Have you given up on your smile? You believe that you would never be able to produce that perfect smile again? You had cancer, lost all your teeth in an accident or maybe you just had extensive tooth decaying and now you are left with an appearance that you are not so cool with?
We are excited to tell you that there is a procedure that can combat your situation. It is called full mouth reconstruction. As the name suggests, full mouth reconstruction, sometimes referred to as Full mouth rehabilitation, refers to either rebuilding or replacing, or both, all the teeth in your mouth. It is usually a combination of aesthetics and the restorative dentistry science to improve your health, appearance and mouth functions.
Our full mouth reconstruction also aims at increasing effectiveness in chewing which might have been lost due to extensive teeth damage.
Our team of full mouth reconstruction includes general or restorative dentists (who handle the crowns, bridges and veneers), periodontist (gum specialists) and endodontists (pulp specialists). These professionals ensure that you have perfect job done on your mouth.
If you think you need a full mouth reconstruction, you would have to contact us for a comprehensive examination. This would enable us to examine your mouth to know the extent of the damage and the treatment options that are available to you.
The condition of the teeth, gums, temporomandibular joint and jaws, together with the aesthetics would be examined thoroughly. All these are just to enable us know if a full mouth reconstruction is necessary and the best method to approach the procedure, peculiar to you.
We would also require an X-ray, photographs and impressions of your upper and lower teeth, which would be used to make models of your teeth for examination.
Based on this, we develop step-wise treatment procedure which is customized t suit your needs . We also make sure that you are carried along and understand every step of the way. You have a right to know and understand, after all, It is your mouth! You must understand all the benefits and associated risks with the procedure before we go ahead with it. Patient safety and cooperation means a lot to us.
One of the things you would be told is that full mouth reconstruction might take some months for the full procedure to be completed. This is because it involves a lot of restructuring and readjusting which your body also has to get used to. Full mouth reconstruction involves
- Prophylactic teeth cleaning
- Lengthening of the crown
- Orthognathic surgery is necessary for jaw repositioning
- Gum tissue contouring is necessary to create a symmetry and balance
- Structural adjustment involves preparing your natural teeth structure for implants that would be placed
- Temporary restoration which helps you to ‘acclimatize’ to the feel of your new mouth
- Permanent restoration such as crowns and veneers
- Implantation to replace missing teeth
- Bone or soft tissue grafting which ensures teeth stability
Full mouth restoration is the way to go to restore that perfect set of teeth you once had or have always wanted. With us, you can be sure that you would have your expectations surpassed.