The Department of Restorative Dentistry is a specialty that aims to diagnose structural disorders in dental tissues due to developmental or acquired disorders and to restore the lost anatomy, function and aesthetics of teeth by treating these diseases with operative applications. Our department carries out studies in the fields of caries science, preventive dentistry, operative or restorative dentistry and aesthetic dentistry.

In our clinic, filling, inlay and onlay restorations, lamina veneer restorations, fiber post/core applications are used in our clinic, using up-to-date information and technologies in order to eliminate the discomfort in teeth with caries or material loss for any reason, to treat the tissue and shape anomalies of the teeth, and to restore aesthetics with function. performed by specialists in their fields. In addition to these, we provide services within the framework of preventive dentistry by performing procedures for the determination and prevention of caries risk, and interventional procedures for eliminating tooth sensitivity and bad breath.

For the treatment of tooth discoloration in the field of aesthetic dentistry, home or office type teeth whitening processes are performed on colored live or non-living teeth. Restorative procedures are applied in order to give our patients a more aesthetic and healthy smile related to the analysis and arrangement of the smile line.

What is Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is an infectious disease that causes the loss of hard tissue (matter) in the teeth due to the inability to clean the tooth surfaces sufficiently after the intake of carbohydrate-containing foods and the acidic by-products produced by bacteria.

What Can Be Done to Prevent Tooth Decay?

Paying attention to the consumption of sugary, sticky foods and drinks that cause tooth decay
Effective brushing of teeth twice a day
using dental floss
It is necessary to go to the dentist regularly twice a year.
How Can We Know If You Have Tooth Decay?

Color changes and deteriorations in the integrity of the teeth may indicate dental caries. In addition, bad breath, sensitivity in the teeth due to cold and sweet foods and beverages may be a sign of caries.

What is the Treatment of Tooth Decay?

The decayed tooth tissues are cleaned and their place is filled with filling materials and the integrity of the tooth is ensured. Filling materials; There may be different materials that your doctor recommends for you, such as composite, compomer, glass ionomer, amalgam or ceramic based.

Can the teeth with excessive substance loss be filled?

If there is sufficient tooth tissue remaining in teeth with excessive substance loss, restorations such as Inlay or Onlay prepared in the laboratory can be made outside the mouth by measuring. This type of filling requires two separate sessions. Temporary filling material, which is less comfortable, is applied between sessions.

Does every tooth sensitivity require a filling?

It is decided by understanding the true cause of tooth sensitivity, whether there is a loss of substance in the tooth, and the size of the substance loss. In some cases, such as tooth abrasions or gingival recessions that have not developed caries, desensitizing agents can be applied instead of fillings.

Causes of Tooth Wear:

Brushing the teeth too hard, for a long time and incorrectly
Use of abrasive toothpastes
Too hard toothbrush
Excessive consumption of acidic foods and beverages
Teeth clenching and grinding behaviors
closing disorders between teeth

What is Teeth Whitening?

The bleaching process is called the bleaching process by applying chemical agents to the discolored teeth for various reasons. Whitening for aesthetic purposes is the most protective method compared to other alternatives. The integrity of the tooth does not deteriorate during the procedure. With the teeth whitening method, your tooth color can be lightened by several tones.

What are the Causes of Tooth Discoloration?

Developmental disorders in teeth
Any injury to the teeth
Food and beverages containing colorants (tea, coffee, cherry juice, red wine, etc.)
Tobacco items such as cigarettes
Medicines, mouthwashes containing dyes

What are the Requirements Before Teeth Whitening?

The oral hygiene of the person to be whitened should be ideal and there should be no stains and tartar formation on the tooth surfaces. Before the procedure, the teeth to be whitened should be examined and necessary treatments such as tartar cleaning and filling should be performed.

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