Socket Preservation Procedure in Coon Rapids & Minneapolis, MN
After a tooth extraction, the brain no longer receives the stimulus from the missing tooth, and this can lead to a lack of healing or preservation around the gums and socket where the tooth preservation once was. This can cause further problems down the line, when implants may be required. It can also cause deformities in the patients’ smile.
What is Socket Preservation?
After a tooth extraction, there may be unnecessary bone loss and empty space in the jaw that can affect a patient’s smile. Dr. El Deeb can employ multiple procedures to fill the empty space and minimize the shrinkage of the gums. Socket preservation is a necessary element of tooth extraction to help the body receive the stimulus necessary to repair the gums and socket.