When a tooth’s function needs to be restored by Dental Restoration a dentist applies a dental restorative material or dental filling. Dental restoration also entails the replacement of missing tooth structure by dental implants. Dental restorations may be fabricated out of a variety of materials, Common direct restorative materials include dental amalgam, glass ionomer cement and composite resins. Common indirect restorative materials include acrylic, porcelain, zirconia, gold and other metals.
Dental restorations can be divided into two types of dental restoration: direct restoration and indirect restoration. All dental restoration can be further classified by their location and size. If decay is spread beyond dentin, in that case root canal therapy is used, and a crown is fit.