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You will find answers to the following questions in this article:

  1. What is the best dental treatment for improving my smile?
  2. What is the best dental treatment for tooth decay?
  3. What is the best dental treatment for gum disease?
  4. What is the best dental treatment for missing teeth?
  5. What is the best dental treatment for teeth whitening?

What is the best dental treatment?

Dental treatments have come a long way in recent years and there are many options available to help you achieve a beautiful smile.

Dentists are professionals who have the knowledge, skills and expertise to provide dental treatments. They use their knowledge of teeth and gums to diagnose, prevent and treat oral diseases. The dental treatments that dentists offer can be broadly divided into two categories- preventive treatment and restorative treatment.

Preventive Treatment: Preventive treatment is a type of treatment which prevents the occurrence of any damage or disease in the future. Preventive care includes brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste twice a day, flossing once a day, eating healthy food to maintain gum health and regular visits to the dentist for checkups.

Restorative Treatment: In contrast, restorative treatment is a type of treatment intended to restore lost teeth or repair oral damage. The focus is on restoring the natural shape and function of the mouth and teeth.

In this article, we will discuss restorative dental treatments that can repair your smile: tooth whitening, porcelain veneers , dental implants, crowns and bridges.

Type of Dental Treatments

Tooth Whitening: Tooth whitening is a process where the color of your tooth enamel is made lighter by using a bleaching agent. Bleaching agents are available in the form of gels, liquids or strips. It is important to note that while some teeth will respond well to whitening treatments, others may not and be more sensitive or cause too much discomfort.

The teeth whitening process usually takes about 20 minutes and can be completed at home. If a professional is available, it is often easier to take advantage of the benefits and avoid any discomfort or inconvenience.

Porcelain Veneers are a perfect solution for those teeth that are not white enough but are still in good condition and it is getting comman in terms of dental treatment methods. A porcelain veneer is a thin, custom-made ceramic or resin laminate that adheres to the front surface of teeth and covers them, providing a cosmetic enhancement. There are many choices available in terms of size and shape.

A veneer is made by a dental professional using either a wax impression or a mold taken of the teeth. A resin-based material is then applied in layers, just like an overlay would be on furniture. Once the laminate dries, it is polished to give it shine and finish.

The material used to create porcelain veneers can be smoothed and shaped like glass, a process called laminating. And not only are porcelain veneers beautiful to look at and incredibly durable, they are more affordable than traditional porcelain and made from materials that are not poisonous to human tissue.

Porcelain veneers can be used to cover the front teeth, but they are most commonly used on the bottom and back teeth. They are also worn as a cosmetic enhancement by people with minor tooth damage or discoloration from old dental work such as metal posts, fillings, caps or crowns. Tape extenders and light-cured resin cements for veneers are used to integrate veneers into the healthy tooth tissue if it is damaged. The integration process may take a few months.

Cosmetic bonding

Cosmetic bonding is a dental treatment procedure where a composite resin similar to tooth enamel is applied to the teeth, and then shaped to match the teeth. This new tooth shape is strong and can last up to 10 years. This treatment is typically used to repair damaged or stained teeth that cannot be restored with other treatments but it can also be used as a restoration option for many types of bite problems.The downside to this treatment is that the beautiful shade of white does not offer protection from the sun and fading can take place over time.

Root canal dental treatment technique may be used to remove all or a portion of the tooth and fill the root canal space with gingival tissue, calcium hydroxylapatite, or resin. The crown is then placed on top of the space. Root canal technique may also be used to stabilize a tooth and save it from the root canal treatment. This is done by using a cavity preparation method and then filling the root canals with a hard substance like wood, plastic, or amalgam in preparation for the crown.

A crown is a cap-like structure that is typically made of porcelain or metal. Crowns are used to cover the natural tooth or teeth in order to restore the tooth or teeth’s functionality and beauty. After a tooth is crowned, it is generally covered with a temporary prosthesis before the final restoration is completed. Crown-structure that covers part of natural tooth to restore functionality and beauty, typically made of metal or porcelain.

What is the difference between an Inlaid Crown and an Overlay Crown?

A crown is a tooth restoration that covers the entire tooth root and upper gum line. It provides support, protection, and esthetics for the patient. A crown can be made from a variety of materials such as porcelain, metal, or amalgam. A crown is an inlay restoration when the crown is placed on top of the tooth. An overlay crown has a partial inlay, requiring the removal of a portion of enamel from a tooth before placing it on the tooth surface. 

Crowns are a great way to restore functionality and beauty. Made of metal or porcelain, they cover the portion of the tooth known as the root that is typically damaged due to decay or other factors. They are durable and will last for a number of years. With so many different types of crowns to choose from, it can be a challenge to decide which one is best for you.

What are the benefits of porcelain crowns?

Porcelain onlays and porcelain veneers are made from a finely ground form of clay. Porcelain is the most common type of crown due to its natural strength and durability.

What are the different types of crowns?

A dental crown is a device that is placed over a tooth in order to restore it, protect it from damage, or make it appears more attractive. Some dental crowns are made from gold, while others are made from resin composite. There are many materials and shapes of dental crowns available in the market today. A dental crown is the most common restoration to tooth structure. It is used over a fractured, decayed, or severely worn tooth to cover and protect it. A dental crown is typically secured at one end and moved into place on a lifter.

