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 »