Doctor insights on:
Tooth Bone Loss
Vertical tooth bone loss can be grafted but horizontal bone loss cannot be grafted. Can you explain this out to me?
Blood supply : If you have a vertical defect it is easier to get bone regeneration than horizontal because there is more blood supply available to nourish the bone graft there usually more walls in a vertical defect to provide blood you can get horizontal bone regeneration but it isn't as predictable as vertical good question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
See specialists: Your best course of action is to see a prosthodontist for evaluation of the bite forces and a periodontist to evaluate the tissue / bone remaining. Between these 2 specialists, you will receive expert assessment and guidance. Often, there is insufficient bone remaining for a good long-term prognosis, and an implant is the best option -- provided there is sufficient bone. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gum disease?: Menopause should not cause you to have a loose tooth, even if you've been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Loose teeth can have a number of different causes: periodontal disease is the most likely reason, an infected or abscessed tooth, or occlusal trauma. See a dentist to get a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a dentist tell if 1 of your tooth lost its position & is pushed farther back? Could this happen with very very small bone loss?
Dental visit 2 months ago, was told Had 3mm pockets&bone loss was certainly not much to worry about but i feel one of my tooth is pushed farther back?
Dental Concerns: Good day; Perform meticulous home care and return to dentist in 4-6 months for evaluation of occlusal concerns. ...Read more
Yes..: Following a tooth extraction there is almost always some bone loss. If the bone was in good shape prior to the extraction then you won't see much, but if the tooth was troubled with infections or something then more bone loss can be expected. Keep in mind..The bone can be replaced quite often at the same appointment of the extraction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Tooth bone loss and coq10
- Tooth extraction with bone graft
- Tooth extraction and bone graft
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Bone after tooth extraction
- Nutrition for the elderly with tooth loss
- Diseases that cause tooth loss
- Front tooth enamel loss
- Talk to a obstetrician and gynecologist online