When Is It Time For A Full-Mouth Reconstruction? [BLOG]

  • July 21, 2017

Ever have one of those days that starts out with your alarm blaring, and you realize you hit the snooze button one too many times? You jump out of a bed and start racing through all your morning rituals hoping you’ll make it to work on time.

But that’s just wishful thinking because oversleeping has already set this terrible day in motion. In your rush to get out the door, you spill coffee all down your shirt, but you don’t have time to change.

You get on the road only to discover your normal route is congested by construction and lane closures. And the day just sort of gets worse from there.

We’ve all been there. It’s one of those days that’s plagued with problem after problem. On their own, the problems aren’t monumental or complicated. But when you face a series of problems one after the other or all at once, it can be really overwhelming!

Dental problems kind of work the same way. A cavity, for example, can most often be solved with a simple filling. But what if you have a cavity, and an infected or decayed tooth, and a loose tooth or a missing tooth? When dental problems pile up, the solution becomes more complicated.

Not at Amber Dental! Dr. Ardelean and our highly-trained team of professionals offer what’s known as a full-mouth reconstruction for patients who have multiple dental problems. Today’s blog will help you understand more about this comprehensive solution that restores smiles and gets you back to enjoying life.

But how do you know when it’s time for a full-mouth reconstruction? One of the main reasons a patient would need this is because they are missing one or more teeth and are at risk for losing more. But there are additional reasons for needing a full-mouth reconstruction. Here are just a few:

You Have Difficulty Chewing

If you’re having a hard time chewing because you’re missing a tooth or you’re experiencing pain when you chew, this will affect your life in many ways. You will probably avoid certain foods that require more bite power like corn on the cob, a thick steak, or a grilled chicken breast, for example.

You might also avoid crunchy fruits and vegetables like grilled asparagus, apples, or raw carrots. Or maybe you suddenly experience tooth sensitivity when something you eat or drink is too hot or too cold.

When your dietary options are being limited because of pain, this could impact your nutrition and eventually affect your overall health. A full-mouth reconstruction can fix the problems that are making it hard for you to enjoy delicious, healthy foods that you love!

You’re In Pain

You should never ignore pain, whether it’s happening in your mouth or anywhere else in your body. It’s your body’s way of letting you know that something isn’t right, and you need to let a skilled professional get to the root cause of your pain.

If you have pain with one specific tooth, or if you feel pain in a more general area around your teeth and gums, something is wrong and it needs to be fixed before whatever is causing it becomes worse.

That’s where a full-mouth reconstruction can help you. Dr. Ardelean will thoroughly exam your teeth and gums, find out what’s causing the pain, and provide a restorative treatment to get you out of pain, and on the road to better oral health.

You’re Embarrassed By Problems With Your Smile

Gaps in your smile because of missing teeth or damage to your teeth from injury, wear and tear, or oral health issues will make you feel self-conscious. Being embarrassed by your smile is going to have a negative impact on your life in so many ways.

A full-mouth reconstruction helps restore function to your teeth, but also results in a more attractive smile, one that you’ll be proud to off!

Let Dr. Ardelean Help You Find Solutions

Even if you have just one of the problems we talked about today, you should make an appointment with Dr. Ardelean. You may need a full-mouth reconstruction, or there might be a simpler solution to the problems with your smile.

Dr. Ardelean and our skilled staff are the only ones who can help you know for sure. Whatever dental problems are affecting your life, we can help restore your smile and get you back to the high quality of life you deserve and a smile you’ll love!

Don’t put off finding solutions! Call our office TODAY at 586-739-1111 or fill out our online form to schedule a consultation for our restorative dentistry options.