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Sheepshead Bay Dental Surgery

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Sheepshead Bay Dental Surgery

Sheepshead Bay Dental Surgery

Periondontitis—boy, that’s a mouthful. Hard to say…even harder to deal with. It doesn’t have to be. Sure, it’s a life-long form of gum disease that wreaks having on both gum and bone. Yes, it can also potentially lead to dental loss. Again, it doesn’t have to be like that. If it ever gets to a point where you’re losing bone, feel free to visit Marc B. Hertz for Sheepshead Bay dental surgery. Because no problem is without a solution.

Before we get ahead of ourselves, it’s important to first know (if you don’t already) what Periodontitis is and how it comes about. When plaque isn’t completely removed (usually through diligent flossing), it lingers between teeth and gum. Eventually, plaque becomes tartar—a haven for bacteria. Over time, gums grow red and irritated from the presence of said bacteria. This causes gums to shrink, and dental bone to deteriorate. At this point, teeth lose stability and are more susceptible to falling out. Bone grafting, a service offered by Sheepshead Bay dental surgery, does wonders toward restoring lost bone. If you’re curious about more details, feel free to reach out to Marc B. Hertz. Although periodontitis is the type of gum disease that persists for life, you can keep it under control by committing yourself to a consistent (key word) morning and nightly routine of brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Coupled that with regular visits to the dentist for cleanings, plaque buildup should stay at a minimum.

Well, don’t linger in the depths of uncertainty. You don’t have to make such a big leap yet, if you’re not ready for surgery. How about starting off small? Phone call small should do. Or shoot an e-mail—whichever you’re comfortable with. Reach out to Marc B. Hertz to inquire ask about Sheepshead Bay dental surgery.

Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC
2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 673-9078

Sheepshead Bay Bone Graft

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Sheepshead Bay Bone Graft

Sheepshead Bay Bone Graft

Due to the great popularity of dental implants, bone grafting has become a very common procedure at our oral and maxillofacial surgery practice, Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC. Our top-notch oral surgeon, Dr. Marc B. Hertz, provides bone grafting surgery to allow many people to get dental implants, who otherwise could not. A Sheepshead Bay bone graft will make their jawbone thick enough and healthy enough to properly hold dental implants.

Many people are turned down for dental implants because their jawbone is not thick enough or healthy enough to provide a good environment for a new dental implant. The titanium dental implant root needs to be able to function as an extremely secure base for the new dental implant tooth; it must be able to strongly fuse to the jawbone. However, if the patient’s jawbone is not healthy, this tight fusion will not be able to occur. Many patients who come to see us for a Sheepshead Bay bone graft are doing so, so that they will be able to ultimately receive dental implants. At our practice, we also provide implant placement for our patients. Once the dental implants are properly placed in the patient’s jawbone, they will return to their regular restorative dentist to get the top porcelain crown created and permanently attached. The bone grafting surgery is necessary for some patients in order to supplement the bone mass of their jawbone. This will allow the dental implant roots to anchor firmly into the jawbone. The bone graft will not only replace missing bone, but it will also help your body to regenerate its own jawbone. The new bone growth will form a bridge between your existing bone and the graft material, strengthening the jawbone overall. A stronger and fuller jawbone will also help to restore your appearance, and give your face a more youthful look.

For an appointment to see our dentist for a Sheepshead Bay bone graft, or for getting dental implants, contact our office for an appointment.

Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC
2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 673-9078

Sheepshead Bay Bone Grafting

Oral Surgery Office in Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay bone grafting

Sheepshead Bay bone grafting

Dental implants give you replacement teeth that look and feel like real ones, without the drawbacks so often associated with older traditional full-tooth restorations like bridges and dentures. Most people can take advantage of this advanced technology, but one vital requirement is that you need to have a jaw bone that is thick and strong enough to hold the post that acts as a replacement for your tooth root. If you don’t, however, our highly skilled oral surgeon, Dr. Marc. B. Hertz, will not leave you wanting. Thanks to our Sheepshead Bay bone grafting, you can still enjoy the benefits of a dental implant.

The process of bone grafting is simple, but requires the care of a specialist like our oral surgeon. It involves taking bone tissue from another part of your body, or alternatively from a donor bank, and then transplanting that tissue into your jaw bone to augment it. Over the next few months, new bone tissue will grow around the transplanted tissue, making it sufficiently strong and thick so that you will be able to move forward with your dental. The exact amount of time that it takes will depend on various factors, including your individual circumstances. In some instances, it make require up to nine months, but often the wait is significantly less time than that. Dr. Hertz will be able to estimate for you about how long it should be for you. Once your jaw bone is ready to accept the post, it will be placed and your bone will grow around and fuse with it, eventually leading to a secure and reliable bond.

