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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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... About Dental Implants Bone Grafting for Dental Implants Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants Bone Grafting Bone grafting, a minor in-office surgical procedure, is commonly used in dentistry to correct deficiencies in bone quality and to build support for teeth or dental implants...

Attention to Detail Crucial to a Beautiful Smile Supported by Dental Implants
...It’s also possible in some cases to perform bone grafting surgery before implants to build up bone volume...

Paying Attention to Certain Factors Helps Ensure Successful Implant Outcomes
...To avoid this, we often use bone grafting techniques immediately after extraction to lessen bone loss; if it’s already occurred we may be able to use similar reconstructive techniques to rebuild and encourage renewed bone growth...

Using Sinus Surgery to Stimulate Bone Growth for Implants
...This is why we typically place bone grafting material in an empty socket at the same time as we extract the tooth...

Not Enough Bone Support for an Implant? Here's a Way to Rebuild It
...But there may be a solution: bone grafting...

A Solution for Restoring Adequate Bone for Dental Implants
... We may be able to overcome this bone loss with bone grafting and regeneration...

Surgically Accessing Sinuses can Help Grow New Bone for Implants
...Fortunately, some of the bone can be regenerated through techniques that place bone grafting material at the site to stimulate and serve as a scaffold for new bone...

Periodontal Flap Surgery
...A variety of techniques may be used to accomplish this, including high-tech methods of bone grafting and chemicals referred to as growth factors...

Bone Grafting
...Fortunately, with modern bone grafting-techniques, the bone that has been lost can be built up again...

Sinus Surgery
...This membrane will be raised and the space beneath it will be filled with bone grafting material...

Bone Grafting
...Very often you can still get the replacement tooth you want, thanks to routine bone grafting procedures...