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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.

restorative

[ristôr′ətiv]
Etymology: L, restaurare
pertaining to the power or ability to restore or renew a person to a normal state of health or consciousness.

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]

restorative (ristôr´ətiv),

adj 1. promoting a return to health or consciousness; a remedy that aids in restoring health, vigor, or consciousness.
adj 2. pertaining to rebuilding, repairing, or reforming.
restorative dentistry,
n the branch of dentistry that deals with the reconstruction of the hard tissues of a tooth or group of teeth injured or destroyed by trauma or disease.
restorative materials,
n materials used to reconstruct the hard tissues of teeth lost through trauma or disease.

restorative

1. promoting a return to health or to consciousness.
2. a remedy that aids in restoring health, vigor or consciousness.

restorative dentistry
see restorative dentistry.

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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