Restorative dentistry

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What is Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry is a branch in dentistry that diagnose, treat and prevent oral diseases with the aim of restoring the beauty of the patient’s natural smile and prevent oral health problems from escalating in the future.

Restorative dentistry in Oakland, CA – Oaktown Dental

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Restorative Dentistry FAQ

What is considered restorative dentistry?

Restorative dentistry treatments diagnose, prevent, and treat oral diseases. The treatment under restorative dentistry involves replacing missing or damaged teeth, bridges, fillings, dental implants, and crowns. The goal of this treatment is to bring back the natural smile and prevent oral health problems from escalating in the future.

What is aesthetic restorative dentistry?

Aesthetic restorative dentistry is a type of dentistry that aims to restore the function and appearance of the teeth when it has been damaged. The procedures involve improving the teeth’s shape, function, alignment, size, and restoring the patient’ smile. Examples of aesthetic dentistry are dental implants, dental crowns, and dental bonding.

Is a dental crown considered restorative?

Yes. Dental crowns are able to restore a broken or severely word down tooth. It can also be used to hold down a cracked tooth or protect a weak tooth from breaking down. All of which are intended to restore the natural look of the patient’s teeth.

Is teeth whitening considered restorative?

No. Teeth whitening improves the look of your smile whereas restorative dentistry is aimed at improving the function of your smile. Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure.

Restorative Dentistry Near Me

A dentist that is near where you live, work, or study can have a huge difference in time and money compared to a dental office that is far away from you. Other than your routine visits, expect to be having treatment and follow-up appointments, thus, it is more convenient when the office is near you such as at Oaktown Dental. Also, look for specialist with excellent reviews in restorative dentistry and the one you’ll feel comfortable working with.


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Zahid H. Ahmed, DDS, FICOI, FAGD

Dr. Zahid Ahmed combines current advances in dentistry with holistic health to bring patients the best possible dental care. His goal is to provide patients with personalized service, creating lasting relationships based on trust and expertise.

Dr. Ahmed received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has worked as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF and maintains a position as Clinical Instructor at Stanford University. He is recognized as a Fellow in both the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI). He believes continuous learning in dentistry allows him to stay current, and provide the best possible dental care for his patients.

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    We lead through patient education. In your consultation, Dr. Ahmed will get to know you and your needs. After, he will perform a comprehensive exam to more accurately determine a treatment plan you feel comfortable with.

  • Unsurpassed Implant Experience

    In addition to being a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Ahmed continues to train other dentists on Dental Implantology.

  • Cost Effective Treatment

    We make sure we have a treatment plan for every budget. We pride ourselves on providing VERY affordable care that is guaranteed to be the highest quality.

  • We accept many PPO plans and are preferred providers and in-network with over 13 major insurances.

  • 6 – 12 month payment options available

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At Oaktown Dental we understand the importance of giving our patients different payment options to better suit their needs.

  • We accept many PPO plans and are preferred providers and in-network with over 13 major insurances.

  • Conveniently offer a Membership Plan

  • 6 – 12 month payment options available.

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