Are you embarrassed by your smile? Looking for a solution to completely makeover its appearance? With full mouth rehabilitation from Steve Horne, DDS, in Encinitas, CA there is! Not only can damaged teeth cause an unattractive smile, but they can also cause chewing issues, TMJ symptoms and more!
A full mouth rehabilitation involves restoring every tooth on the top and/or bottom of your mouth for a complete smile makeover. It can include a variety of dental treatments including crowns, veneers, bridges and even implants depending upon your condition and intent. The complete procedure can take multiple appointments, based on your treatment plan.
Prior to your treatment appointment at our Encinitas dental office, there will be a consultation visit. During your first consultation appointment, we will gather your dental history, facial analysis, and digital imaging such as x-rays. Using state-of-the-art CEREC technology, 3D models will be created to show you how your new smile will look.
Dr. Horne will address the smile design and the goals of your dental treatment. You will have an opportunity to evaluate your smile design and 3D generated models to make sure the treatment plan is what you desire. In certain cases, full mouth rehabilitation may require a consultation with a periodontist, oral surgeon and/or orthodontist to ensure optimal dental health and smile appearance.
During your first treatment visit, any prior dental work and decay will be removed to prepare your teeth. Digital imaging will be used to create a model, which will then be used to custom-craft each piece of your new smile using CEREC technology. If dental implants are a part of your treatment plan, an appointment will be made with a specialist who can attach the artificial roots. Once the restorations are crafted and polished, they will be placed for a natural, healthy, and beautiful smile.