There are many types of dental crowns for dental treatment including ‘gold’ and ‘resin composite’. Gold dental crowns are created using different techniques, using gold of various thicknesses and is placed over the tooth. Resin composite crowns are made by mixing a synthetic resin with the dental material and uses special forms that are then supported by a metal framework on a lifter.

Dental crowns cover teeth in order to protect them from damage, as well as to maintain their shape. and appearance. They can be used to replace teeth that have broken or decayed, or to repair cavities. A titanium-ceramic tooth crown is usually constructed based on a “lifter-retainer” technique in which the tooth’s natural root structure and root canal are not disturbed with the placement of a dental crown.

In cases where the tooth’s root is compromised, a tapering metal framework is placed over the tooth’s intact root to create a hole through which the crown can be inserted. A dental crown is an aesthetically pleasing covering for a tooth that preserves oral health and functions by providing support, protection and restoring beauty to damaged teeth. 

Types of Dentures

Dentures are artificial replacements for all or part of a tooth’s structure. They are generally made out of porcelain, plastic or metal. Metal dentures are sometimes replaced by dental implants. A dental implant is a titanium implant that is surgically placed into the jawbone to replace an artificial tooth, anchored in place by metal screws or posts that can be screwed into pre-drilled holes in the jaw.

The first artificial tooth was placed in a human jawbone in 1838 by the English dentist William Hunter and described the process of attachment. In 1855, American dentist John A. Seymour attached a single metal post to the jawbone, which was screwed into pre-drilled holes. He later inserted two posts on either side of the jawbone which were connected by wire.

Tooth extraction surgery is usually indicated when there are symptoms of overcrowding such as pain, bleeding, or infection, or when there is evidence of damage to the tooth due to crowding. If the patient has already experienced bone loss at the extraction site in an area called “caries,” then a dental implant may be recommended as a viable option. This procedure is often combined with other dental treatments like dental implants, root canal etc.

Dental bridges are a common dental treatment and restoration. They are used to fill in a space that has been created by one or more missing teeth. The bridge is typically made of porcelain, metal alloys, or both fused together. Bridges are typically made of metal, porcelain, or a combination of the two. The main goal is to provide support and stability to the teeth on either side of the space left by a missing tooth.

A bridge is typically used to replace a single tooth, but it can be used in conjunction with other bridges or dental restorations to replace multiple teeth. The tooth form that is supported by the bridge is called the abutment tooth. The abutment teeth are often referred to as anchor teeth, as they anchor the bridge and help hold it in place. 

Dental bridge is a fixed, removable dental appliance which is used to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges may also be considered “bridges with wings” which are designed to provide additional support for the adjacent teeth.

How dental implants are important in dental treatment procedures?

Dental implants are a type of dental restoration that replaces the root of a missing tooth.

A dental implant is made from titanium, which is a metal that has been found to be safe and biocompatible. The implant takes the place of the root of the missing tooth and anchors it in place. This can be done by either placing it directly into the jawbone or by fixing it onto an abutment that has been attached to the teeth on either side of where the implant will go.

Dental implants are becoming more popular these days because they offer many benefits over other types of restorations. They last longer, they look better, and they are more stable than other types of restorations like dentures or bridgework.

Dental implants are used to replace a tooth that has been lost or damaged. They can be placed into the bone of the jaw, which is one of the strongest structures in the human body, using a surgical technique called “abutment.” This procedure takes less than an hour, is completely painless, and generally prevents patients from experiencing the pain of an extraction.

Some people may not be able to tolerate the discomfort or have chronic dental pain, and surgery may be considered as a treatment option. In some cases, the dentist may have to remove all of the teeth in order to create space and relieve pain.

Dental implants are a prosthesis that is implanted into the bone to replace a missing tooth. They are artificial tooth root replacements and are usually made of titanium or zirconium. This dental treatment has been around for decades, but it has been getting more popular in recent years. This is due to the advancement of implant dentistry, with new techniques and materials being used to make them more successful.

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth for people who don’t want to wear dentures or have problems with their dentures.

Implants are artificial tooth roots that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw bone to provide a foundation for replacement teeth. They can be used to anchor dentures, provide support for bridges, or serve as replacements for missing teeth.

There are two types of dental implants: endosteal and subperiosteal. The former is used when there is enough bone structure on which the implant can be securely placed and the latter is used when there is not enough bone structure on which an implant can be securely placed.

The most common reason for dental implant failure is infection in the bone or around the implant area. This can be caused by bacteria from the mouth entering through an opening in the gum tissue around the implant area, or by bacteria entering through a surgical site on your cheek where you may not have closed up properly after surgery.


It is crucially important to decide the type of dental treatment you will have. That’s why you should contact with your dentist and ask questions about your situation, what benefits can you expect of dental treatment. Also, it is better to understand the dental treatment procedure you will get, the healing process with to dos and donts in the healing time period.

At Istanbul Dental, with our qualified team we are ready to answer your additional questions, so do not hesitate to get in touch with us . Also, get a quote to start planning your dental treatment as whole process including your VIP transfer! While gathering information and inspecting the options about the dental services, we recommend you to visit our smile gallery and see our previous patients’ sincere smiles.

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