A full-mouth rehab is a treatment plan that combines multiple dental restorations to restore the function of your smile. The dentists offer it to help patients achieve their best smiles.
A full-mouth rehab is unique because it addresses all of your teeth at once. Whether it’s one arch or your whole mouth, this comprehensive solution is usually recommended when you have several dental concerns.
What Problems Can a Full-Mouth Rehab Fix?
A full-mouth rehab can fix problems with your bite, teeth, and gums. Problems with your bite can lead to headaches, jaw pain, and TMJ disorder. A full-mouth rehab can fix these problems by correcting your bite and improving the function of your jaw.
It can also fix problems with your teeth. Some of your teeth may be worn down, chipped, cracked, or crooked. Your full-mouth rehab can fix these problems by restoring the appearance and function of your teeth.
The treatments help fix problems with gums. It may be inflamed or receding, which can lead to problems with your bite, teeth, and jaw. A full-mouth rehab can restore the health of your gums, which will then improve the function of your mouth.
Full-mouth rehab also treats dental conditions, including:
- - Teeth that are stained or discolored
- - Large gaps in between the teeth
- - Teeth that are missing entirely
- - Sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures
Who Can Benefit from a Full-Mouth Rehab?
A full-mouth rehab may be a good option for many patients. However, it’s most beneficial for patients who need to restore multiple teeth.
Patients who have teeth that are damaged or missing can benefit. Also, patients who grind their teeth often or who have TMJ pain should consider full-mouth rehabilitation.
What Happens During a Full-Mouth Rehab?
A full mouth rehab is an extensive process that requires multiple dental appointments. The dentist will thoroughly examine the patient’s mouth, teeth, and gums and will take X-rays and scans of the mouth, jaw, and teeth to determine the health and condition of the patient’s teeth. The patient may need fillings, crowns, or veneers, and the dentist may recommend certain procedures to restore the patient’s smile.
The dentist and the team are happy to explain the dental treatments offered at the practice in detail. If you would like to learn more, we invite you to give Denist in Atlanta GA a call at (404) 255-4575 and schedule a consultation.