Oral Rehabilitation

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Cases Oral Rehabilitation

The term Oral Rehabilitation involves a series of procedures of various extensions, aiming at
restoring the function and or esthetics of a smile.

The extension of the intervention can vary from the replacement of one or several teeth, to
aesthetic improvements in certain areas, to full mouth rehabilitation of one or both dental arches
over natural teeth or implants.

If you’re missing one or several teeth, if you have removable denture and want to get rid of it if,
you feel that you don’t chew food well or are not happy about your smile then Oral Rehabilitation
is for you.

In order to get the work done we have to make use of several techniques from Endodontics,
dentistry, dental veneers, crowns and bridges either over natural teeth or implants.

Technical excellence and experience is what defines my work.

As cases get more complex experience, choosing the best materials and aiming for excellency
gets crucial if you want to have lasting and good results with as few complications as possible.

I graduated in Medicine did an additional 10 years training as a doctor at a public hospital first in
Stomatology then in Maxillofacial Surgery. I have more than 30 years of private clinical practice .

In the area of Implantology, fundamental in Oral Rehabilitation, my experience is extensive.
One factor that differentiates me from other professionals is my philosophy of preserving the
natural tooth, using implants only when the natural tooth cannot possibly be saved as for me the
natural tooth is the best implant in the world.

All the choices I make, from the materials or Implants I use to the Ceramists I work with, are done
on a basis of excellency and not cost.

FAQ about Oral Rehabilitation

What is the cost of an Oral Rehabilitation?

It is completely impossible to give a number unless you use the same model of Oral Rehabilitation
for all the patients, regardless of what it’s best for each one of them.
Before starting the intervention each patient knows exactly how much and when he is going to
pay for the procedure.

The cost of the initial assessment is €60 and compromises Clinical Observation, Radiographs,
Photographs and a Treatment Plan that I will personally explain to the patient (procedures being
done and the cost).

Can I replace all my teeth for implants?

You can, but you shouldn’t. This procedure should only be done when there’s nothing to do to
save your natural teeth.

On the other hand when a tooth has been lost the ideal situation is to replace it immediately after
extraction for an implant to minor bone loss and keep the balance between teeth.

Is there any intermediate solution between Removable Dentures and Full Argh Rehabilitation over implants?

The price difference between these two procedures is huge.

There is an intermediate solution for patients to whom the second one is out of the question: it
consists of placing two implants per jaw that will support two attachments that will fit in the
removable denture providing much more stability and safety for the patient.

This solution is obviously much cheaper and although it’s not at all the same thing, it solves the
problem of mobility of the denture.

I’m tired of having problems with my teeth! Can I remove all my teeth and place Implants preferably with general Anesthesia?

Unfortunately I hear this a lot. There is an aggressive marketing that makes people think that
having fixed teeth over four or more implants per dental arch is better than their natural teeth.
I’m completely against this kind of approach that I use, as I said, only for those cases in which the
patient comes to me either without teeth or with teeth that cannot be saved.

What is that All on Four Technique?

It’s a widely used and publicized technique in which the replacement of a whole dental arch is
done over for implants per arch.

I always try to place a minimum of six implant per arch to do a full arch rehabilitation, which gives
more support, especially on the upper jaw where bone is usually less dense than in the lower jaw
and that has to endure more impact in chewing.

I have Bruxism and my teeth are very short. What can I do?

Clenching or grinding your teeth at night will lead to a loss of tooth structure that can be very big,
starting with the front teeth and then extending to the back teeth. The extension of the
intervention will depend on the number of teeth involved.

Thanks to dental adhesion techniques add ceramics we can replace the lost dental structure with
veneers and overlays, restoring the original tooth size, vertical dimension and giving back the
Aesthetic, function and youth of the smile.
After this treatment the patient should sleep with a Night guard in acrylic to protect teeth and
ceramics from the grinding which will continue as it’s something out of the patient control.