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Reconstructive dentistry is the practice or process of rebuilding a person’s teeth, gums, jaw or any combination of these in an otherwise normal mouth. It is more extensive than cosmetic dentistry, and is usually performed under conscious sedataion. The difference between cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry is often defined loosely by insurance companies, as many will pay for procedures like repairing or rebuilding broken or chipped teeth, but will not pay for cosmetic dentistry such as chemical or laser whitening.
The need for reconstructive dentistry is often the result of an accident or heredity, but is frequently the result of poor oral hygiene. It is often desired for aesthetic reasons, but can be medically necessary if the problem interferes with the normal functions of the mouth. Sometimes, chewing or speech is hindered as the result of an injury or hereditary issue affecting the mouth. Overcrowding, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, jaw injuries, and other medical problems may require reconstructive dentistry.
Reconstructive dentistry may involve the construction of new teeth with a composite material, repairing or rebuilding bridges, or creating implants where teeth are missing. Sometimes, it is necessary to support and prevent damage to teeth that are intact and properly functioning. Full mouth reconstruction is the most extreme example of this type of dentistry and is sometimes foregone for a set of dentures.
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Different Types of Restorative Dentistry Treatment
Tooth restorations are the various ways your dentist can replace or restore missing teeth or missing parts of the tooth structure. Tooth structure can be missing due to decay, deterioration of a previously placed restoration, or fracture of a tooth. Examples of restorations include the following:
Who is a candidate for dental implants?
Potentially anyone who is missing a tooth or teeth, as long as you have enough bone in the missing area. If you don’t have enough bone, a bone graft may be necessary.
Implants are surgically placed in your jaw bone under anesthesia. After placement it typically takes 3-4 months for the bone to grow around the threads of the implant creating a strong bond between the bone and implant. Rarely (1-2% of cases), an implant may be rejected. If this occurs the surgeon will then place another implant of larger size. After the healing period a crown or denture is then fitted to the implant.
While dentures and removable partials are usually loose and unstable, implants provide you with dental replacements that are natural looking and very functional. Implants look and feel better than their removable counterparts and offer the same force for biting as bridges that are fixed. Best of all, they will last a lifetime if properly maintained.
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