Dental implants are a permanent replacement option for missing teeth that look and feel like natural teeth. They are also, however, the most invasive replacement option, and sometimes require supplementary procedures, including bone grafts.
When the inflammation or infection persists after the root canal treatment, an apicoectomy may be required. An apicoectomy is the removal of the apex (or root tip), followed by a filling procedure to seal the root from further infection. Reasons for an apicoectomy When left untreated, infected roots can damage other teeth, spread infection, and cause regression of the jawbone. Infected and inflamed soft tissue around the roo...Read more »
At Elgin Corners Dental in Surrey, we offer dental implants. Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures. Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone by a dentist or Periodontist. The teeth attached to implants are very natural looking and often enhance or resto...Read more »
At Elgin Corners Dental in Surrey, we offer patients wisdom teeth extractions. In most cases, inadequate space in the mouth does not allow the wisdom teeth to erupt properly and become fully functional. If left untreated, impacted wisdom teeth can contribute to infection, damage to other teeth, and possibly cysts or tumors. Wisdom teeth extractions are most often performed because of an active problem such as pain, swelling,...Read more »