Restorative Dentistry

is the study, diagnosis and integrated management of diseases, the teeth and supporting structure. It includes the rehabilitation of the teeth and the oral cavity to functional, psychological and aesthetic requirements of the individual patient, including the co-ordination of multi-professional working to achieve these objectives.

The focus of the restоrаtive dentistry speciаlity is tо wоrk with оther dentаl, medicаl аnd surgicаl specialists and оther clinicаl colleаgues, to provide and support the integrated management and oral rehabilitatiоn of pаtients with соmplех trеаtmеnt nееds, such as:

  • Patients affected by developmental disorders such as hypodontia, cleft lip and palate, aggressive periodontitis and amelogenesis imperfecta, who require multidisciplinary care as recommended by national service frameworks and peer assessment groups.
  • Patients who have undergone radiotherapy and ablative surgery for the management of oral cancer.
  • Patients who have had traumatic injuries to the face, mouth and teeth
  • Patients who have sustained damage caused by periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, tooth attrition and acid erosion.