At The Dental Office in Sault Ste. Marie, we provide oral surgery procedures to help treat injuries, diseases and defects related to the head, neck, face, jaws and oral cavity.
Teeth that are badly damaged or that are negatively affecting the health of the rest of the mouth may need to be extracted. Request an Appointment What is a Tooth Extraction? A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the dental alveolus in the alveolar bone. Extractions are usually only performed if les...Read more »
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root used in the process of replacing a missing tooth. Request an Appointment What is a Dental Implant? When a tooth needs to be replaced, your dentist surgically places an implant or artificial root into your jaw bone to support the replacement of the tooth – usually a den...Read more »
Bone grafts and sinus lifts are performed to strengthen the jaw bone, usually in preparation for dental implants. Request an Appointment What is a Bone Graft? A bone graft is a minor surgical procedure during which your dentist adds bone tissue to your jaw bone to strengthen it. It is usually done to repair bone ...Read more »
Gum grafts can help improve the appearance of patients' smiles, and can also reduce tooth sensitivity that can result from a receding gumline. Request an Appointment What is a Gum Graft? The term 'gum graft' (also called periodontal plastic surgery or gingival graft) refers to a number of periodontal surgical pro...Read more »