental filling, we can take care of a tooth when a cavity is caught and removed before there are complications. This approach to care requires less preparatory work and preserves more of your healthy enamel. The resin material used to provide treatment is administered directly to the site of the tooth, where it will harden to supply lasting protection. To improve your odds of having a cavity caught and treated in time to avoid complications, you should make a habit of seeing your dentist for exams and cleanings on a regular basis.

Planning Treatment With A Partial Or Full Crown

When a filling is not going to offer the support you need, we can make sure that you are protected by providing either a partial or a full dental crown. The partial crowns cover a greater area than we can treat with a filling, but these restorations still leave a significant amount of your healthy enamel unchanged. With full crowns, we completely cover the tooth above the gum line. By doing this, we can address severe decay as well as serious physical injuries.

Talk To Your Irving, TX Dentist About Scheduling Restorative Treatment

Through the appropriate restorative dental work, our practice can make sure that you have lasting protection for a tooth, support for your bite function, and sustained confidence in your appearance. If you would like to learn more about how we can take care of you, please reach out to Defining Smiles in Irving, TX today at 972-717-0860.