Restorative Dentistry

Improve the Appearance and Function of Your Teeth with Restorative Dentistry in Plano, TX

Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that aims to restore the function and appearance of missing and badly damaged teeth, whether from infection, disease, decay, or trauma. If you have felt hopeless or embarrassed from any of these problems, you’re not alone! Almost three out of four Americans are missing at least one tooth.

1st In Smiles can restore your missing teeth and get you back on your way to a healthy, functioning, and attractive smile! Our advanced technology and experienced staff provide long-lasting restorative solutions with tooth-colored fillings, porcelain crowns, and dental implants.


Dental fillings are the most common form of restoration. They are used to fill holes from cavities and seal your teeth to protect them from further damage.

If you’re like many other American adults, you probably have at least one silver filling. Because a portion of your original tooth has to be removed for silver amalgam fillings, they can often weaken teeth. Your restorative dentist in Plano, TX has embraced recent advancements in technology that allow us to use tooth-colored fillings, which are stronger, safer, and more natural looking than silver fillings.


When too much of your tooth’s structure is removed to support a filling, we can cover your damaged tooth with a porcelain crown or “cap.” This restorative dentistry option, which looks like a natural tooth, will strengthen your tooth and prevent it from suffering further damage. You can read more about crowns and their ability to restore your damaged teeth on our Dental Crowns & Bridges page.


Restorative Dentistry | 1st in Smiles - Plano, TX DentistWhen you lose one or more teeth, a dental implant can securely replace the missing tooth’s root and crown. Dental implants are small, titanium screw-like “anchors” that are placed in your roots and permanently support replacement teeth or dentures on top. With implants, you’ll regain almost all of your speaking, chewing, and eating abilities as well as restore your facial structure.

After we carefully anchor your implant into your bone, the bone will begin to grow around the implant over a period of six weeks to six months. After your bone has healed, we’ll anchor your replacement teeth – crowns, bridges, or dentures – onto the implants, and you’ll walk out with a permanent new smile!

1st In Smiles would love to be your Plano, TX implant dentist. We offer many type of implants to suit your needs and finances, from traditional implants to mini implants, All on 4 and All on 6 implants, and implant-supported dentures. Learn more about how we can provide you with the amazing benefits of implants by visiting our Dental Implants page.

Your 1st In Smiles restoration dentist in Plano, TX will coordinate with you to find the best solution for your missing teeth. If you’re ashamed about your missing teeth, please don’t let that stop you from seeing us! You could be putting your teeth at further risk of damage. Our no-lecture, no-guilt zone is made of caring people whose highest goal is to give you back your teeth and your smile.

If you’ve been suffering with your missing tooth because you’re afraid of going to the dentist, we can give you a relaxing, pain-free visit with sedation dentistry.

Dr. Rick Barfield is a native of Richardson, Texas. He received his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from the Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and has been providing trusted dental care in the Plano, TX area for more than 30 years.

Are you ready to make the decision to restore your missing teeth? We’re ready and waiting to help with our restorative dentistry service! Give our Plano, TX dentist office a call at 972-905-9266 or fill out our easy online form to set up an appointment.

Bob Beaudine

He personally, actually sets a plan for you. He talks about your aspects, shows you your teeth, talks to you about your teeth, kind of explains the situation as you go. Brandy is always doing work to ...

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