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Mary Ali, DDS, Inc. | Extraction Site Preservation in Lodi

LODI FAMILY DENTIST

 Mary Ali, DDS, Inc.

 

Lodi Family Dentistry ,
525 S. Fairmont Ave., Suite H
Lodi, CA 95240

Gentle Dental care for the whole family.

209-369-2696

Extraction Site Preservation
 

When removing a tooth it is important to consider what will be done with the empty space after that tooth is removed. Wisdom teeth are in the back of the mouth, so that site will heal on its own with no complications. If it is necessary to remove another tooth, plans must be made. If a tooth is removed and nothing is done with the extraction site, the jaw bone will degenerate and change shape during healing and can cause your teeth to shift. This can create problems in your bite and affect your ability to speak and chew.

If you want to fill the space with a dental implant, a sturdy jaw bone is necessary to install the implant. If you opt for a dental bridge, the bridge must be molded and placed before the teeth shift.

Your dentist is always open to a conversation on what you would like to do with your extraction site before removing a tooth. They will be able to make a recommendation and layout a treatment plan. Make sure to schedule follow up appointments to properly care for your extraction site.

 
 
 
Lodi Dentist | Extraction Site Preservation. Mary Ali is a Lodi Dentist.

Lodi Best Dentist, Doctor MARY ALI DDS, offer in Lodi ,CA services for the family family, restorative, cosmetic and childrens dentistry and offers services that include: Teeth cleaning and whitening , dentures, complete dentures and partial dentuures , root canals, tooth colored white fillings, digital x-rays & veneers. Offering care credit and  monthly financing options and accepting most dental ppo insurance. serving the Lodi, centeral valley including Galt,Acampo, Lockeford, Stockton, Valley Springs, Morada, Woodbridge and Jackson, CA.