If you have missing teeth
for a while, loss of bone in your jaw is common. It’s the body’s normal
response to tooth loss, infection, gum disease of other trauma.
For dental implants to work, there must be
enough bone in the jaw, which is strong enough to hold and support the implant.
If this is not the case, you may need some treatment before your implant
treatment can begin, such as bone augmentation or bone grafting.
At your initial
consultation, we will determine how much bone is available and the shape of the
bone. This assessment is done through visual examination, palpation of the bone
ridge and with advanced x-ray techniques.
Your dentist will discuss
your outcome at this consultation and provide you with treatment options.
Our team are well experienced in targeting those hard to reach areas