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Alveoplasty in Arizona

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What is Alveoplasty?

Alveoloplasty is a procedure that reshapes the bone that supports the teeth, essentially bone and gum tissue enhancement. The alveolar bone is the part of the jaw that holds the teeth in place. After a tooth has been removed, the alveolar bone may be very sharp. Any downward pressure on the gum tissue presses the sharp alveolar bone into the gums and causes a cutting type of pain. Sharp bone can also be very irritating to denture wearers. The misshapen bone can also cause food to be easily trapped between teeth and the gums. This may increase a patient’s susceptibility to periodontal disease.

An alveoloplasty is performed with a high-speed handpiece, which files away the bone and reshapes it into a more natural, comfortable shape. The procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia. After surgery, patients will be relieved of pain when biting down. Denture wearers will also find wearing their dentures far more comfortable.

Tags: alveoplasty, bone and gum tissue enhancement, periodontal disease, dentures.

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Surprise Dental Office

SC Dentistry at Marley Park

13954 W. Waddell Road, Suite #112 Surprise, Arizona [85379]
Call Now: 623-889-6000

Hours of Operations:

Monday-Friday (8am to 5pm)
(Friday by appointment only)

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Goodyear Dental Office

SC Dentistry at Palm Valley

1616 N Litchfield Rd, Ste #250, Goodyear, Arizona [85395]
Call Now: 623-925-2220

Hours of Operations:

Monday-Wednesday (8am to 5pm)
Friday (8am to 12 noon)

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Phoenix Dental Office

A Beary Nice Smile

3608 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona [85019]
Call Now: 602-544-2480

Hours of Operations:

Monday-Friday (8am to 5pm)
Friday (8am to 12 noon)

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Glendale Dental Office

SC Dentistry at Arrowhead

20100 North 51st Avenue, Suite #D-410, Glendale, Arizona [85308]
Call Now: 623-582-5998

Hours of Operations:

Monday-Friday (8am to 5pm)
(Friday by appointment only)


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Maryvale Dental Office

A Healthy Smile

4105 North 51st Avenue, Suite #109, Maryvale, Arizona [85031]
Call Now: 623-245-2828

Hours of Operations:

Monday-Thursday (8am to 5pm)
Friday (CLOSED)
Saturday (8am to 12 noon)

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