Full Mouth Reconstruction in Croydon
What is full mouth reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction is used to describe the rehabilitation process of the patient’s complete set of teeth. Also called full mouth restoration or full mouth rehabilitation, the procedure is performed by a prosthodontist who has attained at least three years of training in a dental school in order to be able to safely perform this kind of treatment. Your entire mouth and oral structures are taken into consideration so that you can bite, chew, smile and keep the effect of your final results for a long time.
Full mouth reconstruction FAQ:
What are the procedures needed?
The dentist that is working on your case will be able to tell you exactly what procedures are required in order to achieve the results that you desire. There are many alternatives to most treatments, therefore, we recommend you to ask your dentist everything in that regard. Most reconstructions usually involve several phases and dental visits. Depending on your situation, it is quite reasonable to expect that the treatment time will take somewhere around 12 months. The following procedures may be involved too, depending on your needs:
- Periodontal care and prophylactic teeth cleaning that costs around $80 on average.
- Crown lengthening to expose your tooth structure if your tooth is too small so that a bridge or a crown can be placed. Pricing varies around $550.
- Orthognathic surgery for jaw repositioning.
- Gum tissue contouring to create harmony and balance in your overall smile.
- Preparing your natural tooth structure so that bridges, crowns or veneers can be safely and effectively placed.
- Placement of temporary restorations to get accustomed to the new teeth or bite alignment.
- Placement of permanent restorations that include – veneers, dental crowns, bridges, inlays/onlays that are made from ceramic or ceramic supported by metal or a combination of both.
- Orthodontic braces to shift the teeth into optimal position for reconstruction.
- Implant restoration and placement to replace any of your missing teeth or bridge restorations.
- Soft tissue or bone grafting to improve the stability of your teeth, tooth implants or other dental restorations.
Benefits of full mouth reconstruction
- Improved and more comfortable biting and chewing.
- Protecting your teeth from further damage, cracks and wear & tear.
- Gorgeous smile that can be personalised completely for a natural look to be achieved.
- Restoration of facial and lip support.
- Improve your speech and gum health.
- Boost of your social confidence.
Difference between full mouth reconstruction and full mouth rehabilitation
Rehabilitation is a dynamic procedure that involves a living system while reconstruction is commonly used in some dental schools.
What conditions are treated with full mouth reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction is the combination of cosmetic, implant and restorative dentistry techniques that can be used to treat complex oral issues. Some problems that can be treated with full mouth reconstruction include:
- Missing teeth.
- Severely worn teeth.
- Fractured, broken or cracked teeth.
- Tooth grinding.
- Jaw, muscle or headache pain due to biting problems.
Before & After Images for Full Mouth Reconstruction
How much time will full mouth reconstruction take?
The time needed for a full mouth reconstruction severely depends on the case. We will provide you with an estimation of the time needed before the treatment starts.
Fastest method – If dental implants or surgical steps are not needed, then full mouth reconstruction can be done quite quickly. This might mean 3 to 4 dental visits over the course of 4 to 8 weeks. In case of out-of-town patients, we try to reduce the number of visits in order to make the process more efficient for the patients.
Long duration – If bone grafting, oral surgery or other specialised care is needed a long with full mouth reconstruction, then the course of the treatment may range from two months to one year. Sometimes, it can take even longer. This often involves multiple visits to the dentist or the surgeon over a period of time. Keep in mind that when a surgery needs to be performed, you will need some time to heal.
How much does full mouth reconstruction cost?
We will customise your full mouth reconstruction according to your individual needs. The cost will depend on the final diagnosis, treatment plan and insurance coverage. Dental insurance usually covers costs involved with the full mouth reconstruction. We provide different financial options for patients to ensure they get proper care when needed.
Make an Appointment
Want to find out more on how you can get your new set of teeth? Book an appointment with our dentists to discuss in detail your full mouth rehabilitation. Don’t hesitate to give us a call at 020 86407586 to find out how the full mouth rehabilitation can create a difference in your life.
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