Restore Your Smile
By Kenneth J. Hofmann, DMD
December 06, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures

Most people have something they would like to change about their smile. Whether it's getting whiter teeth or fixing chipped, uneven, or restorative dentistryeven missing teeth, restorative dentistry makes it possible to improve even the most damaged smile. From porcelain veneers to dental implants, there is a solution available for virtually every cosmetic and general dentistry problem for people of all ages. Dr. Kenneth J. Hofmann offers a range of cosmetic and restorative dental services in Louisville, KY.

Restorative Dentistry in Louisville, KY

Stained and discolored teeth are one of the most common cosmetic dental problems. From drinking coffee to suffering trauma from an accident or sports injury, to the normal wear and tear that comes along with the aging process, teeth are vulnerable to stains even with good oral hygiene and regular dental care. After color, size and spacing problems are among the most common cosmetic dental complaints. Oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease can also affect how your teeth look, and even result in tooth loss in extreme cases. Restorative dentistry allows your dentist to improve your oral health and make your teeth look better than before.

Common Restorative Dentistry Procedures

Depending on the dental issue and severity, there are a number of restorative procedures available to achieve a new and improved smile. Some of the most common procedures include:

  • Professional teeth whitening
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Cosmetic bonding
  • Dental implants
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Dental fillings
  • Root canal therapy
  • Orthodontics

In order to maintain a healthy, attractive smile and to avoid common oral health issues like periodontal (gum) disease, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends going to the dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and check up, as well as practicing good oral hygiene at home.

Find a Family Dentist in Louisville, KY

It is never too late to change or improve your smile. For more information on restorative dentistry treatments and to find the option that is best for you, contact our office by calling (502) 895-7715 to schedule an appointment today.

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