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restoration

 [res″to-ra´shun]
1. induction of a return to a previous state, as a return to health or replacement of a part to normal position.
3. partial or complete reconstruction of a body part.
4. the device used for such a reconstruction.
oral health restoration in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of healing for a patient who has an oral mucosa or dental lesion.

res·to·ra·tion

(res'tō-rā'shŭn), In dentistry:
1. A prosthetic restoration or appliance; a broad term applied to any inlay, crown, bridge, partial denture, or complete denture that restores or replaces lost tooth structure, teeth, or oral tissues.
2. A plug or stopping; any substance (for example, gold, amalgam) used for restoring the portion missing from a tooth as a result of removing decay in the tooth.
[L. restauro, pp. -atus, to restore, to repair]

res·to·ra·tion

(res'tŏr-ā'shŭn)
1. dentistry A prosthetic restoration or appliance; a broad term applied to any inlay, crown, bridge, partial denture, or complete denture that restores or replaces lost tooth structure, teeth, or oral tissues.
2. A plug or stopping; any substance, such as gold or amalgam, used for restoring the portion missing from a tooth as a result of the removal of decay from the tooth.
[L. restauro, pp. -atus, to restore, to repair]

res·to·ra·tion

(res'tŏr-ā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, prosthetic restoration or appliance; broad term applied to any inlay, crown, bridge, partial denture, or complete denture that restores or replaces lost tooth structure, teeth, or oral tissues.
2. A plug or stopper; any substance (e.g., gold, amalgam) used for restoring missing portion of a tooth as a result of removing decay in tooth.
[L. restauro, pp. -atus, to restore, to repair]

Patient discussion about restoration

Q. What are the opportunities to restore gums? My gum on the lower jaw gets less and less, opening the roots of my teeth. Is there any technology or recurement to stop it and, hopefully, draw back?

A. Treatment of receding gums start with treating the cause - improving overall oral hygiene, including brushing habits (too powerful brushing may damage the gums), as well as periodic tooth cleaning at the dentist.

More sever situation may necessitate treatments done by a dentist. Consulting one may be wise.

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