Has it been awhile since you've seen a dentist? Have problems progressed to the point of impacting your appearance and impairing your enjoyment of eating? Have you also seen changes in your overall wellness? Does fear of recrimination keep you from getting help? Then it is time for a healthy change. Dr. Charles Martin and his team at Richmond Smile Center are here to help, with customized dental restoration and full mouth reconstruction.
What is dental reconstruction?
The terms "full mouth reconstruction" and "dental reconstruction" simply mean an individualized treatment plan to restore your teeth, gums, and jaws, bringing function and appearance into balance.
Dr. Martin begins with a thorough oral examination and an unhurried discussion to fully understand your oral concerns – what you like and don't like about your smile, problems you've experienced, and areas of discomfort. He considers the best options to address:
- Periodontal disease.
- Tooth decay.
- Missing teeth.
- Teeth that are worn down, broken, chipped, or cracked.
- Chronic jaw pain, limited mobility, or jaw noises.
- Frequent headaches or tenderness in neck, shoulders, and back.
Then he develops a program of combined restorative, neuromuscular, and aesthetic procedures to re-establish oral harmony.
What to expect before your dental reconstruction
Expect an interactive approach. It may not be feasible or desirable to accomplish all needed care at one time. Dr. Martin works with you to prioritize and phase in treatments with respect for your comfort level, schedule, and budget. You'll openly discuss payment and financing options to make your new smile a reality. You'll determine whether sedation dentistry is a good idea for your situation.
Because Richmond Smile Center offers a broad range of services, rarely does Dr. Martin need to refer a patient out. Your personalized dental transformation plan may include treatments like:
- Bite repositioning with an oral appliance.
- Crowns, inlays, and onlays.
- Dental bridges.
- Dental implants.
- Gentle scaling, root planing, and other gum disease therapies.
- Natural colored fillings or bondings.
- Partial or full dentures, including implant supported dentures.
- Porcelain veneers.
- Root canal therapy.
- Teeth whitening.
- Use of a night guard.
- And other treatments.
What to expect after dental reconstruction
Initially your full mouth reconstruction may sound overwhelming, but it is important to understand that it is typically phased in over time (possibly a year or more). You begin to see and feel improvement from the first phase, and that helps you maintain enthusiasm for the end result. The Richmond Smile Center team is always a phone call away if you have questions or need reassurance.
When treatment is completed, you'll have a smile that looks and works the way you want it to! You'll experience renewed passion to keep your mouth healthy. You will feel better all over, and smile confidently.
Think of Dr. Martin as the architect of your new smile design and your trusted partner in dental reconstruction. Call 804.417.7203 to start smiling again.
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