Full Mouth Reconstruction
What Is a Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction, also known as full mouth rehabilitation or restoration, is a transformative solution that involves multiple dental procedures performed under the same treatment plan. Dr. Andrew E. Skasko works closely with each patient to determine their unique needs, creating a custom plan to help them improve the health, function, and appearance of their teeth. With full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Skasko can help you address a number of dental problems simultaneously.
Am I a Candidate for a Full Mouth Reconstruction?
The comprehensive full mouth reconstruction process is ideal for patients with different dental issues that cannot be resolved with one procedure alone. By combining multiple procedures under the same treatment plan, Dr. Skasko can restore your teeth, bite, and overall smile. Patients who make good candidates for a full mouth reconstruction typically suffer from issues like missing teeth, chips or cracks, excessive wear and tear, discoloration, or tooth decay. During your consultation, Dr. Skasko will perform an oral examination to establish your dental needs, after which he can recommend the most appropriate procedures for your full mouth reconstruction.
What Are My Procedure Options for a Full Mouth Reconstruction?
At Elite Dental, every full mouth reconstruction plan is custom-designed according to the patient’s individual needs. Depending on your concerns, Dr. Skasko may recommend two or more of the following procedure options:
- Porcelain Veneers
- Dental Crowns
- Dental Implant Restorations
- Teeth Recontouring
- Laser Gum Recontouring
More details about your full mouth reconstruction will be discussed during your appointment. Dr. Skasko will go over the pros and cons of each option he recommends, answering any questions you may have.
What Are the Steps of a Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Since the full mouth reconstruction treatment is highly customized, the process will vary for each patient. Once your individual needs and esthetic goals have been established, Dr. Skasko will utilize facial analysis and digital smile design software to plan the details of your procedure. This technology allows Dr. Skasko to generate a personalized design of your new smile, which is sent to one of the skilled lab technicians we partner with. A digital mockup of your planned full mouth reconstruction results can then be “tried on,” allowing you and Dr. Skasko to make any further changes. Once the design is approved, your appointments can be scheduled to begin the procedural process.
Your procedures may be performed in a single visit or over the course of multiple appointments. This will depend upon the complexity of your reconstruction and which treatments are being performed. Throughout the entire process, Dr. Skasko and our team will ensure you stay informed about your procedures and remain as comfortable as possible. With the completion of your full mouth reconstruction procedures, you can enjoy the dramatic improvements in the look and function of your teeth.
How Long Does a Full Mouth Reconstruction Take?
The completion timeline for a full mouth reconstruction will vary based on which specific procedures are included in your customized treatment plan. Certain minimally-invasive treatments—such as porcelain crowns—can sometimes be completed in a single office visit. That said, more complex procedures—such as dental implant restorations—may take several months, since the implants need to heal and fuse with the jawbone before the final crown, bridge, or denture can be placed. During an initial consultation with Dr. Skasko, a personalized care plan can be developed based on your treatment goals, providing greater insight into the projected timeline for your full mouth reconstruction.
How Long Do the Results of a Full Mouth Reconstruction Last?
Elite Dental is dedicated to providing long-lasting functional and esthetic results for our full mouth restoration patients. When combined with excellent post-procedure care, the results of treatment can often be enjoyed for many years—sometimes even a lifetime. That said, in order to optimally preserve the longevity of your results, it is important to follow all of your dentist’s aftercare instructions in addition to maintaining excellent oral hygiene. Our team is available to answer any questions you may have in order to ensure you get the most out of your new smile.
How Much Does a Full Mouth Reconstruction Cost?
The cost of your full mouth reconstruction will be determined by several factors. This includes which procedures you undergo, the extent of work needed, the types of materials used, and whether dental technicians are involved. Prior to your treatment, our team will provide you with a personalized quote of what your full mouth reconstruction will cost, detailing the fees associated with each procedure. If you would like to divide your total cost into smaller, more manageable payments, we can also help you get started with a dental financing plan to make your full mouth reconstruction more realistic for your budget.
How Do I Choose the Right Dentist for Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction can be an in-depth and complex combination of restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments. It takes rigorous training and expert skills to deliver exceptional results. It’s important to do your own research and build rapport with the dentist you feel can best accommodate your unique needs and goals. When conducting your search, it can be helpful to review the available information about a prospective provider, including:
- Their education and training
- What dental technologies their practice utilizes
- The quality of materials they use when crafting restorations
- Their experience performing your procedure(s) of interest
- Their smile gallery of before-and-after photos
- What past patients have said about their experience in reviews
Lastly, scheduling a consultation with a dentist allows you time to ask questions and learn more about their approach to patient care. Regardless of the length or complexity of a procedure, the dentist’s top priority should be providing effective, safe, and gentle care.
To get started with your full mouth reconstruction treatment plan, please contact Elite Dental to schedule your appointment.