At Dental Care and Wellness of Sonoma County, Dr. Jurina Smida
and her staff in Petaluma provide biological, holistic
care. When patients need teeth extracted and are also having bone grafting performed, it is always best to use the patient’s natural tissue versus cadaver bone. Using the dentin grinder, treatment is done in the most holistic manner.
What is a dentin grinder?
A dentin grinder is a special device that is used chairside to grind a natural tooth that has been extracted to produce autologous dentin graft in as little as 15 minutes. Instead of having to use donated cadaver bone, our team can use the patient’s own tooth that was extracted to perform bone grafting procedures. This is the most natural, holistic way of obtaining bone grafting material that can be used right away for treatment.
Why might a patient need bone grafting?
Bone grafting is often done when jawbone loss has occurred.
It is performed before the placement of a dental implant to provide the implant a source of strength and stability. Dr. Jurina Smida may suggest alternative tooth replacement options such as bridges or dentures, but when implants are considered the best option, preparations may be required. Bone grafting builds up the natural bone to give the implant an adequate foundation for placement.
Learn more about the benefits of dentin grinder treatment today!
If you are interested in the highest standards of care, now is the time to make an appointment with Dr. Jurina Smida and her team. The staff of Dental Care and Wellness of Sonoma County works with patients to provide the best in biological and holistic dental care solutions. Contact her front office team at (707) 781-8550 or visit our conveniently located practice at 26 4th Street in Petaluma, California to schedule