After some patients have suffered longstanding periodontitis or other trauma, it is common that there be some loss of bone around the jaw and teeth. By helping the jaw bone to regrow, your teeth will be better seated in your jaw, eliminating issues with loose teeth. Bone regeneration is achieved by placing a membrane with certain proteins ion the affected area, causing the bone to grow faster in the targeted area.
Stronger hold on teeth
Promotes growth of healthy tissue
Allows use of implants
While this procedure may seem invasive, it is done as an outpatient procedure in one or two visits to the dentist. Your dentist will also use local anesthesia to reduce any discomfort you may feel. Keeping healthy hygiene habits after the treatment is done is extremely important to keeping the affected are healthy. If you have any questions about this procedure don’t hesitate to call.schedule an appointment today at 561.276.6684