There are actually several different types of dentistry. There is general dentistry, preventive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and more. Restorative dentistry is probably what most dental procedures fall under. For instance, if your teeth are decayed, chipped, cracked, broken, or missing you need them restored. There are several different restorative dental procedures to choose from, some more complex and expensive than others. It depends on the extent of your damage how you will restore your smile with restorative dental procedures.
While some dental procedures are considered only preventive or cosmetic, some treatments can be considered both depending upon why they are being used. For instance, while dental veneers are usually chosen as a cosmetic procedure, they can also restore chipped, broken, or cracked teeth. There are other restorative procedures as well:
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