The Impact of Bone and Socket Preservation

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Treating advanced cases of dental trauma and decay can require tooth extraction, but this treatment alone cannot restore the health and balance of your smile. Following an extraction, the underlying jawbone can eventually shrink, resulting in a serious compromise of oral health. How Tooth Extraction Impacts The Jaw Bone The alveolar, or jaw bone, supports the teeth and is a …

Bone Grafts Safety

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Dental implants placed within the jawbone have become an increasingly popular and aesthetic way to replace missing teeth with strong, high quality artificial teeth that look, feel and function like your own teeth. Unfortunately, in some cases, the jawbone may not be strong or substantial enough to support dental implants. The bone grafting procedure is an excellent way to replace …

Bone Grafting and Dental Implants

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For some, bone grafts are required before dental implants because of inadequate bone. A dental implant is a titanium root replacement. It is inserted into the jaw, and as the bone heals, it fuses the root into the mouth structure. However, you have to have a good foundation for the titanium root to be placed, otherwise the restored tooth will …

Bone Grafting

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Bone grafting is a procedure to rebuild bone in the bone deficient areas of your jaw. Bone grafting is performed to reverse the bone loss caused by periodontal disease, trauma, or ill-fitting removable dentures. It is also used to augment bone to permit implant placement, such as augmenting bone in the sinus area for implant placement, or augmenting bone to …

The Importance of Bone and Socket Preservation

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Treating advanced cases of dental trauma and decay can require tooth extraction, but this treatment alone cannot restore the health and balance of your smile. Following an extraction, the underlying jawbone can eventually shrink, resulting in a serious compromise of oral health. How Tooth Extraction Impacts The Jaw Bone The alveolar, or jaw bone, supports the teeth and is a …

Are Bone Grafts Safe?

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Dental implants placed within the jawbone have become an increasingly popular and aesthetic way to replace missing teeth with strong, high quality artificial teeth that look, feel and function like your own teeth. Unfortunately, in some cases, the jawbone may not be strong or substantial enough to support dental implants. The bone grafting procedure is an excellent way to replace …

What is Bone Grafting

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Bone grafting is a procedure to rebuild bone in the bone deficient areas of your jaw. Bone grafting is performed to reverse the bone loss caused by periodontal disease, trauma, or ill-fitting removable dentures. It is also used to augment bone to permit implant placement, such as augmenting bone in the sinus area for implant placement, or augmenting bone to …

Preparing for Dental Implants With a Sinus Lift

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In order for dental implants to be successful and long-lasting, it is imperative there be quality and enough quantity of jawbone to which the implant will be attached. If bone loss has occurred due to periodontal disease or an injury, a sinus augmentation can be performed to raise the sinus floor and allow for new bone growth. One of the …