Important Information About Full Mouth Reconstruction Dentistry By Dr. Pinnix on January 22, 2014

Full mouth reconstruction services are provided by dentists to restore your oral health using bridges, implants and other specialty techniques. Patients in need of this type of dental work may need to visit their dentist several times before the work is completed. However, the major benefit is that full mouth reconstruction can improve your overall health when decayed teeth or periodontal disease is present and they can be removed or treated.

Preparing For An Appointment
Cosmetic dentists will initially use x-rays and an oral examination to determine which techniques will be used during the reconstruction. X-rays allow dentists to see inside the teeth, where decay may be present even though it is invisible on the surface of the teeth. Patients may also need to provide a dental imprint using a soft plaster material that patients bite down on to create a mold of the natural teeth. Patients are also screened for oral cancer during their initial visit.

When Patients Need Care
Some of the most common reasons for mouth reconstruction are worn down teeth, broken or decayed teeth, an uneven bite or periodontal disease that has affected the integrity of the teeth or supporting bones. Physical symptoms can be present in those in need of mouth reconstruction. Frequent headaches or neck pain and general unwell feeling are reported from those with decayed teeth or other oral diseases.

Treatment Options
The treatment options available include using veneers, crowns, bridges or implants. Cosmetic dentists now have a wide range of options that are convenient and relatively simple to complete. For example, some patients may be able to opt for easy to use, clear bite correction devices instead of traditional braces. Working with a Charlotte reconstructive dentistry professional is an effective way to find the right treatments for each individual person.

Personalized Care
Each individual will require treatments that are specific to their personal needs. A professional assessment of the mouth is necessary to determine which treatments will work best. Charlotte reconstructive dentistry offices have current, modern options available for any patient in need of extensive oral care. Anyone in need of dental care can benefit from an assessment and screening for oral cancer from a local dentist.

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  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of General Dentistry
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  • International College of Oral Implantologists
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  • Charlotte Dental Society
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