Why maintaining the Oral Health is Important

April 25, 2022, Langley Dental Practice

Those who have had extensive dental disease, trauma, or infection may benefit from a full mouth repair. Different dental procedures are used in the operation in order to restore the patient's smile.

 

Consultation is the first step

Consultations with the dentist are necessary for patients who believe they require major dental work (full mouth reconstruction). The dentist and patient will talk about the main issues and objectives for treatment throughout the visit. What are the desired outcomes, and how fast do they want to see changes?

Questions regarding oral health, medical history, and pertinent lifestyle variables like smoking or current medicines will be asked by the dentist. Aside from questioning concerning pre-existing medical conditions and anxieties that might make the dental operation more difficult, the patient will also are asked about the necessity for sedation.

Creating a custom smile

An image of your teeth as they are now and as they will be after treatment is created in this step by the dentist. The dentist may create a 3D model of probable dental restorations or prosthesis using digital scanning technologies.

They may obtain an idea of how their new teeth will appear and feel by using the mockup restoration. Because of this, patients are able to provide their opinion on the mockups, which will be utilized to make final adjustments to the restorations.

Treatment

Reconstruction of the whole mouth is a multi-stage process that requires many visits to the dentist's office. Some dental procedures take time and are expensive, so the dentist may need to stretch out the therapy over many months. Dental implant procedures need a period of healing before the final replacement can be attached. Dentists often use dental labs to make dental restorations during whole mouth reconstructions.

Problems in the root canal

Inside a tooth is a pulp chamber called a root canal? The pulp, nerves, and blood arteries are all found therein. Teeth and gums provide a strong foundation for your teeth. Even while not every root has a root canal, some do.

To cure an infected or inflamed root canal, a root canal operation is necessary.

Infected teeth and other areas of your body might transmit the illness if you don't have them treated. The color of your tooth may become black or yellow, and you may feel more severe symptoms, including as pain, as a result of the infection.

Tooth extraction is the only other option if you don't want a root canal. However, this may result in greater discomfort, more costs in the long run, and the loss of the beneficial properties of your natural tooth.

How painful is a root canal?

An extensive operation in dentistry, a root canal is. As a result, you should expect some pain... Like a dental filling, this text opens a new window to the page on root canal misconceptions...

It shouldn't hurt, however. During the operation, a general anesthesia will keep your tooth and surrounding region numb.

You may feel some soreness as the anesthesia wears off when you arrive home. Over-the-counter analgesics may help you cope with the discomfort.

The last words

A beautiful, healthy smile is within reach with a full-mouth reconstruction. To learn more about the process, schedule an appointment with the dental practice.

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