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Restorative Dentistry

Broken, infected, or missing teeth can make life difficult and compromise your health.

Thanks to restorative dentistry, patients with serious oral health issues can achieve healthy, functional, and beautiful smiles.

At 38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, we are dedicated to helping patients through advanced restorative treatments.

What Is Restorative Dentistry?

While cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry that focuses on the aesthetics of your smile, restorative dentistry is a field of dentistry that focuses on improving the health and function of your teeth and gums.

Restorative dental treatments can repair compromised teeth, replace missing teeth, or rehabilitate an unstable bite. Our treatments can also fortify your teeth to prevent additional damage. If you struggle with any of the following oral health conditions, you can benefit from restorative dentistry at our Austin, TX, practice:

  • Dental decay
  • One or more missing teeth
  • A cracked tooth
  • A weak or eroded tooth
  • An infected tooth

During your consultation, our dentists will perform a thorough examination to identify your dental needs and recommend the appropriate restorative dentistry treatments.

Personalized Care, Beautiful Results

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At 38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, we use the most advanced techniques in restorative dentistry.

To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in dentistry and to better serve our Texas patients, our doctors actively participate in continuing education programs and are members of some of the most prestigious dental organizations.

During your consultation, our dentists will explain all of your available treatment options to help you make a confident, informed decision about your care.

If you are suffering from dental damage, or if you simply want to schedule a routine cleaning, contact our office online or call our office to book an appointment:

(512) 458-6222

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Dr. Meek has been my dentist for well over 20 years, and it’s because he gives excellent care. I recommend him highly to anyone who wants the best dentist in the Austin area.

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Dr. Meek and his assistant were so exceptional and professional. I thank them for the service they rendered to me on a timely manner.

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Dental implants are a state-of-the-art restorative dental treatment that provides the best support for crowns, bridges, and dentures. By replacing your lost tooth roots with biocompatible titanium posts, your replacement teeth will look, feel, and act like your natural teeth.

Popular Restorative Dentistry Procedures at 38th Street Dental

Drs. C. Mike Meek and David J. Tasch are dentists who provide a variety of restorative dentistry treatments. At their Austin, TX, dental office, available restorative procedures include:

Tooth-Colored Fillings

If you have a small or medium-sized cavity, we will typically recommend a filling. However, instead of a traditional metal filling, which can eventually start to show through your tooth, we will provide a tooth-colored filling made from composite resin. Not only will it match your smile, but it will also bond to your tooth more securely.

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Dental Bridges

A bridge can replace one to three missing teeth. This type of restoration is made up of several crowns fused together. We can provide a traditional bridge, which will attach to your natural teeth. Alternatively, we can supply an implant-supported bridge.

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Root Canal Therapy

If the soft tissue within a tooth becomes infected, a root canal procedure can relieve painful symptoms and help you avoid the need for extraction. Using gentle techniques and anesthesia, we can remove the infected tissue and restore it with a custom dental crown.

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Dental Implants

Titanium dental implants will fuse with your jawbone and replace your tooth roots. Our dentists will work with a specialized oral surgeon or periodontist for implant placement. Then they will fabricate a custom-made implant-supported crown, denture, or bridge to top the implant and replace the entire missing tooth. They are extremely stable, and prevent bone loss in the jaw.

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Implant-Supported Dentures

State-of-the-art dental implants can even support full-arch dentures. To support a full prosthetic, your surgeon will place four or more implant posts. In many cases, we can collaborate with your surgeon to provide All-on-4® dentures in a single appointment.

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

If you have extensive damage or multiple oral health concerns, we can merge several treatments into a comprehensive full mouth reconstruction. Your treatment plan will be completely customized to meet your health needs and personal goals. 

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At 38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, we only recommend treatments that will truly benefit you for years to come. If you want to whiten or beautify your smile, we also offer cosmetic dentistry treatments to help you achieve your goals. No matter what treatments you receive, Drs. Meek and Tasch will work carefully and meticulously to provide personalized care and outstanding results.

We Go "Above and Beyond" for Patients




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Dr. Meek is my favorite dentist of all I’ve seen in my many years! The office staff and the hygienists are all so nice, as well as organized - I always feel like I am in good hands!

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Mohan Rao


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Once again 38th Street Dental came through with flying colors. The plan was to get a temporary after tooth extraction in a few days but when Dr. Tasch found out that I was to attend a memorial service shortly he spent an hour putting a shorter term temporary then and there, without extra charge. That's above and beyond!

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38th Street Dental in Austin, TX, utilizes the latest proven technology to provide you personalized dental care. Dr. Meek and Dr. Tasch are members of local and national dental associations, including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Texas Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Capital Area Dental Society

To schedule an appointment, call us at (512) 458-6222 or contact us online today!

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1500 W 38th St
Ste 56
Austin, TX 78731

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