Types of Bone Preservation
Also known as osseous surgery, periodontal pocket reduction is an in-office procedure used to counter the effects of periodontitis. The procedure entails cleaning out pockets of bacteria that have become trapped below the gum line and possibly a bone graft to the jawbone to reduce size of pocket in the damaged tissue. Sharma Oral Surgery can use this as an additional procedure when significant periodontal disease is found and requires it.
Also called a sinus lift, this procedure adds material to the upper jaw in the area of the sinus to create space for implants in the upper jaw.
This procedure adds material to the jawbone to improve the shape and contour of the socket after a tooth extraction. Simply, it is a type of bone graft that is used to create a suitable area for implants that replace the former tooth.
A procedure that aids greatly in preparing deteriorated gums prior to adding dental implants. Usually, material from the palate is used to repair damaged areas of the gums.