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Full-Mouth Rehabilitation

Has your oral health fallen victim to injury, decay, neglect, or disease?

New Patient Hotline 919-822-9326

Existing Patients 919-899-7414

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What Is Full-Mouth Rehabilitation?

Regardless of why your teeth and oral health have deteriorated, Dr. Gudger can give you a strong, healthy, vibrant smile again through full-mouth reconstruction. At your visit, the doctor may take radiographs, examine your teeth, review your existing dental work, check occlusion (how upper and lower teeth fit together), and learn about your overall oral health. This information will allow our doctors to understand your situation and how to help you.

Esthetics is also an essential consideration in planning a full-mouth reconstruction. Our doctors will look at the shape, size, color, and proportion of your teeth and consider your gums, mouth, lips, and face. These are some procedures involved in a full-mouth restoration:


  • Prophylactic teeth cleaning and gum care

  • Preparation of your natural tooth structure before veneers, crowns, or bridges can be placed

  • Crown lengthening to render healthy tooth structure available for possible bridges or crowns

  • Positioning of temporary restorations to get comfortable with your new teeth and the feel of your new occlusion or mouth

  • Installing permanent restorations, such as inlays/onlays, crowns, bridges, or veneers

  • Shaping of the gum tissue to produce harmony and balance in your smile

  • Braces that will help shift your teeth into the best possible position for reconstruction

  • Replacement of missing teeth with dental implants and restoration

  • Grafting of bone or soft tissue to improve the stability of your teeth, planned implants, and/or other restorations

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Who should consider Full-Mouth Rehabilitation?

Grafting is a safe procedure, and we can discuss your options in-depth with you before the surgery takes place to ensure you’re receiving the appropriate type of treatment for your needs. You’ll typically be given a local anesthetic to reduce pain while the procedure takes place, and you may opt for intravenous sedation. Once the procedure is completed, you will be provided with antibiotics and medication for pain if required. We advise you not to consume specific foods to avoid putting pressure on the graft. You should be able to carry on with your day-to-day life as usual while the graft is healing.

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How do I get started?

If you’re considering Full-Mouth Reconstruction, get in touch with Dr. Gudger today to arrange a consultation. The doctor will speak with you in-depth about your dental history, your requirements, and concerns and explain all your treatment options to you so you can come to an informed decision. Call today to find out more about our Full-Mouth Reconstruction services.

Full Mouth Rehab Before & After

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8116 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh, NC 27613
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In a world of corporate takeovers – even in the dental industry – isn’t it nice to know that you can still find excellent patient care that exceeds expectations from a locally owned practice and a doctor supported by a team of dental professionals who pay meticulous attention to detail — and a doctor who calls and texts patients personally after surgery.

Dr. Chris Gudger specialize in a full range of dental procedures, from General and Cosmetic Dentistry to Dental Implants Treatments and Sedation Dentistry. Working in a state-of-art dental facility with a completely digital workflow, the doctor and his team of dental professionals are prepared to solve the most complex dental problems all under one roof, often in just one day—no need to travel to different offices, meeting with multiple doctors.

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Bringing state-of-the-art technology to caring, comfortable, and comprehensive dentistry.

If you're considering Dental Implants, including the popular All-on-4 or Teeth-in-a-Day treatments, contact Dr. Chris Gudger, a second-generation dentist at Lifetime Family Dental. Dr. Gudger is regarded by his patients as a caring, compassionate implant expert and has meticulously placed and restored dental implants for over 10 years – with thousands of successful implant procedures to his credit.

While he is a top implant dentist, Dr. Gudger is also an expert in Sedation Dentistry and offers a full complement of options for patients who experience any anxiety surrounding their dental care.

With such comprehensive dental knowledge and extensive experience, Dr. Gudger is prepared to solve the most complex dental problems with various procedures all done under one roof.

As soon as you walk in, I want you to know you’ve found an extraordinary place featuring the absolute latest technology in a family-friendly environment. It’s, hopefully, unlike any other dentist around.

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Dr. Gudger and his team  of dental professionals enjoy hundreds of 5-star reviews on Google and Facebook – more than most other practices in the Raleigh area.


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New Patients Call (919) 822-9326

Existing Patients Call (919) 899-7414

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