Full Mouth Rehabilitation
Frequently, our patients present us with many oral health problems occurring at the same time. These may include periodontally diseased, missing, broken, or simply “unattractive” teeth, severe wear of the biting surfaces of back teeth or severe wear of front teeth producing fractured edges. Drs. Andrew and Scott Mogelof and Dr. Pucci have undertaken years of detailed training in order to provide comprehensive, meticulous and sophisticated solutions to complex problems. In particular, our doctors coordinate their efforts with other specialists, when necessary, to assist in the successful completion of care.
Full Mouth Reconstruction Process
In many cases solutions to complex problems may not require costly, intricate, and complex solutions. We have the ability to treatment plan your care to take a more appropriate path that will give you the result you want and need.
Full mouth reconstruction refers to the process of completely restoring all of the teeth in your mouth. Full mouth reconstruction, unlike a “smile makeover,” is a necessary series of procedures, rather than an elective treatment. Full mouth reconstruction is needed when: teeth have been lost, teeth have been injured or fractured, teeth have become worn as a result of acid-erosion, or jaw pain is present due to bite problems. Procedures involved in full mouth reconstruction are very variable because each patient’s presenting issues are different and, therefore, require different solutions. Usually, full mouth reconstruction requires multiple office visits and some amount of healing time. Dr. Drs. Mogelof and Pucci will determine which procedure or combination of procedures is necessary to restore and rebuild your perfect smile.
Some procedures include:
- Deep cleaning your gums in a series of appointments.
- Crown lengthening by removing gum tissue to expose areas of decay under the gum line so a proper restoration may be placed.
- Surgery to reposition the jaw (orthognathic surgery).
- Contouring of the gum tissue around front teeth when it is not esthetically balanced from one side of the mouth to the other.
- Reduction of natural tooth structure to prepare for placement of permanent restorations such as crowns, bridges and veneers .
- Placement of temporary restorations to allow you to become used to your new teeth or bite position.
- Braces to move teeth into the ideal position for reconstruction, esthetics or function.
- Bone or soft tissue grafting to increase the stability of your teeth or implants.
- Changing the bite to correct joint malfunction or facial muscle pain.