Full Mouth Reconstruction
In a full mouth reconstruction procedure, your dentist reconstructs your mouth, replaces all of the teeth in the mouth to restore the function and appearance your mouth. Patients who have broken teeth, infected gums, or feel jaw pain, which is causing discomfort and affecting oral health, should contact their dentist to see if they are a fit candidate for a full mouth reconstruction.
A full mouth reconstruction is a technique that falls under restorative dentistry for dental patients who have multiple problems in many parts of their mouth and need a comprehensive solution. Such patients may have multiple missing teeth, large fillings that are exhibiting decay or failing, broken or cracked teeth, or worn teeth due to teeth grinding or other bad oral health habits. Patients born with conditions such as Dentinogenesis Imperfecta, Amelogenesis, and Ectodermal Dysplasia also need comprehensive teeth restoration and are candidates for a full mouth reconstruction procedure.
So, if you observe that your teeth, jaw or gums are not functioning normally and there is pain, Dr. Amy Khajavi at Full Mouth Reconstruction can help resolve your discomfort and pain, and give back your beaming smile. Dr. Khajavi has worked as a qualified dentist for more than 20 years and is a specialist in full mouth reconstruction. A biological dentist, she only uses safe and biocompatible material in her dental procedures.
What Should I Expect In A Full Mouth Reconstruction?
A full mouth reconstruction, a restorative dentistry technique, is an individually designed consolidated plan to address multiple dental conditions. It is not a smile makeover, which is a cosmetic procedure, and also because a full mouth reconstruction is a medical requirement to restore oral health.
During the treatment, two or more procedures are incorporated to replace missing teeth, repair worn or fractured teeth, rehabilitate diseased or receding gums, and correct a patient’s bite. A full mouth reconstruction gives back the patient their whole function of the mouth so the person can smile, speak, eat, and function without discomfort.
Do I Require Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Dr. Khajavi assesses the need for a full mouth reconstruction at her clinic Full Mouth Reconstruction after thoroughly examining a patient as suitability for the procedure is on a case-by-case basis. However, if you have two or more of the following dental issues, you may require a full mouth reconstruction procedure.
• Missing teeth due to decay or trauma
• Broken or fractured teeth
• Worn out teeth due to acid or tooth grinding
• Receding gums or gum disease
• Continuing headache, and jaw and muscle pain
When you visit our clinic, Dr. Khajavi will pursue a preliminary dental exam to examine your mouth and ascertain the severity of your dental problems. Your medical and dental history will also be reviewed, impressions made and dental X-rays of your upper and lower teeth completed. Only then will Dr. Khajavi formulate a customized treatment plan to address all your dental problems.
What Are The Different Procedures In Full Dental Reconstruction?
Two or more restorative procedures, which are carried out over several months, are involved in a full mouth reconstruction. However, the procedures are customized and may include:
• Dental implants to replace missing teeth
• Putting dental crowns to strengthen the performance of damaged or chipped teeth
• Using porcelain veneers to address worn out tooth enamel and uneven tooth alignment
• Dental bridges to address the gap between two teeth
• For substituting missing teeth using partial or full dentures
• Treating gums to restore diseased or recessed gums
• Reducing TMD symptoms and enhance bite through TMJ treatment
If you are seeking a dental solution to different dental issues even as they are affecting your ability to eat, chew and quality of life, please call Dr. Amy Khajavi at Center For Ceramic Dental Implants to schedule your appointment. Our qualified staff will explain what’s involved in a full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Khajavi has extensive experience in full mouth reconstruction and helping patients attain healthy, confident and dazzling smiles. Dr. Khajavi has won multiple awards as a dentist, holds advanced dental degrees and also offers other major dental procedures including cosmetic dentistry, treatment for neuromuscular problems, dental cleaning, and TMJ.