Full mouth reconstruction or Full mouth rehabitation is a term that describes a treatment to correct your improper bite and enhance the appearance of your teeth and gums. It involves the application of cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry, which will give patients more functional, comfortable, and beautiful smile.
- Teeth that have been damaged from decay or trauma
- Crack or fractured teeth
- Severely worn out teeth as a result of long-term acid erosion (food, beverages, acid reflux) or tooth grinding
- Ongoing complaints of jaw, muscle and headache pain requiring adjustments to the bite (occlusion)
A. Full mouth or multiple damaged teeth
1) Multiple crowns
2) Multiple root canal treatments
3) Gum treatment
4) Possible Dental substitution: implant, bridge or denture.
B. Full mouth teeth missing
1) Full dentures
2) Full mouth implants
2.1) Implants support removable overdenture
2.2) Implants support hybrid
2.3) Implants suport bridge
1) Comprehensive examination and consultation
Upon this appointment, dentist will do oral and x-ray examination to determine the severity of dental problems. A goal of treatment or expectation will be verified at this appointment. Study model and photo taking for further analysis are needed for treatment planing.
2) Treatment planning
At this appointment, you will be informed the extent of your dental problems, treatment options, quotation and timeline. Treatment guide will be developed as a list of procedures for your reference
Each treatment procedure as outlined in the list of treatment plan will be started in sequence. In case of multiple crowns, a period of provisional crown observation is needed. A prosthodontist will estimate the length of time for this provisional period.
4) Follow up
When all treatment procedures are completed, follow-up period for full mouth reconstruction case is still necessary in order to maintain all restoration or prosthesis durability.