The Importance of Comprehensive Treatment Planning in Regard to Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Sarah A. Siddiqui

Siddiqui, Sarah A.
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences


This case report aims to provide insight into the significance of comprehensive treatment planning when performing a full mouth rehabilitation. When a patient presents with multiple carious lesions, edentulous areas, worn dentition and discolored teeth, developing a treatment plan to achieve a stable and functional occlusion in conjunction with a patient’s esthetic concerns is essential. A systematic approach to diagnosis, treatment planning and risk management is crucial for a predictable outcome. The treatment planning process involved in this case presentation involves identification of etiologies and diagnoses, the use of digital technologies to create a diagnostic wax up, restoration of vertical dimension of occlusion and an acceptable occlusal scheme, and implant planning to ensure restoratively driven implant placement.