Could Restorative Treatment Help You Smile Again? - Corbet Locke D.D.S. Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway
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Could Restorative Treatment Help You Smile Again?

added on: September 15, 2016

Have you been suffering from dental pain, lately, when trying to enjoy meals? If so, restorative treatment is likely needed to help improve your oral health and to restore your comfort. Many people don’t realize that the teeth cannot repair themselves the way other parts of the body can, like the skin, for instance. When the teeth become damaged, either through trauma or dental decay, restorative action must be taken to help protect them against further wear or erosion, and to prevent the need for extraction. So if you find yourself struggling with a dental problem, don’t delay a trip to the dentist. Restorative treatment could help eliminate your discomfort, and help get you smiling again!

Don’t Delay Smile-Saving Treatment

One of the best things you can do for your smile, is pay attention to symptoms of trouble, such as heightened sensitivity, discomfort and even discoloration, which could be indication of plaque buildup or even a burgeoning cavity. By seeking treatment quickly, when you notice signs of decay or damage, it is far more likely that the dentist can help save your smile using minimally invasive treatment, like a dental filling or even a crown.

The longer you delay treatment, however, the more likely extensive measures will become necessary to save the damaged tooth. For instance, root canal therapy might be needed to treat an infection, or even an extraction.

Talk to Your Dentist About Seamless Solutions

Fortunately, modern dentistry provides a number of nearly seamless restorative options, so you can smile confidently after your dental work is completed. Tooth-colored fillings, for instance, are made to match teeth’s natural shading and contouring. Likewise, porcelain crowns offer great protection against wear, while still looking beautiful and natural.


We look forward to providing families with exceptional care and advanced treatment options. To schedule an appointment with Corbet Locke, DDS, contact our Waco, TX, dental office today by calling 254-776-4888. Our office welcomes patients in and around Waco, TX, including Hewitt, McGregor, Woodway, and the surrounding Central Texas communities.