Video: Extraction and socket grafting in preparation for dental implant placement

July 23, 2019
Dr. Scott Froum discusses steps for removing a tooth with loss of buccal plate, and then grafting the remaining socket with Geistlich Bio-Oss Collagen and Geistlich Bio-Gide, preserving the ridge for subsequent dental implant placement.
Scott Froum, DDS, Editorial Director

Dr. Scott Froum discusses tooth extraction prevalence in the US and offers a decision matrix to clarify when bone grafting is needed and the best type of material for site preservation.

Editor's note: Join us for the not-to-miss Perio-Implant Advisory Symposium on October 23, 2020. In this important virtual meeting, you’ll learn the newest skills it takes to save patients’ natural dentition. Bring your team and transform your practice. Conference schedule and special rates available at this link. Presented by Geistlich Biomaterials.

Related reading: Bone grafting after tooth removal: Why, when, and what to use