Does it seem like the problems you’re having with your gums and your teeth never end? If you have several dental issues affecting your teeth and gums at the same time, or persisting over the years, you may want to consider getting a full mouth restoration.
Full mouth restorations can be tailored by an experienced dentist to fit your unique needs. Here at Dentistry in Newmarket, we are able to customize an array of treatment options that can help you fully restore the health, function and appearance of your smile.
What Is A Full Mouth Restoration?
A full mouth restoration is exactly what the name implies. It is a combination of oral surgeries meant to improve the aesthetics as well as overall quality of a patient’s teeth. Oftentimes, a single restorative treatment isn’t enough to bring a patient’s smile back to full health. Instead of targeting only one issue in the mouth, full mouth restoration targets all problems at once.
Who Needs A Full Mouth Restoration?
Your teeth and gums can go through dental decay or disease throughout your lifetime that does permanent damage to your smile. There are many people who have dental issues throughout their entire mouths who need comprehensive dental surgery, which can target all problem areas at once. The final result being to improve the overall esthetics and function of the mouth.
For example, these patients may have multiple missing teeth, large fillings that are failing, cracked and broken teeth or teeth that are worn down due to teeth grinding and other wear and tear. There are also patients who are born with dental conditions like Dentinogenesis Imperfecta who would need extensive surgery on their teeth.
What to Expect From Full Mouth Restoration
Your dentist will first assess the condition of your mouth and look over your dental history before proceeding with any surgery. You may be asked some personal questions about your health. You will also be able to discuss your fears about the treatments, and what your ideal outcome would be after everything is done.
Your dentist may also do a full physical examination of your teeth and your bite. This is one of the most important steps because your dentist needs to know all the issues ailing you in order to get the procedures correct, so all oral issues can be solved. For example, if there is pain when you close your mouth or your teeth don’t line up when you put your teeth together. Bite restoration is one of the most important parts of full mouth restoration.
Speak to your dental care provider to find out whether or not full mouth restoration is covered under your dental plan. The procedures can be spaced out over a period of time, although your dentist should go over the full amount of cost with you prior to agreeing to anything. Be sure to screen your potential dentist, and only work with a professional who knows how to proceed with full mouth restoration.