What is a full mouth reconstruction?
This service uses a combination of dental treatments and procedures to restore the structure, function, health, and appearance of your teeth, gums, and jaw. It is used if there are multiple areas of decay, disease, or injury in your mouth.
Why should I get a full mouth reconstruction?
Dental problems not only cause discomfort to areas in your mouth, but they can affect the health of your entire body. A full mouth reconstruction repairs problems like jaw pain, headaches, neck pain, gum disease, and teeth that are worn, chipped, broken, or missing.
What procedures are involved with a full mouth reconstruction?
There are numerous procedures that can be used for a full mouth reconstruction depending on what dental problems need to be repaired. Dental fillings, scaling and root planing, neuromuscular dentistry, dental implants, root canal therapy, dental veneers, orthodontics, teeth whitening, and dental crowns are just a few of the services that can be used.
How long does it take to complete a full mouth reconstruction?
Depending on how extensive the dental problems are, it could take several appointments to complete a full mouth reconstruction and renew the health of your smile.
What is the process of undergoing a full mouth reconstruction?
During the initial consultation, our dentist will analyze your mouth and take X-rays as well as bite molds. We will then map out a plan of the treatments necessary to completing the full mouth reconstruction. Over the next few appointments, we will perform these treatments and create the necessary restorations. We may ask you to return to our office for follow-up appointments.
What is the difference between a smile makeover and a full mouth reconstruction?
A smile makeover is a cosmetic procedure used to improve the appearance of your smile. While a full mouth reconstruction can also improve the appearance of your smile, it focuses more on restoring its health and function. Additionally, smile makeovers are optional procedures while full mouth reconstructions are usually necessary.
Who else is involved in performing a full mouth reconstruction?
Depending on the treatments required for completing your full mouth reconstruction, our dentist may enlist the aid of specialists in the area. Some of these specialists may include endodontists, oral surgeons, periodontists, orthodontists, and prosthodontists.