Prevention is the best way to preserve the health of the teeth and oral cavity, so although preventive procedures are started at an early age, they are not limited only to the youngest. In fact, targeted preventive treatments, if carried out regularly, can help postpone the development of certain symptoms and safeguard dental health throughout one’s life.
The foundation of all dental prevention lies in good oral hygiene backed up by regular visits to the dentist, during which treatments for preventing certain symptoms or taking care of tooth enamel and gums can be performed. The most common preventive treatments are:
This branch of dental medicine is part of the wider dental restoration segment, targeting the most common dental disease – tooth decay or caries. In fact, the most common cause of dental tissue degradation is the formation of tooth cavities due to caries. By removing caries the damaged tissue is replaced by dental fillings which replicate the shape of the tooth’s damaged section, preserving its functionality and aesthetics. Similar procedures can be applied in the cases of small dental fractures or dental erosion.
Conservative dentistry includes:
Modern materials used for dental fillings are developed to assure restoration durability and high aesthetics standards. At Riviera Dent we have chosen to use only last generation composite fillings which provide excellent lasting results and allow us to place filling which imitate to perfection the look and feel of natural teeth.
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