The Rate of Bone Loss After Extraction Can Be Stopped With an Implant

bone loss after tooth extraction

A serious side effect of losing a tooth by extraction, accident, or disease is the potential for bone loss. This can be minimized, or even avoided outright, with a dental implant from Staten Island Dental Care. The Alveolar Bone The bone surrounding the teeth is called alveolar bone. Its main job is to support the…

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

At Staten Island Dental Care, many patients come in with a toothache. In some cases, the toothache is a secondary symptom of a sinus condition. Let’s discuss the relationship. Your maxillary sinuses are close neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth roots from the bottom…

Schedule Your Coronation

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We treat all of our patients royally here at Staten Island Dental Care, but some of them receive actual crowns. Not what a king or queen wears, of course, but crowns for their teeth! Crowns are sometimes called caps, and they’re placed over a tooth to restore its shape and strength, and to improve its…

Want to Fill Those Gaps in Your Smile?

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Do you have gaps in your smile? You’re not alone! Missing or failing teeth are among the most common problems we treat at Staten Island Dental Care. Missing teeth not only detract from an attractive smile; they also do a number on your self-confidence. Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you laugh, or…