Bone Grafting - Woodbury, MN

Restoring Lost Bone

What Is Bone Grafting?

If you have missing teeth you wish to replace, or are considering dental implants, a key factor that determines the success of the procedure and your future oral health is the amount of bone you have in your jaw. Proper jawbone volume is necessary for a variety of reasons, both for dental procedures and your oral health. If you have lost bone volume as a result of gum disease, oral trauma or bone deterioration, you may require bone grafting treatment. Bone grafting is an advanced dental procedure that includes the placement of a small amount of bone material where the bone is thinnest. This bone grafting material will fuse with your existing jawbone and form a sturdy, healthy level of bone to promote proper oral health and allow for future implant placement. This service helps us offer Woodbury, MN patients fully comprehensive dental implant care. You won’t have to visit other doctors or offices, saving you time, money and headaches in the future!

Why Bone Grafting Is Important

  • Qualify for dental implants
  • Improve facial balance
  • Prevent teeth from shifting
  • Holds teeth firmly in place
  • Repairs damage from trauma or disease
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Services We Are Known For

Ridge Augmentation

When bone has been lost in the jaw for a significant amount of time, the ridge along the jaw becomes uneven. This can cause surrounding teeth to shift into the empty space and give you an aged, sunken-in appearance. Ridge augmentation can be used to restore this deteriorated area and create a stable, even foundation again. Facial structure will be restored and you can qualify for dental implant tooth replacement.
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Ridge Augmentation

When bone has been lost in the jaw for a significant amount of time, the ridge along the jaw becomes uneven. This can cause surrounding teeth to shift into the empty space and give you an aged, sunken-in appearance. Ridge augmentation can be used to restore this deteriorated area and create a stable, even foundation again. Facial structure will be restored and you can qualify for dental implant tooth replacement.

Sinus Lift

Sinus lift treatments are used to restore bone in the upper molar area, just below the sinus cavity. This area typically has less bone volume due to the sinuses that reside above, so in order to replace teeth in this location, we can carefully access the cavity, raise the sinus membrane and place bone graft material underneath. Once healed, this will provide sufficient bone to have implants placed successfully.
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Sinus Lift

Sinus lift treatments are used to restore bone in the upper molar area, just below the sinus cavity. This area typically has less bone volume due to the sinuses that reside above, so in order to replace teeth in this location, we can carefully access the cavity, raise the sinus membrane and place bone graft material underneath. Once healed, this will provide sufficient bone to have implants placed successfully.

Socket Preservation

After a tooth has been extracted, an empty socket is left where the root once was. Leaving this socket untreated, can cause further bone loss as the surrounding teeth and structure begin to sink into the empty space. If we are not placing a dental implant at the time of tooth extraction, then socket preservation adds bone material to the empty area, restoring the jawline and bone volume. Once healed, you’ll be one step closer to receiving dental implants.
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Socket Preservation

After a tooth has been extracted, an empty socket is left where the root once was. Leaving this socket untreated, can cause further bone loss as the surrounding teeth and structure begin to sink into the empty space. If we are not placing a dental implant at the time of tooth extraction, then socket preservation adds bone material to the empty area, restoring the jawline and bone volume. Once healed, you’ll be one step closer to receiving dental implants.

Ensure Your Qualification for Dental Implants!

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