Full Mouth Rehabilitation
Full mouth rehabilitation can sound pretty daunting, but having a chat with your dentist about the positive effect a full mouth reconstruction can have for you and the the many options and way we go about the treatment plan can turn it in to something to look forward to.
Full mouth rehabilitation involves rebuilding or replacing numerous teeth to improve the health, function, and beauty of the mouth.
Who is full mouth rehabilitation for?
Full mouth rehabilitation is for people who have continuous dental problems or problems throughout their mouth. For these patients the dentist will have comprehensive exam of the mouth to come up with a treatment plan that will give a final result that improve both function and esthetics.
These patients are usually people with:
- multiple missing teeth
- numerous teeth with large fillings that are failing or exhibiting decay
- cracked or broken teeth
- badly worn teeth due to bruxism (teeth grinding) or other habits.
- Continuously loosing composite fillings
In some cases, medical conditions can also be the cause for needing full mouth rehabilitation.
Any dental treatment that affects all teeth in the mouth is called or full mouth rehabilitation or full mouth reconstruction. The treatments can include
- composite build ups
- dental implants
- possibly dentures
- Some cases may need orthodontic treatment.
The dentist will digitally scan your teeth to have a 3D model made up of before and after for you to compare, they can also place temporaries so you can test them out and make any adjustments to shape, size or tooth shade.
The end result will be a “smile makeover”, but improved health and chewing function also.