Strengthening and Preparing Jawbone for Surgery with a Bone Graft

If you have lost teeth and are looking to replace them with restorative dentistry such as dental implants, dentures or partial dentures, Scott A. Smith DDS will be able to take care of these needs for you. Our restorative dentistry will wow you with its longevity, added cosmetic value, and needed structure to your teeth…. Read more »

Is Your Jaw Healthy Enough for Dental Implants?

Is your jaw healthy enough for dental implants? Without teeth to hold, your jaw can weaken and diminish over time. With dental implants, your jaw can once again experience the benefits of a full smile and strengthen over time. This process is known as Osseointegration and it is a vital part in ensuring dental implants… Read more »

Restore Your Jawline by Replacing Your Missing Teeth

If you suffer from missing teeth, it is important to fill in the void as soon as possible. A gap left between teeth can be a safe haven for bacteria and plaque to manifest. In addition, the loose gums could inadvertently cause the neighboring teeth to shift. Fill out your jawline by replacing your broken… Read more »

A Bone Graft Restores Sufficient Structure for Specific Dental Restorations

Healthy and strong bone structure beneath your gums is essential for specific dental restorations, like dental implants. Unfortunately, in many cases of tooth loss, the decay or extraction process also compromised some of the bone tissues. If you lack sufficient structure for a dental restoration, our oral surgeon, Dr. Smith, might recommend a bone graft… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Treatment: All About Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a treatment we offer which helps eliminate gum disease from your smile. If you experience red, swollen, or bleeding gums, or if you experience persistent bad breath, then it’s important to call Scott A. Smith DDS at 209-205-4657 and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Smith, as soon as… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Scott A. Smith DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here… Read more »