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Strengthen Your Jaw With A Bone Graft In Spokane Valley, WA

To get the most out of your replacement teeth, you need a healthy jawbone that will provide the strongest foundation. Without it, your options are limited. Fortunately, Dr. Ellsworth offers bone grafts at Family Dental of Spokane Valley to help you become a good candidate for dental implants.

With bone grafting, you can:

  • Make your jawbone strong enough to support dental implants
  • Get a powerful bite so you can eat all your favorite foods
  • Enjoy better, more lasting oral health
  • Chew comfortably and easily for better digestion
  • Feel more confident about your smile

Find out if a bone graft will help you get a strong bite and beautiful, healthy smile. Call us at 509-850-3217 for an appointment with our Spokane Valley, WA dentist.

Choose The Bone Grafting Procedure That’s Best For You

Losing a tooth can impact your smile in different ways depending on how much time passes before you have that tooth replaced. That’s why we offer two different types of bone grafts to optimize a successful outcome.

  • A Bone Graft After Tooth Removal – You can avoid future problems with bone grafting immediately following a tooth extraction. During this procedure, Dr. Ellsworth packs material directly into the tooth’s socket to strengthen your jawbone and encourage new growth. After carefully covering the area with a protective membrane and closing the socket, your jawbone will strengthen over the next few weeks. Afterward, you’ll have a strong foundation to support a dental implant.
  • A Bone Graft After Bone Loss – If enough time passes before you replace a lost tooth, you also may have lost too much mass in your jawbone. When that happens, Dr. Ellsworth can open the area and insert material to accelerate new bone growth. He will then cover the area with a protective membrane and, after a few months of healing, place your dental implant.

Bone loss in your jaw can limit your tooth replacement options. With bone grafts, you can open up a world of possibilities for your smile! Call 509-850-3217 for an appointment to explore your options.

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