With our Sheepshead Bay bone grafting, there is virtually no reason for you not to schedule an appointment to get started with dental implants. Wouldn’t you like to have your full smile back again? It all starts with you. Call our office and make your appointment.

2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 673-9078

Brooklyn NY Bone Grafting

Oral Surgery in Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn NY bone grafting

Brooklyn NY bone grafting

The term “bone grafting” can sound a little scary. You may avoid going to your dentist altogether because of this fear. However, at the dental office of Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC, you will receive the best dental care using the most advanced techniques, equipment, and materials. Dr. Hertz is a highly experienced oral surgeon who specializes in Brooklyn NY bone grafting, and will be sure to make your entire experience is as comfortable and anxiety-free as possible. And that all begins by educating on his patients.

In the instance of a missing tooth or many missing teeth, a few things can happen. First of all, it’s important to understand that your jaw bone is what holds your teeth in place. The roots of your teeth are surrounded by bone and attached by some other anatomical structures that we don’t really want to worry about today. Once a tooth is removed, the bone doesn’t have anything to support anymore. Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed. This often leaves a condition in which there is poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. In these situations, most patients are not candidates for placement of dental implants. Today, we have the ability to grow bone where needed. This not only gives us the opportunity to place implants of proper length and width, it also gives us a chance to restore functionality and esthetic appearance. Brooklyn NY bone grafting can repair implant sites with inadequate bone structure due to previous extractions, gum disease or injuries. Major bone grafts are typically performed to repair defects of the jaws. These defects may arise as a result of traumatic injuries, tumor surgery, or congenital defects. Large defects are repaired using the patient’s own bone. This bone is harvested from a number of different sites depending on the size of the defect. The skull (cranium), hip (iliac crest), and lateral knee (tibia), are common donor sites.

Although bone grafting is a surgical procedure which can sometimes be rather extensive, it plays a very important role in making new teeth possible. If you would like to learn more about our dental office or our oral surgeons, we highly recommend that you visit our practice’s main website to browse through some additional, detailed information that you might find useful. If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding Brooklyn NY bone grafting, or any of our other procedures, please do not hesitate to contact the staff here directly.

2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 673-9078

Brooklyn NY bone grafting

Oral Surgery

Brooklyn NY bone grafting

Brooklyn NY bone grafting

Here at the office of expert oral surgeon Dr. Marc B. Hertz, Brooklyn NY bone grafting is one of our major areas of expertise. We often use Brooklyn NY bone grafting as a preliminary procedure for patients who are ultimately looking to a get a dental implant restoration as a means of replacing missing or extracted teeth. Successful dental implant restorations require that there is a sufficient amount of bone mass in the jaw in order to support the implant and keep it securely in place. The first step to determining of Brooklyn NY bone grafting is necessary is to visit Dr. Hertz for a consultation and initial examination to learn more about the restoration process and discuss your dental history and any other factors that might come into play. We will check to see if you have a sufficient amount of bone mass necessary to support a dental implant, and if not we can offer you Brooklyn NY bone grafting services in order to build up the bone in the jaw in order to keep your implants in place, looking great, and functioning properly. We have perfected the process of Brooklyn NY bone grafting so that you can rest assured that the procedure will be completed easily and effectively.

If you would like to learn more about what Brooklyn NY bone grafting entails, or if you would like to learn more about any of the other many services that Dr. Marc B. Hertz has to offer, we highly recommend that you visit our practice’s main website. There you can find a wealth of additional, detailed information about the many services Dr. Hertz and the rest of our staff have to offer you. If you have any specific questions or concerns that we can help you with in any way, we hope you will not hesitate to reach out to the staff here at Dr. Hertz’s office. We are always happy to help you however we can. You can get in touch with us by giving us a call here at the office, or by sending us a message online.

Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC
2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Call: 718-673-9078

East Flatbush Dental Surgeon

Dental Implant Surgery East Flatbush

Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC is your go-to East Flatbush dental surgeon for bone grafting surgery. Bone grafting surgery is a procedure that is sometimes needed before a dental implant surgery can be performed. Dental implants need to be attached to the jaw bone, in some patients there is not enough bone to allow for the implants to be safely and securely anchored. In order to remedy this problem we are able to supplement the bone mass with of the patient’s jaw so that the impact can be firmly anchored into the mouth. This surgery is amazing in that it not only replaces the missing bone in the jaw but helps the body to regenerate it’s own bone. This new bone growth helps to strengthen the grafted area and overtime your own newly formed bone will be able to replace much of the grafted material. Dental implants will be able to be properly put in and give us a chance to more effectively restore the aesthetic and functional roles of your teeth.

