Keyword: Surgical Tooth Extractions

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?