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Haha Dental | Extraction Site Preservation in Fullerton

We care about you  

      We strive for excellence

                 We provide quality service


 Johnathon M. Lee, D.D.S.
   
   
HaHa Dental

Hacienda Heights Office :

626-369-9494 or (fax) 626-369-3000

             3150 colima road #A Hacienda Heights

Fullerton Office :  

714-871-8333 or (fax) 626-369-3000
     1424 South Euclid Street | Fullerton, CA 92832

Night Clinic Available

Extraction Site Preservation
 

When removing a tooth it is important to consider what will be done with the empty space after that tooth is removed. Wisdom teeth are in the back of the mouth, so that site will heal on its own with no complications. If it is necessary to remove another tooth, plans must be made. If a tooth is removed and nothing is done with the extraction site, the jaw bone will degenerate and change shape during healing and can cause your teeth to shift. This can create problems in your bite and affect your ability to speak and chew.

If you want to fill the space with a dental implant, a sturdy jaw bone is necessary to install the implant. If you opt for a dental bridge, the bridge must be molded and placed before the teeth shift.

Your dentist is always open to a conversation on what you would like to do with your extraction site before removing a tooth. They will be able to make a recommendation and layout a treatment plan. Make sure to schedule follow up appointments to properly care for your extraction site.

 
 
Fullerton Dentist | Extraction Site Preservation. Johnathon Lee is a Fullerton Dentist.