All About Bone Loss & Implants

Dr. Lee H. Akin DDS PLLC is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in New York State. Dr. Akin manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and face. In these articles, he discusses wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, dental implants, bone grafts, and other common procedures.

How Serious Is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth?

An impacted wisdom tooth can be quite serious, depending on how impacted the tooth is and where it is located in the mouth. In most cases, an impacted wisdom tooth will need to be removed.

Does Bone Loss Make It More Difficult to Get Dental Implants?

Bone loss can make it more difficult to get dental implants, however innovative dental professionals are not offering a number of solutions to patients who do not have enough natural bone left in their mouths to support traditional implants.

What Types of Conditions Can an Oral Surgeon Treat?

Oral surgeons can treat many different types of oral and facial conditions, including facial trauma, broken teeth, and teeth extractions. Oral surgeons have received subspecialty training, making them a safer option when undergoing dental procedures.

 

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