What is full-Mouth Reconstruction?
Restoration of your entire mouth may enhance the appearance, function, and health of your gums, teeth, and jawbone for easier biting and speaking, along with a more attractive smile. Full-mouth restoration at Weller Dental may contain (but isn't limited to) inlays, onlays, bridges, crowns, porcelain veneers, dental implants, bridges and dentures. Certain restoration treatments may also require a gum or bone graft. As an experienced dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Weller offers full-mouth restoration at his practices in Chicago and Hinsdale, IL that could help reestablish both your oral health and the look of your smile. He will pay attention to your questions and goals prior to making your special full-mouth restoration treatment program. With full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Weller can restore your teeth, gums, and occlusion to optimal health. You’ll feel revitalized and have a renewed sense of self-esteem!
What are the benefits of full-mouth reconstruction?
Our Chicago, IL patients who find themselves in need of total mouth reconstruction benefit from a range of outcomes, such as:
- Treatment of severe dental problems
- Restored ability to eat, speak, and swallow properly
- Improved facial structure
- Boosted self-confidence and autonomy
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Am I a Candidate for full-mouth reconstruction?
If severe dental problems, due to an accident, a medical condition, a habitual circumstance or dental neglect, are causing you discomfort and/or embarrassment, you may be a candidate for full mouth reconstruction. Sometimes referred to as reconstruction or rehabilitation dentistry, rejuvenation treatment may be necessary, not only to restore the aesthetic appearance of the smile but also to reconstruct the teeth and occlusion (bite) for functional and medical reasons.
If your teeth are worn down, broken or missing, functional problems related to the occlusion, jawbone, and other teeth can occur. Through a comprehensive evaluation including Digital Dental Radiographs, Digital Diagnostic Photos, and Diagnostic Models, Dr. Weller can provide a recommendation for treatment. A combination of cosmetic and restorative dental procedures may be included in the treatment plan.
In addition, you may have dental ailments or even a hereditary disorder like ectodermal dysplasia (teeth that never develop), amelogenesis imperfecta (abnormally small teeth), or dentinogenesis imperfecta (stained or translucent teeth), which require extensive treatment. Dr. Weller might choose to replace older crowns, or just want to enhance your mouth for better comfort or health. In more complex cases, your degraded gums and teeth might have caused a visible facial deformity, like sunken cheeks. Full-mouth reconstruction may revive the whole face once the correct quantity of teeth are in place.
What can I expect after full-mouth reconstruction?
Following a complete examination of your gums, teeth, and jawbone, Dr. Weller might advocate full-mouth reconstruction. Your personalized treatment program will be made depending on the condition of your own teeth, gums, TMJ (temporomandibular) joints, facial muscles, and dental bite. Dr. Weller will discuss your therapy and sedation choices, and his own recommendations during your appointment to make sure your treatment strategy fits your wants and goals. As soon as your treatment program is made, he will discuss exactly what to expect during your full-mouth renovation and schedule your visits for treatment. Most often, a full-mouth reconstruction will require a few visits to Weller Dental. Dr. Weller will schedule your treatments with breaks in between to let you recover until the next step is started.
How long is recovery after full-mouth reconstruction?
After every treatment in your full-mouth reconstruction therapy program, Dr. Weller will describe what to expect and explain to you how to take care of your mouth. He may write a prescription for antibiotics or pain medicine that needs to be filled prior to your process. You might have some swelling or discomfort following certain processes, such as implant placement that can make it tough to eat, so a soft or liquid food diet might be most appropriate for you. After your full-mouth reconstruction is done, you must keep your oral health with good flossing and brushing at home. Dr. Weller will also suggest dental examinations and cleanings to help maintain your oral health. Throughout your examinations, Dr. Weller can track the health of your own restorations, natural gums, teeth, and jaw.
does Insurance cover full-mouth reconstructions?
At your initial consultation, Dr. Weller can produce your own treatment strategy according to your objectives, needs, and budget. He will provide you various choices to make certain that your full-mouth renovation is easy to afford. Weller Dental takes multiple payments, such as medical financing. If you have dental insurance, we will contact your supplier to verify your policy benefits and determine your personal costs.
Full-Mouth Reconstruction FAQ
What can a full-mouth reconstruction procedure consist of?
A full mouth reconstruction procedure can include several treatment options, including:
- Inlays and onlays
- Gum contouring
- Teeth whitening
- Dental bridges
- Dental crowns
- Dental Implants
During a thorough consultation, Dr. Weller can evaluate the current condition of your teeth and mouth to determine which treatment options are ideal for you and your goals.
How long can it take to recover from a full-mouth reconstruction?
Your total recovery time can vary depending on what treatments are provided in your plan. In some cases, you may need separate treatment sessions for various procedures. Our team will let you know what you can expect after full-mouth reconstruction and provide the necessary aftercare instructions to help you recover properly.
Is full-mouth reconstruction painful?
Depending on your unique treatment plan, anesthetic options may be available during your procedures. Talk with our team beforehand if you have any questions or concerns about your full-mouth reconstruction procedure.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 4 Hours
- How Long It Takes
- 4 - 6 Hours
- Follow Up Time
- 3 Weeks
get a beautiful new smile
Full mouth reconstruction is a procedure process reserved for patients with extensive dental complications. At Weller Dental, our staff is professional and compassionate and we will work with you every step of the way during treatment to produce a healthy, functioning, beautiful smile. When you're seeking answers associated with complex dental issues, turn to the trained and experienced professionals at Weller Dental in Chicago or Hinsdale, IL to deliver the improvements you deserve. We'll get your mouth back to health and help you gain the confidence to show your teeth from all angles.
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