Many practices must refer patients to other practices when they require oral surgery. Our Charlotte, NC, dental office provides several oral surgery procedures in-house. In addition to tooth extraction, Dr. John M. Pinnix IV and Dr. George A. Betancourt can place dental implants and perform any necessary bone grafting or sinus lift procedures. We are proud to provide our patients with the convenience and peace of mind that comes with being able to receive all these treatment under one roof, with one doctor overseeing your care. To learn more about the state-of-the-art oral surgery procedures we offer, please contact us today.
We are proud to provide a “one-stop shop” for our patients to receive most or all of the dental procedures they need.
Comprehensive Restorative Care
From the placement of a single dental implant to providing a complete full mouth reconstruction, we use the latest technologies to ensure successful, long-lasting results. Meanwhile, we offer sedation dentistry options to help you relax and stay comfortable throughout your treatment. Your comfort and satisfaction are our priorities before, during, and after your procedure.
Dental Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered the best solution for missing teeth not only because they provide the ultimate support for dentures and other restorations, but because they are the only restorative dentistry treatment that can prevent jawbone atrophy (shrinkage) following tooth loss. Drs. Pinnix and Betancourt perform all stages of dental implant treatment. Our doctors will carefully plan your procedure, place the implants, and restore them with a crown, bridge, or denture once you have healed. This procedure typically requires two surgeries over the course of four to six months. Receiving implants becomes a far more convenient and streamlined experience when one practice performs every stage of treatment.
Some patients who have waited to address missing teeth require bone grafting prior to having their implants placed. Bone grafting restores a stable base for the implants by transplanting donor tissue to your jaw. Bone grafting is a relatively simple procedure, and most patients return to their normal activities the day after surgery. If the graft is minor, it can be performed at the same time as the implant surgery. During your consultation, we will conduct an in-depth examination of your jaw to determine if bone grafting is necessary.
Some patients' sinuses lay too close to the treatment site, and without special preparation, an implant would disturb the soft tissues. If x-rays reveal that there is not enough room in the upper jaw to safely accommodate a dental implant, our doctors can place a special bone graft that gently lifts these soft tissues and creates a suitable placement site for the implant.
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We are proud to provide a “one-stop shop” for our patients to receive most or all of the dental procedures they need. Our expertise in oral surgery and the advanced technology at our disposal help us to provide our patients with the highest level of care and the best long-term results. To find out more about our oral surgery services and how they can benefit you, contact us and make an appointment.