Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez is an aesthetic and restorative dental expert. He is known as an expert in the field of Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez also holds certification in aesthetic dentistry. Aesthetic dentistry is also called cosmetic dentistry and is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance of a person's teeth, gums or bite.
Restorative dentistry encompasses the dental specialties of endodontics. Endodontics is a part of restorative dentistry which is the study, diagnosis and integrated management of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures. This specialty that Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez earned focuses on the rehabilitation of the teeth and roots to a functional place. New procedures in restorative dentistry add elements of aesthetic dentistry to give patients healthy and beautiful teeth.
Aesthetic dentistry consists of a variety of procedures including whitening, tooth reshaping and veneers. Whitening refers to bleaching or removing discolorations from the surface and deep into the enamel. Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez also holds an aesthetic dentistry specialist certification. While aesthetic dentistry improves the appearance of the teeth it does not necessarily improve the function of the teeth. Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez is able to combine aesthetic and restorative dentistry to give his clients teeth that are not only healthy but beautiful.
Cosmetic dentures are another common restorative device that Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez uses that also includes elements of aesthetic dentistry. They are used to replace missing teeth for people with no teeth. Some are called partials and have become a popular alternative to those who wish to conserve existing healthy teeth. Dr. Ruben Calvo-Parra Martinez uses these dentures to allow his patients the ability to chew and bite properly while also preventing an unwanted sagging facial appearance.