Sometimes, we meet patients with multiple oral health issues. Instead of being limited to a single issue, like a cavity or periodontal disease, they have multiple issues with everything from bite balance to missing teeth. In today’s blog, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist will explain the process of full mouth rehabilitation.
The Impacts of Occlusal Disease and Other Oral Health Issues
First, the way our teeth fit together, and the overall bite balance, could impact our oral health. Poor bite balance due to occlusal disease could mean an increased risk of issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism (chronic teeth grinning), both disorders that could mean jaw pain, headaches, and even damage to the teeth. As the teeth become worn, cracked, or chipped, the risk of complications like tooth decay and infection could arise. Soon, you could have a smile with aches and sensitivity, missing teeth, and cosmetic issues, such as stains or misshapen/damaged teeth. If you have multiple concerns and aches, then we will carefully examine your smile with digital technology, allowing us to create a treatment plan that targets and addresses multiple general, restorative, and cosmetic issues.
General and Restorative Dental Care
To address occlusal issues, we could create an oral appliance to be worn at night, which repositions the jaw to ease strains, and also prevents further damage from teeth grinding. We also have lifelike restorations, such as fillings and crowns. These metal-free options can absorb daily bite forces, restore balance to the bite, and provide a natural-looking repair for an array of issues, such as tooth decay and infection.
But what if you have lost one or more of your teeth? Missing teeth could lead to trouble eating, speaking, or even cause an aged appearance for some. To address the gaps between your teeth, we may place a dental bridge, partial denture, or even create a full set of dentures. We also have dental implants, which act as new tooth roots. These stimulate the growth of bone tissue to prevent further tooth loss or an prematurely aged appearance. In addition to addressing a single missing tooth, we can support a fixed bridge or denture too!
Don’t forget about smile esthetics! We can remove discoloration with professional teeth whitening, and dental bonding can mask issues with a tooth’s shade and color in one visit. Porcelain veneers cover the front and sides of the teeth, and offer a total smile transformation in as little as two visits.
Do You Have Questions About Restorative Dentistry?
Our team would like to help transform your smile with fill mouth rehabilitation. Schedule a visit with your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist right away by calling Stadium Dental and Orthodontics at (909) 476-9678. We proudly welcome patients from Rancho Cucamonga, CA, as well as Ontario, Fontana, Upland, Rialto, and the surrounding communities.