Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Attention to Detail Crucial to a Beautiful Smile Supported by Dental Implants
...Unfortunately, bone loss is quite common after tooth loss; to minimize this we place bone grafts in the empty socket if at all possible after extraction to encourage bone growth...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery
... Grafts may take longer to heal, particularly if tissue is taken from the roof of your mouth...

Bone Grafting
... Uses for Bone Grafts Bone grafts are used in dentistry to accomplish the following treatment goals: Saving Teeth — When severe periodontal disease causes bone loss, teeth can become loose and at risk of being lost...

Cleft Lip & Palate Repair
...Bone grafts to repair the hard palate may be recommended at age 8-11 years, when the cuspid teeth are developing...

Sinus Surgery
...For the most part, bone grafts act as scaffolds that the body will eventually replace with its own bone...

Bone Grafting
... Types of Bone Grafts There are a variety of sources of bone grafting material used for preserving or augmenting bone for dental implants...

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Southard Family Dentistry

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2600 Browns Lane Jonesboro, AR 72401