Bone Loss


Bone density problems can occur in both the Maxilla (upper jaw) and Mandible (lower jaw) for a number of reasons. A condition that becomes more prevalent as we age.

Healthy jawbone structures are required for the retention of teeth and for maintaining good oral health. Periodontal disease is only one of several conditions that will, if left untreated, will slowly attack and destroy otherwise healthy bone tissues. Most of the intricacies and important things to know about bone density don't gain most people's attention however, until they actually have it. Bone density problems involving internal resorption and rapid bone deterioration begins almost immediately....

Depending upon what treatments a patient has received. It is this patient group that unfortunately becomes knowlegeable, after the fact, about the relationship between sensible, informed dental treatment and jawbone preservation.