FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION
As the name suggests, full mouth rehabilitation essentially refers to rebuilding or reconstructing all the teeth in your mouth and using treatments to enhance the overall aesthetics of a patient’s mouth. It concerns itself with restorative dentistry to improve your mouth’s function, health, look and feel of the mouth.
NEED FOR FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION
Many people suffer from plenty of dental problems in different parts of their mouths. Various aspects need to be kept in mind while treating such patients as treatment needs to be comprehensive. There could be a myriad of problems such as multiple missing teeth, teeth with large decaying fillings, worn out teeth due to teeth grinding (bruxism) or other habits.
There are also patients who are born with conditions such as Ectodermal Dysplasia, Ameliogenesis, or Dentinogenisis Imperfecta that need a complete restoration of their mouth.
Treatments part of Full Mouth Rehabilitation
Generally speaking, any dental treatment that impacts all teeth in the mouth is called full mouth reconstruction or full mouth rehabilitation. The treatments include onlays, crowns, bridges, veneers, dental implants, and/or dentures that will provide not only a “smile makeover”, but also improve the chewing function for the patient.