Full mouth reconstruction (also known as FMR) one of the most involved and complex procedures in dentistry and reconstruction repairs broken and worn down teeth. Severely damaged teeth, jaw, or face, maybe in need of a full mouth reconstruction. Variety of options available for a patient who needs help restoring a smile. Reasons Might Need A Full-Mouth Reconstruction
  • Accident: Damage to the mouth or loss of teeth.
  • Tooth Erosion: Teeth have become very worn down.
  • Jaw pain: Experience pain in the jaw or headaches resulting from jaw misalignment (malocclusion).
  • Dental disease: Have gingivitis or periodontal disease, where your gums have become infected
  • Gum Disease: Bacteria infection in the space between your teeth and gums
  • Trauma
  • Bad Bite
  • Bad Restorations
Typical Restorative Measures Take in FMR Plan:
  • Perform a root canal to remove infection and preserve the tooth with a crown.
  • Deeply cleaning under the gumline where gum disease has developed.
  • Repair damaged teeth that have been cracked and chipped.
  • Hide-stained or discolored teeth with a natural-looking dental crown.
  • Replace missing teeth with dental bridges or dental implants.
  • Treat decayed teeth and fill any cavities that resulted.

The procedures could include any of the following:
  • Dental implants: Adding a dental crown or bridge, in order to restore a diseased or missing tooth.
  • Osseous/gum surgery: Getting rid of infected gums and unhealthy bone in the mouth.
  • Dentures: adding a denture to the mouth, which most often is a full or partial set of artificial teeth.
  • Gum/bone grafting
  • Ceramic onlays: This involves ceramic onlays that can be installed to fix a diseased tooth or fix an uneven bite in a patient’s mouth.
  • Invisalign: Installing a clear aligner can fix alignment issues without the aesthetic disruption of metallic braces.

Some of the Goals of FMR
  • Replace any missing teeth
  • Repair and restore diseased teeth
  • Get rid of gum disease
  • Allow patients to have normal mouth functioning and reduce pain in the mouth
  • Stop the cycle of pain and disease in the mouth
  • Help create a beautiful set of teeth to the patient’s liking
  • Reduce bad breath stemming from diseases in the mouth
There are a number of people who have dental problems throughout their mouths that must be treated comprehensively with a vision of a final result that improves both function and esthetics. These patients may exhibit multiple missing teeth, numerous teeth with large fillings that are failing or exhibiting decay, cracked or broken teeth, or badly worn teeth due to bruxism (teeth grinding) or other habits.

How to do an FMR?
  • The patient will come in for a panoramic x-ray that will allow doctors to assess the level of damage in the mouth.
  • An x-ray will show how damaged teeth are within the mouth and if root canal therapy is necessary.
  • Gums will be examined to see if there is any periodontal disease that needs to be treated.
  • Once the tooth structure and gums have been examined, doctors will turn to cosmetic evaluation, determining what cosmetic alteration is wanted (e.g. whitening).
  • Patient has been diagnosed, dentists will create a treatment plan that will address all the patient’s medical needs.
  • Surgeries like gum restoration and root canal therapy will likely be done first, followed by dental implants and cosmetic alterations.
Full mouth reconstruction may be necessary due to:
  • A poor bite (overbite or crossbite)
  • Aggressive wear on the tooth
  • TMJ or jaw pain
  • Accidents or injury
  • Advanced tooth decay

Full mouth reconstruction may include:
  • Dental implant restorations
  • Dental bridges to replace lost or broken teeth
  • TMJ treatment to address biting difficulties
  • Tooth-colored fillings for a metal-personal smile
  • Placement of dental crowns to repair cracked and damaged teeth
  • Inlays and onlays to address decay
Full Mouth Reconstruction in Cape Coral and Doral, Fl. Dr. Sonia Olivares together with her team in Coral Gables and Doral, Florida stays up-to-date with the latest in full mouth reconstruction procedures.

Additionally, Dr. Sonia Olivares’ smile design approach utilizes her mastery skills on porcelain veneers, making each patient’s smiles come to perfection. Personalized crafting each smile, she ensures each patient is greatly taken care of with the unique facial features of every individual. Offers several services : With your full consideration and ready to schedule your smile design consultation, contact our dental offices at iSmile Doral: 305-620-8272 and iSmile Coral Gables: 305-396-1026.