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If full mouth reconstruction has been suggested as a treatment option, you might be wondering if you really need it. Extensive dental work can be intimidating, but the results can also be life-changing.
What is full mouth reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction involves a combination of dental treatments to rebuild or restore your teeth, gums, and jaw function. While cosmetic elements, such as teeth whitening, may be a component in the process, it’s important to note that full mouth reconstruction is not a purely aesthetic treatment and is intended for people with medical issues affecting the mouth.
Why would I need full mouth reconstruction?
There’s a wide range of factors that could make you a suitable candidate for full mouth reconstruction. Patients who have experienced one or more of the following may benefit from full mouth reconstruction:
Additionally, full mouth reconstruction is also used to treat medical conditions such as:
Is full mouth reconstruction right for me?
To be a good candidate for full mouth reconstruction, patients must meet a certain baseline of health. For example, if you have an infection, it will need to be treated before reconstruction begins. Additionally, depending on the procedures required for your mouth reconstruction, you may also need to be able to tolerate certain dental procedures or types of anesthesia. It’s also critical that patients be committed to attending appointments and adhering to their dentist’s instructions for the duration of treatment.
Full mouth reconstruction is a complex treatment process based on individual needs and goals. The best way to find out if full mouth reconstruction is right for you is to come in for an evaluation. Our team will help you understand available treatment options and what those processes entail. To schedule a consultation, contact our practice.