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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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...

FAQs About Dental Implants
...In some cases, a bone grafting procedure can help improve a patient’s chances of having a dental implant integrate successfully...

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...

Have Your Loose Tooth Examined as Soon as Possible
...In either case, improved periodontal health will help the gums naturally regain their strong attachment with help, if necessary, from gum tissue or bone grafting surgery...

We may Need to Build up the Bone in Your Jaw before Implants
...But it will require us first performing a procedure known as augmentation or bone grafting to help rejuvenate some of the lost bone...

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...