Conservative Dentistry is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the conservation of teeth in the mouth. It embraces the practice of operative dentistry and endodontics, and includes various kinds of direct and indirect restorations of individual teeth in the mouth.
Conservative dentistry means the restoration functionally and aesthetically of patient’s original tooth, including dental fillings (new fillings and replacement), root canal treatment, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays.
This typical dentistry has 3 sub -specialties:
- Cariology: This is type of dentistry that deals with the prevention of the tooth surface.
- Endodontics: It deals with roots of the tooth and its diseases.
- Operative dentistry: This is a form of dentistry that concerned with the enamel and cavity of the tooth.
Your dentist will work with you to determine which type of dental treatment is the most appropriate for your dental needs. Here, is Dr.Rajarjan, a endodontics dentist who ensures high quality treatment, commitment and determination to the patients.
Conservative dentistry focuses on saving natural teeth that have defects due to dental caries, trauma, abrasion or attrition, and esthetic disharmony including developmental anomalies or tooth discoloration, as well as pulpal and/or periapical diseases to maintain their inherent masticatory, phonetic and esthetic function and the physiologic integrity in harmonious relationship with the adjacent hard and soft tissues through diagnosis, treatment, post-op evaluation and prevention.
The ultimate goal of conservative dentistry is to preserve natural dentition or to restore it to the best state of health, function and esthetics.