Tag: bone grafts

What is Oral Surgery?

In the United States, oral surgery is most commonly associated with invasive dental procedures, such as tooth extractions. As a result, some people assume that dental implant surgery is only performed by oral surgeons. However, a wide variety of dental professionals, including general dentists, periodontists, and prosthodontists, commonly place dental implants and perform necessary invasive… Read more »

Do You Need a Bone Graft before Dental Implants?

Dental implants¬†have helped many patients restore lost teeth through the natural support of their jaw and gums. With an implant procedure, patients can eat, speak, and smile again in comfort and confidence, while knowing their dental health has been preserved. Unfortunately, not everyone may be an immediate candidate for implants. A strong, healthy jaw must… Read more »