Taking care of your oral health is a detailed and extensive process and can involve general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. Dental offices offer many services to keep your mouth feeling, smelling and looking perfect. One of these services that many patients might not be aware of is full mouth restoration. Below is some more information about what a full mouth restoration is and how it can help your oral health.
What Does A Full Mouth Restoration Entail?
A full mouth restoration is different from a smile makeover and combines general and restorative procedures. The goal of full mouth restoration is to restore or maintain your oral health and keep your smile looking beautiful. Usually it involves replacing missing teeth, restoring decayed teeth or fixing crooked teeth.
Full mouth restoration comes with a unique plan designed just for you. Whether you need a few teeth repaired or you want to have veneers added to your mouth, Jenson Dental can help. We will focus on your needs and create a time frame for your procedure up front.
Common Full Mouth Dental Treatments
Full mouth restoration includes more than one procedure. Here at Jenson Dental some of the services we combine when treating you can include:
- TMJ treatment
- Root canal therapy
- Dental crowns
- Dental bridges
- Dental implants
- Orthodontic treatment
- Composite fillings
- Periodontal treatment
We may include different types of treatments including dental veneers and teeth whitening that enhance the overall look of your smile. We can discuss your oral options and your health history with you before you determine if full mouth restoration is right for you.
After oral surgery there are some important tips that you will need to help your mouth heal properly. Your dentist should give you a more detailed list but it is important to do these things so as not to cause infection or further irritation to your teeth or gums. After oral surgery do not brush or floss for 48 hours. Also avoid any strenuous activities like exercise and stay home from work to rest.
After you go through dental restoration you may need to change your eating and drinking habits as some of your teeth heal. You may want to eat soft foods and avoid extremely cold foods.
Using an ice pack on the outside of your mouth can help reduce swelling and pain. Apply one around every 20 minutes until the swelling goes down. You can also take over the counter pain medication to help with the pain.
Is It A Need Or A Want?
The cost for full mouth restoration can get steep and become time-consuming, so it is important to determine if your full mouth restoration is a want or need. Some concerns that you may have with your teeth could be solved with much simpler procedures or treated with braces. Know what goal you want to achieve with your teeth and keep that in mind when discussing your options with your dentist.
Some common risks can come with dental treatment and full mouth restorations. You will more than likely have sensitivity or general discomfort but on the rare occasion you could experience an infection or have an allergic reaction. You should keep in mind these risks and other factors when considering doing all these procedures at once.
There may also be dentists that could talk you into a full mouth restoration when you don’t need one. Make sure you do your research and ask your dentist questions about the procedure and your needs. Just make sure you know the ins and outs of what the procedure will entail and that a full mouth restoration is fully your decision.
Restoration With Jenson Dental
At Jenson Dental, we work hard to make sure that you have the best dental experience. Our procedures are designed to provide an aesthetic focus for both cosmetic and restorative needs. Our skilled team has the goal of your oral health as their top priority. We believe that your smile says a lot about you and we want to help boost your confidence and self-esteem.
Keeping up with your oral health requires regular dental checkups, proper flossing and brushing and restorative procedures. If you feel that a full mouth restoration is right for you, we can work through all your needs and budget accordingly. If you would like to meet with our team or with Dr. Jenson, call our Brigham City office today. Our website has more information on our services, testimonials, and new patient information.