Working towards optimal oral health sometimes involves surgical procedures, and Dr. Austin Burnett, is here to ensure that every step of your journey is comfortable, safe and leads to successful outcomes. Alveoloplasty is one of the specialized procedures we offer to help create a smoother and more even jawbone surface, promoting better oral health and preparing your mouth for future dental work if necessary.

What is Alveoloplasty?

Alveoloplasty, also known as alveoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to reshape and smooth out the jawbone, specifically in areas where teeth have been extracted. This procedure is often recommended when a patient has had multiple teeth removed, and the remaining jawbone is jagged or uneven. By smoothing out these areas, we can create a more stable foundation for dental implants or dentures, ensuring a comfortable and secure fit.

The Alveoloplasty Process

Undergoing alveoloplasty at our practice involves a few key steps:

  • Consultation and Planning: Dr. Burnett will conduct a thorough examination of your mouth and discuss your oral health history to determine if alveoloplasty is the right procedure for you. This may involve taking X-rays or other imaging to get a clear view of your jawbone structure.
  • The Procedure: Alveoloplasty is typically performed under local anesthesia to ensure your comfort. Our oral surgeon will make an incision in the gum tissue to access the jawbone, then carefully reshape and smooth the bone using specialized tools.
  • Recovery: After the procedure, you will be given detailed aftercare instructions to promote healing and minimize discomfort. Most patients experience minimal downtime and can return to their normal activities shortly after the procedure.

Benefits of Alveoloplasty

  • Improved Comfort: Smoothing out the jawbone helps to eliminate sharp edges that can cause discomfort, especially if you wear dentures.
  • Better Fit for Dental Appliances: Alveoloplasty creates a stable foundation for dentures or dental implants, ensuring a secure and comfortable fit.
  • Enhanced Oral Health: By removing potential areas where bacteria can accumulate, alveoloplasty contributes to overall better oral hygiene.
  • Quick and Effective: The procedure is typically quick, and patients notice the benefits almost immediately, especially if they wear dentures.

Schedule a Consultation Today!

If you think alveoloplasty in Irvine, California, might be the solution you have been looking for, or if you are experiencing discomfort from an uneven jawbone, we invite you to contact our office at 949-857-9220 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Burnett.

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