Are you fed up of toothaches? Do you have a lot of cavities or broken teeth? Is chewing your food an issue? Are your gums infected? Dental problems can be extremely painful and can affect your daily life, often causing digestive issues due to lack of proper chewing of food; or making you too self-conscious to even smile; or worse. So, it may be time for you to seek medical help from a dental healthcare professional. Based on the type, and extent, of your dental issues, you may be recommended to go in for full mouth reconstruction.
Before you start your treatment, it is important for you to familiarise yourself with the 5 most important facts about full mouth reconstruction and how it can benefit you.Understanding full mouth reconstruction: Basically, full mouth reconstruction may involve a series of treatments to rebuild, restore or replace most, or even all, your teeth in your upper and lower jaws, depending on your dental problem. These treatment plans are designed to solve specific oral health issues.
Why would you need full mouth reconstruction? For a number of reasons, actually. Do you have many decayed teeth? Are you missing many teeth? Are any of your teeth cracked or broken? Do you have problems with your bite, or gums, or jaws? Depending on the extent and severity of these, or more, complications, full mouth reconstruction may be exactly what you need.
What are the treatment plans? Treatment plans can be a combination of various procedures, ranging from the general to restorative dentistry procedures, based on your problems. These procedures may include:
- Root canal therapy
- Inserting fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges, inlays, dental implants, dentures, etc
- Corrective surgery
- Grafting of bone or soft tissue
- And more…
What are the treatment timelines involved? This really depends on your oral health issues and the treatment plan designed to address them. You can expect this to range from several months to over a year.
How long do the effects of full mouth reconstruction last? This would basically depend on you. If you want long-term benefits, you need to follow your medical practitioner’s instructions right from the post-op stage and well into the future. At the most basic level, this involves regular brushing, flossing and regular dental check-ups.
Now that you have a basic idea of full mouth reconstruction (you can, of course, do some more research on the subject to learn about cost implications in your area, insurance coverage, etc), and why it is necessary, feel free to consult us.
We will evaluate your dental health requirements and recommend full mouth reconstruction if necessary, to regain and maintain your oral health for a long, long time to come.