Keyword: Alveolar Ridge

Ridge Augmentation

What is Ridge Augmentation? When a tooth is removed, depending on the history and the cause of tooth loss, there can be resorption of the ridge. Generally, the longer it has been since the tooth removal, the higher the chances of bone atrophy. Regeneration of the bone ridge becomes necessary for optimal placement of dental Ridge Augmentation

What is Site Preservation?

What is Tooth Extraction Site Preservation and why is it so important? When a tooth is removed, the jawbone that supports that tooth (called the alveolar “ridge” bone) begins to slowly degenerate, as does the overlying, all-important, keratinized, attached gum tissue. To prevent this from happening after a tooth extraction, Dr. Jeffrey “Dr. Jeff” Etess, What is Site Preservation?