A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts.
This can cause your jaw bone to atrophy, or resorb.
After tooth extraction, it’s important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding and begin the healing process.
The Planmeca Promax system gives our oral and maxillofacial practice state-of-the-art technology to help Drs. Gill or Clancy diagnose potential issues more accurately and provide treatment with improved confidence.
Your initial appointment will consist of a consultation explaining your diagnosis and treatment options. Occasionally, surgery can be performed the same day as the consultation. However, a complex medical history , treatment plan or a "more involved" procedure may require an evaluation and a second appointment to provide treatment on another day.