What Does A Full Mouth Reconstruction Examination Include?

Posted on: December 27, 2017

Full Mouth ReconstructionIf you currently have many oral issues going on, you just might be in need of a full mouth reconstruction. Also known as a full mouth restoration, this type of procedure is often necessary when someone is missing multiple teeth. Your particular situation will determine which type of dental treatments the dentist will decide to use in order to restore your mouth back to its original condition. Having a healthy set of teeth, and gums, is absolutely vital to your overall good health, making it a good idea for you to schedule a consultation appointment for more information if you are missing multiple teeth.

Our professional staff are more than happy to assist you and can make you an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.

What exactly is a full mouth reconstruction?

When someone is missing many teeth or has many damaged teeth that are in need of attention, this situation is often referred to as a full mouth reconstruction. The patient will need to come in for an initial appointment so that the dentist can perform a thorough examination of their mouth. This includes carefully looking at both the teeth and the gums as well as performing an oral cancer check. Upon completion, the dentist will write up a dental treatment plan. The dentist will carefully discuss all of the treatment options with the patient so that they both can come up with the best options for that particular patient.

Possible treatments include dentures, bridges, veneers, crowns and implants.

Four examination points

The following are the four examination points that a dental patient can expect to occur when going to the dentist for the potential reconstruction of the entire mouth.

1. The teeth. The dentist will perform a physical examination of the teeth, making careful notes for each one.

2. The gums. The dentist will check the gums for deep pockets, periodontal disease, bone density in in order to determine whether or not the gums will need to be built up as part of the reconstruction.

3. The joints, muscles, and bite. The dentist will carefully evaluate the temporomandibular joints as well as the jaw muscles in order to determine if the overall bite is stable.

4. Appearance. The dentist will determine the best tooth shape and size for the patient in order to offer them the best looking appearance, aka smile.

In need of mouth reconstruction?

If you feel like you may be in need of a full mouth reconstruction we invite you to call us today for more information. There truly is no time like the present for you to get your good oral health back on track. We have had many patients come to us who had multiple teeth missing and we have been able to successfully help every single one of them. If you are ready to take care of your oral health, we are ready to assist you in your journey.

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