Bone Grafting Restores and Reinforces Your Jaw
Your jawbone is literally the foundation for your teeth. If you lose a tooth to decay or other factors, the jawbone underneath the gap begins to weaken and becomes susceptible to decay. Eventually, your jawbone can start to disintegrate. Vice versa, if you lose jawbone density due to gum disease or systemic health conditions, you may lose your teeth as well. In these instances, you have two issues to contend with: replacing your missing teeth and rebuilding the missing bone. The first can’t happen without the second. Dental implants require a strong, healthy jawbone for support. Fortunately, we can rebuild your jawbone right here in our Montclair, NJ office through a procedure called bone grafting.