Centreville Dental Design
Jae M. Chong, DMD
General Dentist & Cosmetic Dentist located in Centreville, VA
If you have multiple oral health issues, Jae Chong, DMD, and his team at Centreville Dental Design may recommend a restorative makeover of your smile, also known as a full mouth reconstruction. This type of procedure improves not only the look of your smile but the health of your mouth. If you live in or near Centreville, Virgina, call the office or book an appointment online for more information about your dental treatment options.
Full Mouth Restoration Q & A
What is a full mouth restoration?
A full mouth restoration is a common dental procedure for people who require extensive dental work due to dental trauma, complicated oral health, or hygiene issues.
This restorative procedure aims at restoring the health and function of your mouth, as well as helping improve the appearance of your teeth. So, besides a boost in oral health, you also benefit from a smile makeover, which involves several cosmetic dental treatments.
Dr. Chong and his team of specialists at Centreville Dental Design understand the dental issues that affect the residents of Centreville and have extensive experience performing full mouth restorations.
Who needs a full mouth restoration?
Dr. Chong and his team may recommend a full mouth restoration if you have:
- Severe dental decay throughout your mouth
- Missing teeth due to trauma or decay
- Severely worn down teeth from grinding
- Broken or cracked teeth
- Misaligned teeth
- History of oral cancer
- Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
- Oral health conditions such as ectodermal dysplasia, dentinogenesis imperfecta, or amelogenesis
What does a full mouth restoration entail?
A full mouth restoration is different for every patient. Dr. Chong and his team of dental experts first examine your mouth and develop an individualized plan to improve the look and health of your teeth, based on your personal needs and aesthetic goals.
Common procedures for a full mouth restoration include:
- Thorough cleaning and periodontal care
- Teeth restoration with crowns, implants, or veneers
- Crown lengthening to expose healthy teeth for placement of a crown
- Scaling or root planing to improve gum health
- Surgery to reposition your jaw
- Orthodontics to improve alignment
- Bone or tissue grafting
Due to the nature of a full mouth reconstruction, the process may take several months.
What happens after full mouth reconstruction?
After you’ve completed your full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Chong and his team at Centreville Dental Design recommend you come in for your regularly scheduled checkups and cleanings to maintain good oral hygiene.
At home, it’s vital that you continue to brush twice a day and floss once a day to keep bacteria count low and prevent further dental issues.
For more information about full mouth reconstruction, call Dr. Chong and the dental staff at Centreville Dental Design or book an appointment online.