Full Mouth Reconstruction
There are times when a simple tooth extraction will not repair the damage that has been done to your mouth. Perhaps multiple teeth have been knocked out due to a traumatic injury, or acid erosion has caused much of your mouth to become riddled in disease.
What the reason might be, full mouth reconstruction is a series of procedures that can restore the original look of your mouth and eliminate much of the pain that you have been feeling. Your mouth may need to be fully reconstructed if your have lost or injured teeth, or if jaw pain is causing you continual problems. The professional team at Boynton Laser Dental is ready to assist you in any event, so read on to learn more about this process.
Many Procedures Leading To One Lasting Result
If you are in need of a full mouth reconstruction, it is important to know that it is a process. As opposed to one dental procedure, such as in the case of a tooth extraction, you will undergo several different procedures all designed to result in a fully restored mouth when all is said and done. Many people who are in need of a full mouth construction desire to have that healthy and perfect smile returned to them. To accomplish this, you will likely need to visit your dentist more than a few times in order to get the process well underway. At the end, you will be enjoying that perfect smiled you enjoyed in your younger years. These procedures can include any or a combination of the following:
- Oral cleaning
- Lengthening of a crown to prepare tooth structure for a future bridge
- Jaw surgery
- Contouring of the tissue around the gum
- Natural tooth structure reduction â€“ In order to prepare for crowns, veneers, or bridges
- Temporary restorations to get ready for new teeth
- Crown, veneer, inlay, onlay, or bridge placement
- Braces â€“ To move teeth into a better reconstruction position
- Grafting of bone or soft tissue to effectively increase teeth or implant stability
The Benefits of Permanent Restoration
There are various reasons why you might have lost that perfect smile, but you are not beyond total despair. Your dentistry team at Boynton Laser Dental utilizes the very latest in technology to make permanent restoration a reality for you. This might sound frightening at first, as you never thought you would have to endure the process of getting a bridge or crown. Your dentist will review the complete process with you in order that you feel comfortable in knowing exactly how your mouth will look in the end. Not only will this help get you that perfect smile back, it will also promote lasting oral health that will get you back on the right track.
Dental Bridges and Full Mouth Reconstruction
To highlight the benefits, consider the advantages that a dental bridge can bring to your full mouth reconstruction. Tooth loss can affect people of all ages, not just the elderly. This can happen through decay, or due to some sort of mouth injury that is beyond your control. No matter what the reason might be, a dental bridge has emerged as an option to replace your missing teeth. This is often seen as a primary way of getting your smile back. The bridge is designed to attach itself to artificial teeth that are placed right next to the natural teeth you still have remaining in your mouth. The bridge that your dentist uses can either be permanent (also referred to as a fixed bridge), or it can be removable. It depends on your situation and the severity of your tooth loss. Whatever your dentist decides will be the most minimally invasive option that restores your mouth to its original state to the fullest extent possible.
If you need a fixed bridge during your full mouth reconstruction, it will typically be applied via either the placement of a crown on the surrounding teeth, or by bonding artificial teeth to the region of the mouth. A removable bridge can actually be attached to the remaining teeth with a metal clasp, or by making use of various attachments that are precisely configured for your mouth.
Bridges, crowns, and veneers have become an important part of oral health and appearance. They will help enhance the look of your lips and cheeks, increasing your self-confidence and returning that smile back to your face. It is important to remember that tooth loss, over time, can cause your mouth to actually dip lower. This will result in a face that looks much older than your years, so opting for full mouth reconstruction will help alleviate this.
If you are in need of more than a simple teeth cleaning, contact Boynton Laser Dental to learn more about full mouth reconstruction.