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Excellent Dentistry | Extraction Site Preservation in Mundelein

Excellent Dentistry
1464 Townline Rd. Mundelein, IL 60060

Business Hours
Monday:10:00am - 6:30pm
Tuesday:10:00am - 6:30pm
Wednesday:10:00am - 6:30pm
Thursday:10:00am - 6:30pm
Friday:10:00am - 6:30pm
Saturday:9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday:OUT OF OFFICE

Dr. Yuliya Beckerman, D.D.S. and Associates


Phone: 847-566-7850
Fax: 847-566-7851

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.

 
 
 
Mundelein Dentist | Extraction Site Preservation. Yuliya Beckerman is a Mundelein Dentist.