Restorative Care


Regular, daily brushing and flossing are essential elements to healthy teeth. So, too, are regular dental cleanings and exams. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, cavities can still occur. If you are faced with cavities in your teeth, National Dental Upper East Side can help with fillings. >> Learn more about dental fillings


Infections in your teeth are serious. Not only are they painful, bacteria can enter your bloodstream, and cause health complications all throughout your body. The only way to treat an infected tooth is with a root canal, or endodontic treatment. At National Dental Upper East Side, we can perform this procedure with the assistance of a rotary tool, preventing the spread of infection and saving the compromised tooth. >> Learn more about root canals


Dental crowns provide an aesthetic fix for damaged teeth. They are essentially a “cap”& that covers the entire visible portion of the affected tooth. It simultaneously holds the tooth together, provides strength, and protects the tooth from bacterial infection, all while allowing your tooth to stay in its socket. >> Learn more about dental crowns


A bridge is designed to “bridge” the gap left behind by a missing tooth. It can typically be used to replace up to 3 consecutive missing teeth. The replacement tooth (or teeth) is surrounded on both sides dental crowns. These crowns are meant to anchor on to the healthy teeth adjacent to space, and hold the bridge securely in place. The bridge restores your smile, along with the function of your teeth and health of your mouth. >> Learn more about dental bridges


Dentures have been a common restorative option for years. However, they are not the bulky, noticeable appliances they used to be. Dentures are still commonly used today. They consist of false teeth set into an acrylic, gum-colored base. They are designed to be supported by your gums, held in place by suction, and are removable. They can replace a full mouth of missing teeth, as sections of missing teeth. >> Learn more about dentures


Typically, it can take several weeks for your final dentures to be created. However, with same day dentures, you get your dentures right away. Also referred to as instant, or immediate, dentures, they are waiting for you on the day of your extractions. >> Learn more about same day dentures


Inlays and onlays are used to fill cavities on the chewing surfaces of your teeth. Each has their specific purpose. An inlay is used to fix the damage within a single cusp. An onlay, on the other hand, is meant to restore more significant damage, which covers the entire chewing surface of your tooth. >> Learn more about inlays and onlays


Tooth decay is caused by oral bacteria. When bacteria are left to linger, either from missing an area of your mouth while brushing, or neglecting your oral healthcare routine, they can multiply quickly. They feed on any lingering food particles. As they eat, they produce harmful acids, which eat away at the enamel of your teeth. >> Learn more about inlays and onlays


A laser is a high-intensity beam of light, which can operate at different wavelengths depending upon your specific needs. It can be used to remove unhealthy oral tissues, making incisions, or even vaporizing tissue. As the laser cuts your gum tissue, it cauterizes the wounds, which helps to reduce bleeding, both during and after your procedure. It is extremely precise. >> Learn more about laser dentistry