Smile Makeover Treatments: Bone Grafting

Were you aware that there are multiple procedures available to help replace lost or missing teeth? Although removable dentures are often the most well-recognized form, permanent replacements can also be used including dental implants. Dental implants are tooth replacement treatments that are attached directly to your jawbone. However, if your jawbone is too weak or too frail to support a... read more »

What Benefits Can Bone Grafting Provide?

For some oral health treatments, a strong jawbone is required. However, due to a variety of ailments, your jaw may have weakened over time. Fortunately, treatments such as bone grafting can be used to remove bone from one area of the body and reinsert it into the jaw for additional strength. Here are a few tips about bone grafting and... read more »

Bone Graft Surgery Might Be Needed in Advance of a Dental Implant

Sometimes when a tooth is lost to periodontal disease, dental avulsion, or severe tooth decay, it also causes a depletion of bone structure. A situation like this could complicate the process of restoring the tooth with a dental implant. To address this issue in advance, Village Pointe Oral Surgery’s oral surgeons may need to perform a bone graft surgery at... read more »

Installing a Dental Implant Can Restore the Structure of a Knocked-Out Tooth

An avulsed or knocked-out tooth can have several complications. In most of these cases, the initial trauma is so severe that the tooth simply cannot be saved by conventional means. A dentist or oral surgeon needs to extract the root and suture the gums to treat the pain and prevent infection. Even if you become accustomed to the impaired ability... read more »

Oral Bones Can Be Restored with a Bone Graft

The bones in your mouth are essential for anchoring your teeth into their sockets. They also play a critical role in dental restorations involving dental implants. In some cases, the bone structure is lost when a tooth is extracted or lost. To compensate for this, your dentist, Dr. Michael Shnayder, might recommend a bone graft. Your first consultation appointment involves... read more »

A Bone Graft Might Be Needed in the Course of Restorative Dentistry

Strong, healthy bone structure in your mouth promotes good oral health. It is critical for certain restorative dentistry treatments. When a tooth is lost, it is relatively common for it to take some of the surrounding bone tissue and structure with it. This might prohibit the restoration by a dental implant. In a case like this, your Village Pointe Oral... read more »

Practical Tips for a Speedy Recovery After Bone Graft Surgery

In many cases a bone graft is installed to restore sufficient structure in your jaw to mount a dental implant or to provide your dentures with a more secure surface. Quality preparation and aftercare will go a long way toward ensuring that you have a speedy recovery. At your initial consultation with your Village Pointe Oral Surgery surgeon, you should... read more »

A Bone Graft Can Restore the Structure Needed to Install a Dental Implant

Tooth loss often results in bone loss. In many cases there can be so much missing structure that a dental implant can’t be securely anchored in place. In order to remedy this problem, Village Pointe Oral Surgery will need to install a bone graft into your jaw. At your initial consultation, one of our oral surgeons will examine your mouth... read more »

Insufficient Bone Structure

Strong and healthy bone structure is important in many different dental applications. A loss in bone structure from past tooth decay issues, gum disease or tooth extractions can cause your dentures to fit loosely or make it difficult to mount a dental implant. In a situation like this Village Pointe Oral Surgery might recommend that you have a bone graft... read more »