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Why Do You Need Temporary Restorations?

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Metropolitan Dental Specialty Group
If you have chipped, broken, decaying teeth coming loose from their sockets, you may need to get restorative dental treatments. Restorative treatment such as an implant, veneer, or denture can restore your dental structure to optimal working condition. However, creating a replacement can take anywhere between a few days to weeks, depending on the number of teeth and the fixture itself. During that time, you will have to make do with a temporary restoration. Why are Temporary Restorations Necessary? Temporary restorations are kind of like a preview of what your final restoration will look like. Through it, you can check and ensure the shape, size, and color of your teeth are perfect and as you want them to be. They also allow you to get used to the new tooth/teeth before and fix speech issues before getting the permanent restorative treatment. They also help: Protect teeth – Before any restorative treatment, your dentist will clean and prepare your teeth for the new fixture. A temporary restoration helps protect the teeth and prevent plaque build-up, ensuring they do not get damaged any further before you get the permanent installation. They are also beneficial as they: Technological advancements now allow for better and visually more appealing temporary restorations. In fact, you can get one to look exactly like the permanent one, allowing dentists and patients to identify any problems before the final treatment. If you want to get your teeth replaced or restored, visit Metropolitan Dental Specialty Group for a consultation....
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