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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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Charlize Theron Back in Action After Dental Surgery
...At first, she thought it was a cavity — but later, she found out it was more serious: One tooth needed a root canal, and the other had to be extracted and replaced with a dental implant — but first, a bone grafting procedure was needed...

Bone Grafting Might be Necessary Before You Obtain an Implant
...But if the bone loss isn’t too severe, we may be able to help increase it through bone grafting...

We can Build up Lost Bone Before Your Implant
...Known as bone preservation procedure or a ridge augmentation, it’s a surgical procedure in which the dentist adds bone grafting material to the extraction socket or the bony ridge...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...If you've already experienced significant bone loss you may first need bone grafting to build up the implant sites for these options, or choose traditional dentures instead...