After some patients have suffered longstanding periodontitis or other trauma, it is common that there be some loss of bone around the jaw and teeth. By helping the jaw bone to regrow, your teeth will be better seated in your jaw, eliminating issues with loose teeth. Bone regeneration is achieved by placing a membrane with tissue-stimulating proteins to the affected area, encouraging your body's natural ability to regenerate bone.
Socket graft: After tooth extraction, often the gum socket gets eroded. The procedure helps in protecting that and encourages new bone growth to support an implant.
Ridge preservation graft: This procedure is critical to rebuild and maintain the alveolar ridge present in the patient's mouth roof.
Sinus graft: Often, after teeth extraction, there lies a thin bone in the empty socket that separates the mouth and the sinuses. Sinus grafts are done to support the implant in this area.
Stronger hold on teeth
Promotes growth of healthy tissue
Allows use of implants
Your dentist will also use local anesthesia to reduce any discomfort you may feel. Keeping healthy hygiene habits after the treatment is done is extremely important to keeping the affected are healthy. If you have any questions about this procedure don’t hesitate to call.schedule an appointment today at 561.276.6684