Conservation

Conservative dentistry is the branch of dentistry concerned with preserving diseased teeth in the mouth, i.e. not extracting them out.

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Example:

Tooth A has decay. Instead of extracting poor little Tooth A, the dentist uses a drill to take out the decayed bits and fills it up with a metallic silver filling called amalgam. The tooth remains in the mouth and there is no more decay and pain.

Current skillset:

  • Amalgam restorations
  • Composite restorations and composite build-ups
  • Glass ionomer restorations
  • Crowns and bridges
  • Posts and cores

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