What is Full-Mouth Reconstruction?
Full-mouth reconstruction is a comprehensive way to bring health, appearance, and function back to your smile. Whether you have extensive treatment needs, have been avoiding the dentist for a while, or have suffered oral damage, we take a whole-mouth approach to help you overcome oral concerns and enjoy the healthiest and most attractive smile dentistry can offer. Full-mouth reconstruction may include one or more procedures that work together to improve smile aesthetics and your ability to speak with confidence and eat with greater ease.
Customized to meet individual needs, these full mouth treatment plans may include dental implants, crowns, veneers, bridges, teeth whitening, and dentures along with other types of services. In some cases, gum recession treatment, root canals, and tooth extractions may also be needed to fully restore a healthy smile. If you have comprehensive needs, skilled general dentist Dr. Peter Nishino is ready to help. Call Made Ya Smile Dental in Friendswood, TX now to schedule your full-mouth consultation and take the first step toward a healthy, confident smile.
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Who is a Candidate for Full-Mouth Reconstruction?
Dr. Nishino is well-trained and experienced in restoring oral health and appearance through comprehensive dental services. During your evaluation, he can help you decide if full-mouth reconstruction is the right approach for your needs. Patients who have dental restorations that are aging or breaking down, extensive damage to teeth, or even more advanced conditions, like gum recession and bone loss, may be excellent candidates for a full-mouth reconstruction. We often use this type of whole-mouth approach to help patients with multiple needs to overcome conditions, like:
• Broken or cracked teeth
• Decayed or worn teeth
• Bone loss or missing teeth
• Gum disease or gum recession
• Genetic dental abnormalities
• Small, underdeveloped, or misshapen teeth
• Translucent or mottled tooth enamel
What to Expect During Full-Mouth Reconstruction
During your full-mouth reconstruction consultation visit at our friendly practice, Dr. Nishino will spend time listening to your dental concerns and thoroughly evaluate your oral health condition and needs. Our team will take advanced 3D images to show a 360-degree detailed view of your face, head, neck, and jaw areas. Impressions of your teeth will also be taken so that we can make study models of your mouth to plan the most appropriate procedures to help you take back a comfortable and high-quality smile. Dr. Nishino will also examine your gums, jaw joints, and facial profile to help determine the most aesthetic and functional results for your full-mouth reconstruction care.
At Made Ya Smile Dental, our focus is always on your comfort, safety, and delivering the best possible results for your smile and dental health. When all of our diagnostic information is collected, Dr. Nishino will discuss your treatment options and present his recommendations on how to accomplish your desired clinical outcomes. To make sure your care is complete, he may partner with other dental specialists for certain aspects of your full-mouth reconstruction process. Your overall treatment may take place in phases over a few weeks or months based on your unique needs. As your partner in better dental health, we will be there throughout the process to answer any questions, address any concerns, and guide you to your end results.
Dr. Nishino has advanced expertise and training in creating healthy, functional, natural-looking smiles through a minimally invasive approach. To complete your unique full-mouth reconstruction plan, he may recommend one or more of the following treatments:
• Crowns, fillings, inlays, or onlays to restore damaged teeth
• Dental implants, bridges, or dentures to replace missing teeth
• Porcelain veneers or Lumineers® to correct cosmetic flaws
• TMJ therapy for bruxism or jaw joint disorders
• Laser or home teeth whitening for a bright, white smile
• Root canal therapy for infected teeth
• Tooth extractions for teeth that cannot be saved
• Invisalign® clear braces or traditional braces to improve tooth alignment
• Gum disease treatment for periodontal infection
• Bone or gum grafting to replace lost or damaged tissues
Recovery After Full-Mouth Reconstruction
After each procedure in your full-mouth reconstruction care plan, Dr. Nishino and our team will be sure to provide instructions on how to care for your mouth every step of the way. We will also keep you well-informed of your progress and give you an idea of what comes next. Personalized oral hygiene instructions will also be provided so that you can best care for your smile during the treatment process. In some cases, depending on your treatment, you may have a little swelling or discomfort. Dr. Nishino may recommend over-the-counter pain relievers, cold compresses, and a soft food diet to help manage your comfort during these times. To keep the final results of your full-mouth dental implant restoration in excellent shape, we recommend that you adhere to a meticulous home care routine each day and keep up with your dental cleanings and exams with our Friendswood, TX team. At each of your check-up visits, we will evaluate your restorations and overall oral health and help you enjoy a beautiful, vibrant smile for many years to come.
Does Insurance Cover Full-Mouth Reconstruction?
When creating a full-mouth reconstruction plan, Dr. Nishino determines the types of procedures that are best suited to meet your desired results while minimizing your treatment time and total mouth reconstruction cost. Some of your procedures may be covered by dental insurance. Before we start your full-mouth care, our team will contact your insurance company to learn about the specifics of your policy. Made Ya Smile Dental in Friendswood, TX offers an in-house dental savings plan for patients without insurance and can help you find flexible solutions to cover any personal costs for your care. Be sure to ask our team about interest-free financing and convenient payment options through our finance partner, CareCredit®.
Full-Mouth Reconstruction FAQ
Is full-mouth dental restoration painful?
Full-mouth dental implant restoration treatment in our office is aimed at making you completely comfortable. We will numb the area before we begin to ensure you feel little to no pain. If you have concerns about dental pain with your full-mouth treatment, contact our office to schedule a consultation. We can discuss sedation options with you.
What does full-mouth reconstruction involve?
Total mouth reconstruction procedures will vary from patient to patient. However, patients often experience the following when they schedule a full mouth dental implant restoration:
- Dental restorations (dental crowns, veneers, fillings, inlays, onlays, dental bridges, dentures, or dental implants)
- Root canal therapy
- Gum recontouring
- Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder treatment
- Tooth extractions
- Corrective jaw surgery
- Crown lengthening
- Bone grafting
Is a full-mouth reconstruction like a smile makeover?
Full-mouth treatment and smile makeovers are similar; however, the reason for each procedure varies. A Total mouth reconstruction is done to improve oral health and proper function, while a smile makeover is generally more cosmetic. To learn more, contact our office.
A beautiful, comfortable, and confident smile can be yours to enjoy, even if you have extensive treatment needs or have been avoiding dental treatment for a while. Dr. Nishino uses his advanced skill and expertise to create full-mouth reconstruction treatment plans that effectively work to bring vitality, aesthetics, and function back to your smile for better oral health and quality of living. Take the first step toward restoring your smile by scheduling your full-mouth reconstruction consultation at Made Ya Smile Dental in Friendswood, TX. We look forward to helping you get the smile you have always wanted.