Archives: Procedures

Maxillary Sinus Lift/Elevation

Your sinuses are hollow channels behind the cheek and above the upper teeth. Some of the roots of the teeth extend up into these spaces. When those teeth are removed, sometimes there is only a thin wall of bone left separating the sinus and the mouth.  This bone may not be a substantial enough base Maxillary Sinus Lift/Elevation

Bone Grafting

Bone grafting is a procedure that is used to build bone so that dental implants can be placed. Bone grafting techniques are designed to rebuild bone structure with the minimum amount of surgery necessary and optimal patient comfort. Major Bone Grafting Major bone grafting is usually performed when patients need to repair large defects of Bone Grafting

Oral Pathology

The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin (mucosa) that is smooth & coral pink in color. Any alteration in this appearance could be a warning sign for a pathological process. The most serious of these is oral cancer. The following can be signs at the beginning of a pathological Oral Pathology

3D Imaging & CBCT

Our NewTom CBCT gives Integrative Dental Specialists of Long Island state of the art diagnostic capabilities to diagnose potential issues more accurately and provide treatment with unprecedented confidence. Unlike a traditional medical spiral CAT scanner, our 3D system utilizes cone beam computer tomography technology and provides precise, crystal clear digital images while providing one of 3D Imaging & CBCT

Exposure & Bracketing of Impacted Tooth

An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt into function. Patients frequently develop problems with impacted third molar (wisdom) teeth. These teeth get “stuck” in the back of the jaw and can develop painful infections among a host of other problems. Since there is rarely a functional need for wisdom teeth, Exposure & Bracketing of Impacted Tooth

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they align properly and gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed. Unfortunately, this does not generally happen. The extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary when they are prevented from properly erupting within the mouth. They may grow sideways, Wisdom Teeth

Dental Extractions

A dental extraction is also referred to as tooth extraction, exodontia, exodontics, or informally, tooth pulling. It is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone of the mandible and maxilla. Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, but most commonly to remove teeth which have become unrestorable through tooth decay, periodontal disease or dental trauma, especially when they are associated with toothache. Sometimes wisdom teeth are impacted (stuck and Dental Extractions