If you have one or more missing teeth or have had a tooth extracted, it’s important to restore proper bone levels in your jaw. As the foundation of your smile, your bone plays a vital role in your oral health and function. It supports your teeth and helps preserve your facial structure. But it needs the stimulation of tooth roots to remain dense and strong. When teeth are extracted or lost, the jawbone no longer receives stimulation and will resorb and shrink. Bone loss can lead to shifting and loosening of remaining teeth, loss of lip and cheek support, and jaw joint problems. Without enough bone support, you may not be able to replace your teeth with dentures or dental implants. To help ensure that these functional and esthetic consequences do not occur or worsen, our dentist and dental team at Smile Again Dental provide bone grafting in Hamilton, ON. This procedure restores the jawbone volume or density that has been lost due to missing teeth to improve your oral health and function.
Your child’s dental appointments are both to provide oral examinations and teeth cleanings as well as to help him or her feel at ease at the dentist’s office. It may seem Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that involves placing dental bone graft material in areas where the bone has resorbed, or a tooth has been extracted. We offer bone grafting in Hamilton, ON with the purpose of restoring the proper density, height, and width of the bone in the jaw. We partner with multiple insurance providers to make your treatment affordable and achievable. In general, bone grafting may involve one or more of the following procedures: to pay such close attention to baby teeth, but establishing proper oral health at this stage of your child’s life is important. We want to ensure that a healthy foundation and good habits are in place for when your child’s adult teeth do come in. Our pediatric dentistry appointments in Hamilton, ON follow these general steps:
Socket preservation is a bone grafting procedure our dentist completes after tooth extraction. This involves packing bone graft material into the empty tooth socket. Socket preservation slows the resorption process where the tooth is missing. It can also help preserve the health of the bone until a dental implant can be placed.
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