Full mouth reconstruction provides a safe and effective way to replace missing permanent teeth and surrounding tissues. At The Dentists at North Cypress in Houston, Texas, Ginger Rome, DDS, Laura Santo Salvo, DDS, and the team regularly use full mouth reconstruction to correct problems with the upper and lower jaws. Call the dental clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.
Full mouth reconstruction uses dental restorations, gum flap surgery, and other related procedures to repair or replace damaged or missing teeth and the surrounding tissues.
The Dentists at North Cypress consider various factors before developing a treatment plan, including your general oral health, the number of teeth you’re missing, and your goals.
Make an appointment with The Dentists at North Cypress if you’ve lost some or all of your permanent teeth. Your provider can examine your mouth and determine the best course of treatment.
During the initial consultation, your provider examines the condition of your:
Your dentist checks your teeth for cavities, chips, cracks, and other damage. Your provider notes the location and severity of any problems and determines the best type of treatment. For example, they might recommend getting a dental crown if you have a worn-down molar.
Your dentist examines your gums for redness, swelling, and visible pockets. If you have gingivitis or periodontitis, they make treatment recommendations, which may include scaling and root planing to remove plaque and tartar or antibiotic therapy to prevent harmful bacteria from spreading.
Your temporomandibular joints — the connection between your lower jaw and skull— play a crucial role in activities like biting, chewing, and speaking but can become irritated over time. If you grind your teeth or clench your jaw, your dentist might recommend TMJ treatment.
Lastly, your dentist considers your smile’s appearance. They take a series of high-quality digital photos and use them to determine the best type of cosmetic treatment.
The Dentists at North Cypress tailor full mouth reconstruction to each patient’s needs. Depending on your goals and oral health history, they might recommend:
Your provider might recommend one treatment or a combination of several. Make sure to follow their instructions carefully and attend your scheduled appointments.
Call The Dentists at North Cypress today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about full mouth reconstruction.