Candidacy for Full Mouth Reconstruction
Many people struggle with the occasional oral health problem. Solitary dental problems are usually pretty simple to fix, but when multiple issues are present at once, treatment becomes more complex. To address a wide range of dental symptoms, and completely restore the smile, Dr. Andrew G. Mortensen offers full mouth reconstruction.
Individuals in the Fountain Valley, CA, area who are wondering about candidacy for full mouth reconstruction can read on to learn more about what to expect from this dental procedure, who may be an ideal candidate, and what benefits the treatment offers.
What Is Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Full mouth reconstruction is a dental procedure that is geared towards repairing dental damage and addressing other oral health problems to restore the health, strength, and function of the smile. Full mouth reconstruction is a completely customizable procedure. During full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Mortensen combines restorative dentistry treatments that are best-suited to his Fountain Valley patient’s dental needs, based on their symptoms and the state of their smile.
Symptoms of Full Mouth Reconstruction Candidates
Full mouth reconstruction candidates often have numerous dental complications that require treatment. Since their dental problems are widespread, the extent of the symptoms they experience is also likely to be varied. Individuals who are suffering from any combination of the following oral health symptoms may be ideal candidates for full mouth reconstruction:
- Toothache or general oral pain/discomfort
- Increased tooth sensitivity
- Halitosis (persistent bad breath)
- Tooth decay or infection
- Acid erosion
- Root canal infection
- Dental damage, i.e. chips, cracks, fractures
- Loose teeth
- Missing teeth
- Red, swollen gums
- Gum recession
- Gum sensitivity
- Periodontal disease
It is important to reiterate that full mouth reconstruction is meant for patients who are suffering from a wide range of symptoms and dental complications. Individuals who are only experiencing a single dental problem, such as tooth decay, can best be treated with a straightforward restorative dentistry treatment.
Benefits of Full Mouth Reconstruction
In addition to the symptoms they experience, what makes someone an ideal candidate for full mouth reconstruction is the desire to restore the smile efficiently, in fewer dental appointments. Full mouth reconstruction combines multiple restorative dentistry techniques so that our Fountain Valley patients can improve oral health and restore oral comfort and functions without having numerous dental procedures spread out over multiple dental appointments. Additional benefits of full mouth reconstruction include the ability to:
- Resolve dental issues and minimize the risk of future complications
- Enhance the appearance of the smile
- Improve the structure of the jaw and stabilize the smile
- Regain confidence and improve quality of life
- Improve overall health
- Completely customize treatment so that your unique needs and desires are met
If you are dissatisfied with your smile, are suffering from oral pain, or struggle to perform basic oral functions, you may be an ideal candidate for full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Andrew G. Mortensen would be happy to discuss your dental concerns and recommend the best course of treatment. To schedule a consultation, contact our dental practice online, or call (888) 471-3735.