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restorative

 [rĕ-stor´ah-tiv]
1. promoting a return to health or to consciousness.
2. a remedy that aids in restoring health, vigor, or consciousness.

re·stor·a·tive

(re-stōr'ă-tiv),
1. Renewing health and strength.
2. An agent that promotes a renewal of health or strength.
[L. restauro, to restore]

restorative

(rĭ-stôr′ə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or relating to restoration.
2. Tending or having the power to restore: a restorative tonic.
n.
1. Something that restores.
2. A medicine or other agent that helps to restore health, strength, or consciousness.

re·stor′a·tive·ly adv.

re·stor·a·tive

(rĕ-stōr'ă-tiv)
1. Renewing health and strength.
2. An agent that promotes a renewal of health or strength.
[L. restauro, to restore]

re·stor·a·tive

(rĕ-stōr'ă-tiv)
Colloq. term for restorative dentistry, pertaining to placement of restorative materials into cavity preparations to return the affected tooth to good health and restore proper function.
[L. restauro, to restore]

Patient discussion about restorative

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.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/1136.htm

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[15.] Mickenautsch S, Yengopal V, Banerjee A (2009) Atraumatic restorative treatment versus amalgam restoration longevity: a systematic review.
Survival of atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) sealants and restorations: a meta-analysis Clinical Oral Investigations 16.
[20.] Yip, Hak-Kong HK Comparison of atraumatic restorative treatment and conventional cavity preparations for glass-ionomer restorations in primary molars: one-year results.
[21.] Frencken, J E Atraumatic restorative treatment and glass-ionomer sealants in a school oral health programme in Zimbabwe: Evaluation after 1 year Caries Research 30.
[22.] da Franca, Carolina C, Two-year evaluation of the atraumatic restorative treatment approach in primary molars class I and II restorations.
Through the process of group restorative supervision, the supervisors within the programme team were able to learn more about how the individual professional engages within a group dynamic and this further enhanced their ability to function as a dynamic team member outside of the sessions.
Dealing with conflict was and remains a consistent issue within restorative supervision and while the individual sessions have been useful in talking this through and developing strategies, group supervision has enabled live situations where conflict has developed and presented an ideal opportunity to think about the impact in the moment.
Although team-working skills are already strong within most professionals, it is the opportunity to utilise them within the restorative space that is regarded as valuable by the supervisees.
The experience of delivering individual and group restorative supervision does demand a high degree of emotional involvement on behalf of the supervisor.
Embedding the restorative model within an organisation means adopting a flexible approach to individual and group sessions once the initial six sessions have been delivered.
* Restorative group supervision after six individual sessions is effective in maintaining and improving compassion satisfaction, stress and burnout
* Group restorative supervision has individual and organisational benefits, which improve how the professional functions within the workplace