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Tooth extraction is one of the most common treatments. Healing process usually passes without a problem, but part of the dentine is lost forever. The result is that the dentine becomes less and less broad than it was before tooth extraction. Subsequently, the gum volume and shape. These changes can occur anywhere in the mouth, but the biggest bone and gum change do you get when you pull out the canine.

It is important to keep intact dentin

Often after a tooth extraction, losing both the dentine and gingiva its function and its natural appearance. Your dentist can replace the lost tooth with an implant, bridge or an implant. Sometimes the bone loss so severe that further surgery is necessary before the missing tooth can be replaced.

Controlled tissue reconstruction

A treatment in which a membrane is placed over the damaged dentin. This membrane stimulates new bone to grow.

Bone graft

A bone graft is a surgical treatment that replaces missing bone with bone taken from the patient's own body. The transplant replaces not only the bone but also helps to build up the old.

Different types of bone

There are many different types of bone graft. Some transplants are coming from different parts of the patient's body for example. hip and chin. Other grafts come from donations, synthetic materials, and animals. Similarly, there are various membranes. Some membranes are made of synthetic material and must be removed later.

Different types of bone graft:

  • Ridge-augmentation
  • Sinus Lift - It lifts the sinus membrane, which makes it possible to insert implants in the back of the upper jaw.
  • Reconstruction of alveolarutskott - The lower alveolarutskottet is a nerve that gives sensation to the lower lip and chin. Sometimes the nerve is moved to make room for the implants in the lower jaw