Restorative Dentistry in Lititz, PA
Functional Restorative Dentistry Services
Restorative dentistry is needed when you’re in need of dental fillings, have broken teeth, need to replace missing teeth, or any other dental mishap you’re facing. Using advanced technology and techniques, Dr. Berg and his team can bring your smile back to its healthy, beautiful self, establishing a balance between aesthetics, form, and function.
To ensure your dental restorations are safe, we never outsource to dental labs outside the United States. We offer high-quality restorative dental services, including:
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- Tooth-Colored Fillings
When you have a cavity, a filling is needed to save your tooth from further harm. At Richard M. Berg, DDS, we only use natural tooth-colored fillings to ensure your smile is protected and looks fantastic.
- Dental Crowns and Bridges
Crowns: A crown is used to restore a tooth’s function, integrity, and beauty. When a tooth is severely damaged by decay or a traumatic injury, Dr. Berg may recommend a crown. Our dental lab will craft you a crown that not only looks beautiful but is durable to last for many years.
Bridges: Bridges are a great way to replace one or multiple teeth. It’s made up of two or more crowns placed on your neighboring teeth that are on either side of the gap. Then, an artificial tooth is fitted between the crowns, hiding the missing tooth. While the bridge is placed, Dr. Berg will make sure it matches your surrounding teeth for a natural look.
- Dental Implants
Dental implants are the best solution to replace missing teeth for many reasons:
- No additional teeth need to be altered to place the tooth
- Implants stop jaw bone deterioration, giving your facial structure support
- They are securely placed so you can eat your favorite foods and speak with confidence
- They blend in with your natural smile
The entire implant process is completed with the partnership of Dr. Berg and an oral surgeon – whom Dr. Berg trusts completely. The first part is to install the post into the jawbone, which is done by your referred oral surgeon. After your surgery, we’ll schedule regular checkups to ensure your implant is healing correctly and fusing with your jawbone.
Once healed, we’ll place the abutment on the implant, serving as the base of your new tooth. Finally, Dr. Berg will restore your dental crown on top of the abutment to create your new tooth.
Your smile will look just like it used to and it will feel just like one of your own teeth.
- Emergency Care
Are you experiencing a dental emergency? Give our office a call at (717) 627-3113 and we’ll do our best to get you in as soon as possible.
We’ll do what it takes to get you out of pain.
- Partial Dentures
If you’re missing teeth, our natural-looking dentures can help. They are designed to comfortably fit into your mouth while being removable when needed. At our dental office, we have partial dentures available, which replace one or more teeth on the same arch.
There may be many reasons why you need a tooth extraction:
- Severe tooth decay
- Make room for orthodontic treatment
- When a root canal fails to save the tooth
- Traumatic injury to the teeth
- Removing wisdom teeth
- Patient preference for aesthetic purposes
No matter the reason why you need an extraction, our team will do everything possible to ensure your visits are comfortable. There may be cases where Dr. Berg will need to refer you to a specialist for the extraction. Rest assured, we’ll only send you to doctors we wholeheartedly trust.
Multiple people grind their teeth at night. This is a condition known as bruxism, and it can severely damage your enamel, wear down teeth, cause jaw pain, and irritate your gums.
If we see signs of nighttime bruxism, we’ll advise wearing a nightguard to protect your smile. Very similar to a mouthguard, the nightguard is customized to your teeth for a snug, comfortable fit.
He has a modern office with the latest technology and equipment pertinent to his line of work, as well as a competent, caring staff. Dr. Berg has networked with other professionals for the times when he's out of the office or when the patient has dental issues that are beyond his expertise.
Su R., Actual Patient