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Questions to Ask About a Full Mouth Reconstruction
A full mouth reconstruction may significantly change the way that you feel about your smile. Modern dentistry offers people the chance to transform their mouths through a full reconstruction.
Struggling with your smile? With a full mouth reconstruction, you can achieve the smile that you want. There may be multiple procedures involved to fully achieve a transformed smile, but it tends to be worth the wait and the process. If you’re considering a full mouth reconstruction, then you may find this information to be helpful. We go over some questions to ask your dentist or oral surgeon.
Questions to ask about a full mouth reconstruction
A full mouth reconstruction is just as it sounds. Before you start reconstruction on your mouth, you will need to consult with a dental professional. Consider asking them these questions so that you are prepared for the reconstruction process.
1. What is involved in a full mouth reconstruction?
This is a great question to ask your dentist or oral surgeon because everyone is different! It really depends on what your mouth looks like and how healthy it is. People that have a lot of missing teeth or a bunch of cavities may require more procedures. But, on the other hand, someone that has a healthy mouth and only minor issues may only need one or two procedures.
2. How long does the reconstruction process take?
This, again, is important to ask the dental professional that is leading your reconstruction. Each person’s mouth is different and it is important to know what to expect as far as timelines go. There are likely going to be multiple procedures involved in a full mouth reconstruction, which means extensive healing and a lot of recovery time. Knowing what to expect from the beginning may help prepare the person for what to expect.
3. What procedures can be done?
A full mouth reconstruction can involve an array of different procedures depending on the person’s needs. Some of the most common procedures that can be opted for are as follows:
- Teeth whitening
- Aligners or braces
- Dental crowns or fillings
- Dental implants
Ultimately, it is best to consult with an oral surgeon or a dentist about what your options are. There are a lot of procedures that can significantly improve a person’s smile and mouth.
4. What does recovery look like?
Recovering from a full mouth reconstruction is pretty involved, depending on the procedures that you have done. Typically, you'll want to rest and relax. This will allow time for your mouth to heal so that you can smile naturally and chew normally again.
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