Social network for dentists and dental professionals to share news and ideas.

Dental treatments that are commonly performed in dental clinics are given under:


It is a restorative procedure that uses a special tooth-colored resin (plastic) to repair decayed, cracked, chipped and discolored teeth. It also helps in closing tooth gaps. In this, resin is applied to the tooth which is then bonded and hardened with a special light. It can be done in a dental office without requiring laboratory work.


Dental braces correct the misalignment of teeth and bite related problems. Braces exert a steady pressure on teeth which leads to teeth straightening or alignment.

Bridges and implants

These are the procedures to replace a missing tooth or many teeth.

There are many types of dental bridges but the most common one is fixed bridge. It is done to replace one or more of the missing teeth.

Implants are frames or metal posts that are surgically positioned into jawbones under gums to act as an anchor for replacement teeth.

Fillings and repair

Repairing and filling helps in restoring the teeth with cavities. Several dental fillings materials like silver amalgam (mercury mixed with zinc, silver, tin and copper) and resins are used in the procedure.


These are strong and thin pieces of resin or ceramic that is bonded to teeth to repair decayed, chipped and stained teeth. It also helps in closing gaps between the teeth.

Teeth whitening

Teeth darken naturally with age. Food consuming habits like excess of tea and coffee also stain the teeth. Teeth whitening is a process that involves whitening of teeth using peroxide based material to check and whiten the teeth.


Crowning and capping

Dental crowns (caps) protect damaged and cracked teeth. These crowns are made from porcelain, metals or from of materials. To improve appearance and add strength, they are placed over the visible tooth part above gum line.


A thin plastic coating is applied to the chewing surface of teeth to acts as a barrier against tooth decaying bacteria. Sealants immediately bonds to the teeth and forms a shield over enamel. It is usually applied to molars and premolars only.

Root canals

Root canal procedure is performed to treat diseased and abscessed teeth. In this the damaged teeth is opened and cleaned to remove the infected tissue in the center.


Severely damaged tooth needs to be extracted for permanent relief. It consists of removing teeth from its socket in the bone. Most common tooth extraction cases are associated with wisdom tooth because these generally do not get enough space for development in jaw and remain impacted.

These are the general procedures that are commonly practiced in dental clinics. These treatments are only performed by dentists after examining patient’s oral health.

Views: 1142


You need to be a member of WebDental to add comments!

Join WebDental

Comment by Dr. Steffany Mohan on July 13, 2016 at 5:55am

Hi,its a really wonderful article love to reading .I really appreciate this high quality dentist and am glad that there is someone that could provide this level of care so fast and pain free.Nice sharing.

WebDental Facebook Fan Page

Latest Activity

Tariq Drabu posted a blog post

Dentist Not Open Saturday? Here are Your Options

It seems like urgent or emergency dental situations always happen outside of traditional office…See More
Dr. Krinita Motwani posted a blog post
Dr. Steffany Mohan posted a blog post
Allen Gotora posted a blog post

How to Know If You Have a Cavity: Look for Symptoms of Tooth Decay

When the enamel that covers your teeth is damaged or compromised in any way, it leads to tooth…See More
Jul 11
Tariq Drabu posted a blog post
Jul 10
Dr. Mike Caparas posted a blog post

Shoreline Family Dental Care

Reign Dental Is Your Trusted Shoreline Family Dental Care…See More
Jul 10
Dr. Steffany Mohan posted a blog post
Jul 10

© 2018   Created by WebDental.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service