Dr. Deepali Patil

07666101825, 0712-3552950

Pramod Rajshree Plaza, Khamla, Nagpur

Open Hours

Mon - Fri: 10am - 2pm, 4am - 8pm, Sun - Closed

Full Mouth Rehabilitation
Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Full Mouth Rehabilitation, also known as Full Mouth Reconstruction or Full Mouth Restoration, is a comprehensive dental treatment that aims to restore the health, function, and aesthetics of the entire mouth. It involves the combination of various dental procedures to address multiple dental issues, such as tooth decay, gum disease, tooth wear, misalignment, missing teeth, and other functional and cosmetic problems. The treatment is tailored to each patient’s specific needs, and it often requires the expertise of different dental specialists, including prosthodontists, periodontists, endodontists, and orthodontists.

Here are some key aspects of Full Mouth Rehabilitation:

1. Comprehensive Assessment:
  • The process begins with a thorough examination of the patient’s teeth, gums, bite, and jaw joint (TMJ). X-rays, impressions, and other diagnostic tests are taken to evaluate the overall oral health and identify specific issues.
2. Treatment Planning:
  • Based on the assessment, the dentist will create a personalized treatment plan that addresses the patient’s dental needs and goals. The plan may include a combination of restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontic procedures.
Common Symptoms
  1. Multiple Missing Teeth: Having several missing teeth or significant gaps in the mouth can affect aesthetics, speech, and chewing function.

  2. Severe Tooth Decay: Extensive tooth decay and cavities in multiple teeth may require comprehensive restorations.

  3. Worn Down Teeth: Excessive wear on teeth, often caused by teeth grinding (bruxism) or acid erosion, can lead to sensitivity, difficulty in chewing, and changes in bite.

  4. Fractured or Broken Teeth: Teeth that are fractured, broken, or severely damaged may need restorative treatment to regain function and aesthetics.

  5. Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease): Advanced gum disease can lead to gum recession, tooth mobility, and bone loss, necessitating treatment to stabilize the gums and teeth.

  6. Malocclusion (Bad Bite): Dental malocclusion, such as overbite, underbite, crossbite, or open bite, can cause jaw pain, difficulty in chewing, and uneven wear on teeth.

  7. Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders: TMJ disorders can lead to jaw pain, headaches, and facial discomfort, requiring specialized treatment.

  8. Dental Trauma: Accidents or injuries resulting in dental trauma may require reconstructive procedures.

Full Mouth Rehabilitation Treatment

1. Comprehensive Examination and Evaluation:

  • The process begins with a comprehensive dental examination, including X-rays, dental impressions, and possibly 3D imaging. The dentist will assess the overall oral health, the condition of teeth, gums, and supporting structures, and identify any existing dental issues.

2. Treatment Planning:

  • Based on the examination findings, the dentist will develop a personalized treatment plan. The plan will outline the specific dental treatments and procedures required to address each dental problem effectively.

3. Addressing Dental Problems:

  • The full mouth rehabilitation may involve a combination of treatments such as dental fillings, dental crowns, bridges, dental implants, root canal treatments, periodontal therapy, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry procedures like veneers or teeth whitening.

4. Temporary Restorations:

  • In some cases, temporary restorations may be placed while the final restorations are being fabricated in a dental laboratory. These temporaries allow patients to function and maintain aesthetics during the treatment process.
Before Full Mouth Rehabilitation:
  1. Comprehensive Examination: Undergo a thorough dental examination, including X-rays, scans, and diagnostic evaluations, to determine the extent of dental issues and plan an appropriate treatment.

  2. Detailed Treatment Plan: Work closely with your dentist or prosthodontist to create a detailed treatment plan that addresses your specific dental needs, concerns, and desired outcomes.

  3. Health Assessment: Ensure you are in overall good health and provide your dentist with a comprehensive medical history, including any pre-existing medical conditions or medications you are taking.

  4. Address Dental Issues: Before proceeding with full mouth rehabilitation, ensure any existing dental issues, such as gum disease or infections, are properly treated and resolved.

After Full Mouth Rehabilitation:
  1. Maintain Regular Dental Check-ups: Schedule and attend regular dental check-ups to monitor the health of your new restorations and address any potential issues early.

  2. Oral Hygiene: Maintain excellent oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly. Your dentist may recommend specific dental products suitable for your restorations.

  3. Avoid Hard or Sticky Foods: Be cautious with hard or sticky foods that may damage or dislodge your new restorations.

  4. Use Mouthguards: If you engage in sports or activities that carry a risk of dental injury, wear a custom-fitted mouthguard to protect your new dental work.

  5. Monitor Teeth Grinding: If you have a habit of grinding or clenching your teeth, discuss this with your dentist. They may recommend a nightguard to protect your restorations and natural teeth while you sleep.