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11230 Dental Care

This procedure may sound complicated but it is really quite simple and if you have any questions or concerns regarding the process of bone graft surgery, our expert staff is always available to address your needs. We believe that the best patient is a well informed patient, and so we will gladly take your calls. We also welcome you to come into our office and schedule a consultation with our doctors. If you have missing teeth and are thinking about dental implants Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC is your go-to East Flatbush dental surgeon for the job. We can determine whether you are a good candidate for implants, and if you’re not we can discuss the success of bone graft surgery.

As a practice the specializes only in oral and maxillofacial surgery you can be sure that our highly regarded staff is up to the task of restoring beauty to your smile. You will no longer have to live with the embarrassing and painful effects that come with missing teeth. Dr. Hertz, is a fully trained East Flatbush dental surgeon with more than eleven years of distinguished service to the community. Marc B. Hertz, DDS, PC will make sure that your surgical needs are met with expert care.

Bone Graft Surgery East Flatbush
2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-673-9078

East New York Oral Surgeon

East New York Oral Surgeon

If you are in need of an east New York oral surgeon, look no further than Dr. Marc B. Hertz. If you have had your front two teeth removed, it is likely that you will have dental implants used to replace them. For some patients, there is a thin wall of bone that separates your maxillary sinus and your mouth. If this wall is too thin, it is not conducive to the success of your dental implants. Dental implants need significant bone present in order to be help in place properly and securely. Our East New York oral surgeon will thoroughly examine and evaluate your teeth and the surrounding structures in order to see if this is a problem for you. If this is a problem for you, there is a viable solution available known as a sinus graft or a sinus lift graft. This procedure is very useful in ensuring the success of your dental implants, so you can feel confident in using your new, replacement teeth.

Dental Implant Surgery East New York

Dental Implant Surgery East New York

The procedure begins with Dr. Hertz gaining access to the sinus from the empty spaces where your upper teeth were. Our East New York oral surgeon will then lift up the sinus membrane and insert bone into the floor of the sinus. This donor bone will take some time to integrate with your original bone before the implant process can continue. After a few months of this healing and integration process, your jaw will be ready for the implant process to proceed, and your implants will be secure and strongly placed within your jaw.

Thanks to this intricate sinus graft process, many patients that formerly were unable to have dental implants can now enjoy the benefits of replacing their teeth with a more permanent solution than removable dentures. To learn more about this process and other services provided by East New York oral surgeon Dr. Hertz, we invite you to browse our website and to get in touch with us if you have any specific questions or concerns. You can contact Dr. Hertz and the rest of his helpful staff either by phone or by sending us a message using the Contact Us page on our website.

Bone Grafting East New York
2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-673-9078

Dental Bone Grafting Brooklyn

Dental Bone Grafting Brooklyn

Gum disease is painless, and many people are unaware they have it.  If gum disease goes untreated it can develop into gingivitis, and if gingivitis is untreated it will develop into periodontitis.  Our Brooklyn dental bone grafting is a great solution to gum disease.

Dental Bone Grafting

Dental Bone Grafting

And our dentist, Dr. Marc B. Hertz is the best oral surgeon in the Brooklyn area to treat gum disease.  Bone grafting, also referred to regenerative surgery, recreates bone and tissue lost due to gum disease.  Once gum disease develops, and periodontitis occurs, the bone around your teeth has been lost, however bone grafting will re-grow the lost tissue.

The main goal of our Brooklyn bone grafting is to rebuild the bone and other structures to reattach the tooth to your gum.  Dr. Hertz’s dental practice specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery, in addition to diagnosing and treating gum disease.  The dental bone grafting procedure begins by Dr. Hertz separating the gums from your teeth to access your tooth bone and roots.  After cleaning your tooth roots, the holes in your jaw bone will be filled with the grafting material.

Although your own bone is best for this dental procedure, other common bone grafting material may include cadaver bone, synthetic glasses or cow bone.  The last step of our Brooklyn bone grafting procedure is stitching the gums back into place.  Within 6 to 9 months your body will regenerate new tissue and bone to fill in the treated area and reattach the tooth to your jaw.

Brooklyn Bone Grafting

2026 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-673-9078