Category: Jawbone Grafting

Why Jawbone Grafting May Not Be Necessary

While everyone’s dental health and treatment is unique, some principles remain the same for everyone. For example, no matter your dental health concern, the optimal treatment is typically the one that offers the most minimally invasive solution to improving your oral health. When it comes to recovering from tooth loss, that need is especially great…. Read more »

Things to Remember About Jawbone Grafting

Losing one or more teeth impacts your oral and overall health in several significant ways, and not all of them are immediately noticeable. However, given enough time, they can all have an increasingly more profound impact on your oral health and quality of life. One of these impacts involves the way in which your jawbone… Read more »

The Difference Between Lower and Upper Ridge Augmentation

Generally speaking, dental ridge augmentation is the process of surgically strengthening or correcting your upper or lower jawbone, which form the foundations of your upper and lower dental ridges. However, given the difference in your upper dental ridge and your lower jaw, or mandible, the procedures differ in certain aspects. In many cases, the point… Read more »

Why Jawbone Grafting Isn’t for Everyone

Everybody’s dental health needs are different, so dental treatments are customizable by necessity. Even similar cases, such as tooth loss, can require different approaches for different patients, even when some specifics are similar (like the number of lost teeth). One variable includes the health and integrity of your jawbone structure, which can be impacted by… Read more »

The Connection Between Jawbone Grafting and Dental Implants

The process of replacing lost teeth and their roots with dental implants can often be pretty straight-forward. However, for some patients, the collateral effects of tooth loss can cause several other concerns that can grow worse over time, and sometimes, it can impact the details of the dental implant process. One of the most consequential… Read more »

What You Should Know About Jawbone Grafting

In the world of dental health care, dental implants are popular as the most comprehensive way of replacing lost teeth. They provide root-like posts that support your lifelike restoration in a way that closely mimics your healthy teeth roots, and can even help reduce your risks of experiencing further tooth loss. However, not as many… Read more »

Options for Dental Implants When Your Jawbone Is Weak

Depending on the specific reason why you’ve experienced tooth loss, part of your condition may include some loss of your jawbone’s mass and density. For example, severe gum disease, which is the leading cause of adult tooth loss, involves the erosion of your jawbone structure as well as your gum tissues. Even if you don’t… Read more »

When Jawbone Grafting Is Necessary (and When It Isn’t)

At our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we offer a full complement of dental implant services, from designing your treatment to placing and restoring your dental implant posts. For patients who require it, we can also perform jawbone grafting for your upper ridge (sinus lift) or lower jawbone (ridge augmentation). The procedure may help… Read more »

How to Avoid the Need for Jawbone Grafting

Your jawbone is the foundation of your smile in many different ways. Most notably, it’s what anchors your teeth roots so that your teeth can bite and chew your food without moving out of place. Your jawbone also supplies your teeth with nutrients through the roots that are embedded within it. When your smile is… Read more »

A Few Interesting Points About Jawbone Grafting

Most patients who’ve lost one or more teeth qualify for dental implant placement and restoration. The lifelike implant posts, which are designed to mimic natural teeth roots, are placed within the jawbone to reestablish the functions of your lost roots. However, because of the long-term effects of tooth loss, some patients lose some of the… Read more »