Full mouth rehabilitation is a complex cascade of treatment that is tailored to each individual. The outcome must be esthetic as well as functional to restore the mouth to complete health that can be maintained for years to come.
Because of the complexity of this type of dental treatment, a long and detailed plan with the final outcome in mind is required before the commencement of any treatment. Unique qualifications and experience of a prosthodontist are necessary and you can be sure that Dr. Stankewitz will take every step necessary to insure the best possible outcome.
Many times patients ask if extensive treatment such as a full mouth rehabilitation can be treated in stages or even one tooth at a time. Unfortunately, due to the complexity, the best way to approach treatment is in a coordinated way where upper and lower arches are completed together. This ensures that each tooth mates with its opposing tooth properly and functions perfectly when you chew. Additionally, the shapes and shades of your reconstructed smile can b e made in uniform way with less chance of discrepancies.
Comprehensive and extensive dentistry for the failing dentition is the most expensive procedure that a patient can face in the dental office. Total case costs can vary but range up to 50 or 60 thousand dollars. The most important thing for prospective patients to remember is that it has to be done right the first time. Remaking complex reconstructive dentistry is even more expensive and may not last as long.
A well planned and executed full mouth reconstruction can have a good long term prognosis. Many of our patients experience decades of comfortable eating and smiling.