Increase Bone Density with Bone Grafting
Sometimes recommended as part of the treatment for dental implant placement, bone grafting is the transfer of bone tissue from one part of the body to another. Healthy bone is collected, from the chin for example, and then inserted at the treatment site. Held in place with titanium, the new bone integrates with the existing bone to improve bone density and health. Grafting materials may also be obtained from bone banks.
Ridge Augmentation to Restore Contours
After tooth loss, bone deteriorates at the site of extraction. The empty tooth socket shrinks, changing the landscape of your gums. Ridge augmentation utilizes bone grafting to restore the foundation underneath your gum tissue, rebuilding the natural contour of your gums.
Protecting Bone Health with Ridge Preservation
Ridge preservation prevents the need for further bone grafting in Mt. Kisco, NY by placing grafting materials at the time of extraction. As deterioration of the empty tooth socket is expected, Drs. Kantor and DiGiacinto can protect your bone health and gum contour by proactively inserting grafting materials to minimize the effects of bone loss. This is especially recommended when treatment includes dental implant placement.
A Sinus Lift Prepares You for Tooth Restoration
Another procedure that is often performed before dental implant placement, sinus lifts correct the damage caused by the deterioration of bone in the area of the upper back teeth. Drs. Kantor and DiGiacinto can correct this by lifting the sinus and reinforcing the foundation of bone with augmentation.
Enjoy the confidence of a beautiful, healthy smile. Schedule your consultation with Mount Kisco Periodontics and learn how we can provide you with the ultimate standard in periodontal care and implant dentistry, as well as innovative therapies to increase your comfort and improve your long-term oral health.