Dr Ritz I have upper dentures and eight of my own teeth' one is a lower left molar the others are regular teeth' I had an xray of lower left molar and was told it was out of the jaw bone. If I get it extracted would I need a bone graf,tissue regeneration,alveoloplasty if I don't intend to get implants or dentures? Thanks Louis

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    Dr.Ritz 09 - September - 2010, at 19:45 PM

  • if you do not want to replace the extracted tooth then there is no need for any thing. More soever it is difficult to commet with out seeing the X-ray or seeing the case clinically. The decision of bone grafting , tissue regeneration or alveoplasty is made depending upon the type of prosthesis you want. For more info on dental implants and bone grafting you can visit the following link...www.identalhub.com/dental-understanding-dental-implant-bone-grafting-682.aspx

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