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Full-Mouth Reconstruction (Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants) – Orange, CA

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about reconstruction

Full-mouth reconstruction may enhance the appearance, health, and function of your gums, teeth, and jawbone for more efficient chewing, biting, and speaking, along with a more attractive smile. Full-mouth reconstruction at Patrick Yoshikane, D.D.S. may contain (but isn't limited to) inlays, onlays, bridges, crowns, dental implants, and dentures. Certain full-mouth reconstruction procedures may also require gum or bone grafting. As an experienced general dentist, Dr. Patrick Yoshikane offers full-mouth reconstruction at his practice in Orange, CA that can help to improve both your oral health and the appearance of your smile. He will pay attention to your concerns and needs prior to making your unique full-mouth reconstruction treatment program.

Best Candidates

Full-mouth reconstruction may be needed if you've lost some teeth or have many teeth with large fillings that need replacement. You may also have teeth with widespread decay or teeth that are cracked, broken, or badly worn down because of bruxism (persistent teeth grinding). You may have dental ailments or even a hereditary disorder, like ectodermal dysplasia (teeth that never develop), amelogenesis imperfecta (abnormally small teeth), or dentinogenesis imperfecta (stained or translucent teeth), which all require extensive treatment. You might choose to replace older crowns, or just want to enhance your mouth for better comfort or health. In more complex cases, your degraded gums and teeth might have caused a visible facial deformity, like sunken cheeks. Full-mouth reconstruction may revive the whole face once the appropriate amount of teeth are in place.

What To Expect

Following a complete examination of your gums, teeth, and bite, Dr. Yoshikane may suggest full-mouth reconstruction. Your personalized treatment program will be created, depending on the condition of your own teeth, gums, TMJ (temporomandibular joints), facial muscles, and dental bite. Dr. Yoshikane will discuss your therapy, sedation options, and his own recommendations in your appointment to make sure your treatment strategy fits your wants and goals. As soon as your treatment program is made, he will discuss exactly what to expect in your full-mouth reconstruction and schedule your appointments. In general, a full-mouth reconstruction will require a few visits to our dental practice. Dr. Yoshikane will schedule your treatments with breaks in between to let you recover until the next step is started.

Recovery

After every treatment in your full-mouth reconstruction treatment program, Dr. Yoshikane will describe what to expect and how to care for your mouth. He can write a prescription for antibiotics or pain medicine that needs to be filled prior to your procedure. You may experience some swelling or discomfort following certain processes, such as after dental implant placement, that will make it difficult to eat so a soft or liquid food diet may be right for you. After your full-mouth reconstruction is complete, you must keep your restored oral health with good flossing and brushing in your home. Yearly dental examinations and twice-yearly cleanings at Patrick Yoshikane, D.D.S. will also be helpful. Throughout your examinations, Dr. Yoshikane can track the health of your own restorations, natural gums, teeth, and jaw.

ANTICIPATED COSTS

Based on your dental insurance coverage, some of your costs may be paid. After talking to your insurance company, we can better calculate your out-of-pocket costs. At your consult, the team of Dr.Yoshikane can go over payment methods, along with financing, to help make your procedure affordable.

create your goal smile

If you're looking for a dental answer to your complicated dental problems using a full-mouth reconstruction, then schedule an appointment at Patrick Yoshikane, D.D.S. in Orange, CA. Dr. Patrick Yoshikane will create your distinctive treatment plan to meet your needs and goals. He can help improve your mouth so that you may have a beautiful, healthy smile.

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