After teeth are lost, the jawbone underneath has uneven points after the gum heals. This makes dentures hard to fit properly. During an alveoloplasty, our doctors file the bone to create a smoother surface for dentures.
In some cases, patients may have an insufficient amount of jawbone, which makes placing implants difficult. Our doctors correct the problem with a ridge extension, during which we use bone or a bone substitute to build up your ridge.