Careful management of extraction sockets after tooth extraction prevents unsightly bone loss and provides a better cosmetic outcome for tooth replacement. With the incorporation of new instruments and techniques in our office and the use of bioactive graft materials,atraumatic extractions of unrestorable teeth can be acheived, preventing the tissues from resorbing and compromising the supporting structures. Especially so when a patient wants implants as an alternative. This procedure will ensure the necessary implant anchorage and gum anatomy fora pleasing, predictable result.
Left side shows adequate thickness of bone for implant, after ridge augmentation.
Right side shows inadequate bone without preservation