Bone Preservation for Dental Implant Placement

When we lose a tooth the extracted root creates an opening. The surrounding bone is no longer stimulated by the tooth root, and it immediately begins to collapse and shrink. If there is too much bone loss, it will be impossible to place a dental implant for cosmetic and functional reasons.

Dental Implant Bone Preservation

Moreover, consequences will be similarly experienced with alternative treatment options. A tooth-supported bridge will replace the crown of the tooth, but bone loss will continue. Therefore, our NYC / NY dental implants providers recommend taking preventative measures to preserve the natural ridge contours and maintain the surrounding bone for future tooth replacement.

Root Substitution Procedure

The Ridge Preservation treatment begins with inserting a specialized bone substitute product into the opening and adequately filling the area. A covering, that is designed to improve healing, is then shaped and applied over the site. To conclude the procedure the area is sutured and the natural healing process begins.

Tooth Root Replacement Process

Over time the bone substitute product will be absorbed and replaced with your body’s
own bone.

Placement of Dental Implant in Preserved Bone

Once the site has completely matured the dental implant can be placed.

Call or Email to Schedule Your Dental Implants Appointment

If you would like to replace the empty spaces in your mouth with beautiful teeth, schedule your dental implants consultation today by calling our offices or clicking here. All of our implant providers are also highly skilled periodontists patients consult regarding various gum diseases. During your appointment, our dentists will carefully evaluate all of your dental structures, including the jaw bone and gums.

Dr Richard Nejat
Dr. Richard Nejat, DDS
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Dr. Richard Nejat is a board-certified periodontist offering leading-edge dental implant placement and gum surgery techniques. Dr. Nejat has completed many years of advanced training at highly recognized medical institutions and is a member of numerous leading professional organizations. Recognized as a foremost New York dental implants provider, Dr. Richard Nejat is frequently invited to lecture at professional seminars and symposiums. Dr. Nejat has been practicing since 1997.

Dr. Nejat is a member of the American Board of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New Jersey Society of Periodontists, New York Dental Society, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists.