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Connective Tissue Grafting for Dental Implants in Waverly

July 30, 2018

Filed under: Dental Implants,Periodontal Healthy — Tags: — drsmiley @ 6:34 pm

man framing his smileSeveral advancements over the years have made it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than before; however, 120 million Americans are still living with at least one missing tooth. Among the leading cause of tooth loss is due to a preventable infection, known as periodontal disease. It is estimated that 50% of adults have a form of it. Although it is easily treatable, it often progresses to advanced stages without an aggressive treatment plan, leading to the destruction of the teeth and the gingival tissue. After tooth loss occurs, many are now turning to dental implants in Waverly to regain a complete smile. To repair the damage to the gum tissue, connective tissue grafting may also be needed to rehabilitate your oral health.