Restorative Dentistry Long Island
White fillings, also known as tooth-colored fillings, provide superior protection of the teeth without detracting from the smile. These fillings blend seamlessly with the natural teeth, and have proven to be safer and more durable than traditional silver and mercury fillings.
INLAYS & ONLAYS
Inlays and onlays are placed over the teeth cusps to preserve the tooth’s structure. Dr. Buono uses porcelain, tooth-colored material to help patients maintain an attractive smile. Inlays and onlays are bonded directly to the teeth, increasing the tooth’s strength as well as patient comfort.
Patients who are missing teeth can receive dental implants to restore the function and form of their smile. Dr. Buono works closely with a qualified and experienced surgeon to place natural-looking and well-fitting implant restorations, such as implant-supported dentures or dental crowns.
When a tooth has sustained substantial decay or damage, a dental crown can be used to protect the remaining tooth structure and restore the tooth’s appearance. Dr. Buono uses high-quality porcelain materials for his crowns, which have proven to last for more than 20 years.
A dental bridge is a restorative dentistry option that is used when a patient is missing one or several of their teeth. A bridge consists of a replacement tooth, known as a pontic, and anchor crowns, which encase natural teeth, effectively closing the gap that is left behind by a missing tooth.
Dentures, which are designed to replace natural teeth. Patients can receive full or partial dentures, depending on their specific needs. Removable dentures can help patients chew and speak comfortably, while implant-supported can provide superior support and improved oral health.