Category Archives: PROCEDURES

SINUS LIFT

WHAT IS A SINUS LIFT? The “sinus lift” is a bone-grafting procedure that’s required when the quantity of bone found in a patient’s upper jaw (in the region originally occupied by their bicuspid or molar teeth) is inadequate to accommodate the length of a dental implant. It’s typically performed in advance of implant placement surgery, […]

GUM GRAFTING

Gum (Gingival) Grafting If gum recession is affecting your health or your appearance, a procedure called gingival (gum) grafting may be recommended. Although it might sound scary, a variety of gum grafting procedures are routinely performed by periodontists (specialists in the area of gingival tissue), and by some general dentists with specialized training in this […]

TOOTH EXTRACTION

Tooth Extraction Natural teeth are ideal for biting, chewing and maintaining mouth and jawbone structure, which is why a dentist’s first priority is to help restore, save and repair your natural teeth. However, sometimes a tooth extraction is unavoidable. There are several reasons why your tooth or teeth may need to be removed. The most […]