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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Before we Extract That Problem Tooth, Let's Consider Saving it
...We may also need to provide further assistance to these tissues to regenerate through gum or bone grafting...

Have a Loose Tooth? You'll Need This Two-Phase Treatment to Save It
...Depending on the extent of the infection, in some cases we may need to use regenerative surgical techniques like gum and bone grafting to replace lost tissue...

An Implant Restoration Could Prevent Bone Loss
...Otherwise, although we may be able to restore some of the lost bone with bone grafting, you may need to consider another restorative option...

Charlize Theron Back in Action After Dental Surgery
...At first, she thought it was a cavity — but later, she found out it was more serious: One tooth needed a root canal, and the other had to be extracted and replaced with a dental implant — but first, a bone grafting procedure was needed...

Crazy Little Thing Called... Hyperdontia?
... After extraction, some bone grafting material may be placed in the tooth socket and gauze may be applied to control bleeding; sutures (stitches) are sometimes used as well...

A Team Approach to Implants Helps Ensure a Satisfying New Smile
...These specialists may also contribute to other aspects of the implant process such as tooth extraction or bone grafting...