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Socket Preservation Grafting For Dental Implants

Socket Preservation Grafting For Dental Implants

Socket preservation graft is a procedure performed by an oral surgeon in an effort to restore missing bone. When a tooth is extracted, the result is usually an empty socket. An empty socket does nothing other than put the entire oral cavity at risk. To remedy this, an oral surgeon will perform a grafting procedure…

Do You Need A Socket Preservation Graft After Tooth Extraction?

Do You Need A Socket Preservation Graft After Tooth Extraction?

If you are about to undergo a tooth extraction, the oral surgeon may suggest a procedure known as socket preservation grafting. When a tooth is lost or extracted, the hole (tooth socket) that once held the tooth roots to the bone remains. This article discusses the reasons that preserving the socket is important.The following are…