Friday, August 15, 2014

Full Mouth Reconstruction.

Full mouth reconstruction combines multiple restorative, neuromuscular and cosmetic procedures. The goal is to restore not only the look of your teeth but also the structure and function. Why? Each of these things affects the other. For example, a broken tooth can cause a problem with your bite. This can lead to difficulty chewing, which creates wear on your teeth. This wear can then lead to jaw and neck soreness, headaches, even migraines. 

Who Needs It?
There are several reasons why your teeth might be in bad shape, including neglect, injury, chronic illness, anxiety among others.   Teeth worn down and compromised by dental disease require replacement. Full mouth restoration may be recommended if you:
- Have several worn down, chipped or broken teeth
- Have missing teeth
- Experience chronic jaw pain, clicking or popping of the jaw
- Have frequent headaches, back pain and muscle tenderness
If you are a candidate for mouth reconstruction, you will begin with an evaluation to figure out specifically what procedures you'll need. 

What Treatments Are Involved?
Each full mouth reconstruction is unique. The health of your teeth, gums and jaw is evaluated. The overall look of your teeth is the final consideration in developing your dental treatment plan. A panel of dental specialists may be involved in the treatment planning for more predictable and exciting treatment outcomes.
Full mouth reconstruction will involve several treatments. Depending on your specific situation, one or more of the following treatments may be recommended.
Dental scaling and root planning to restore gingival health, tooth filling and root canal to alleviate pain and progression of tooth decay,  Crowns, veneers and other lab processed restorations for rebuilding teeth, bite correction with orthodontic braces, whitening for a whiter, brighter smile and implants for mechanical rebuilding of missing tooth or teeth.

“Modern day dentistry offers many exciting options for all combinations of dental scenarios.- Our office offers a complimentary exam to make it easier  for you to have the option of owning a healthy and confident smile." says Dr. Cherukuri from her Chino, California dental practice.

Visit www or Call 909 627 6699. “We love to transform Smiles”

Friday, August 8, 2014

Rebuilding Your Smile

Experiencing mouth pain and feeling insecure about missing teeth?

It's time to make a change! Rebuilding your smile will not only help with how you look, it will improve your oral health as well.  Full Mouth Reconstruction does not just replace missing or broken teeth, it also restores function of the jaws, gums and supporting structures of mouth.

Whether it is neglect, injury, fear of going to the dentist or even "no dental insurance",  less than optimal dental care results in-

Chipped or broken teeth
Missing teeth
Chronic jaw pain, clicking and popping of jaw
Frequent headaches, back pain and facial pain

Full mouth reconstruction begins with a comprehensive evaluation of the health of the teeth, gums and jaws including a bite evaluation. The findings are  carefully evaluated individually or with the help of a panel of specialists depending on the severity of the oral health issues.  A treatment plan is then developed and presented to the patient.  Each full mouth reconstruction is unique and is tailored to suit patient's desires, expectations, clinical conditions and medical and general health limitations.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Dental Health and Seniors

Jawbones are a living part of the skeletal system that  help define a person's face as well as providing a solid surface for which teeth can be firmly anchored. Results of a forty-year study have indicated that jaws can shrink over time resulting in tooth overcrowding in senior mouths.

The jawbone is not the only body part to be impacted by aging as every organ, hair follicle and tooth will be impacted by the natural process of a body's systems slowing down. When it comes to the latter, the appearance of a smile changes because of a shrinking jaw and lessened skin elasticity, however some of the oral changes associated with aging are more than skin deep.

According to the AGS Foundation for Health in Aging, the five most common dental problems associated with aging include:
  •    Saliva production will naturally slow down, causing dry mouth.
  • Ill-fitting dentures caused by crowding, shifting teeth and receding gums.
  • Increased odds of developing gum disease, impacted by seniors implementing less-effective oral hygiene.
  • More occurrences of tooth decay.
  • Greater odds of developing oral cancer

Dental care and preventative dentistry are essential to ensure that seniors lower their risk of potential dental problems.  The process involves basic principles of brushing, flossing, eating a nutritious diet, exercising, drinking fresh water and maintaining regular dental visits.

“Aging individuals need to find a dental home led by a team with a good understanding of age related dental issues” Dr. Cherukuri cautions.