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Clackamas Implant & Oral Surgery Center - Brett Sullivan, DMD, MD
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Clackamas Implant & Oral Surgery Center has a new home!



We outgrew our old office and are excited to welcome you to our new location! The new office is located at 11211 SE Sunnyside Road – just a quick, 5-minute drive from our old location.

Our new facility was custom-built with the safety and comfort of our patients in mind. The entire office benefits from a state-of-the-art air filtration system that exceeds medical safety standards. We feature private consultation areas, expanded surgical suites that include advanced imaging, and an improved layout designed for optimum workflow and efficiency.

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Oral Health Boosts You Get from Bone Grafts


Posted on 7/10/2019 by Clackamas Oral Surgery Office
Oral Health Boosts You Get from Bone GraftsThere are many reasons that a person gets a bone graft. One common thread follows all the different reasons. The bone grafts can help improve your oral health.

It is easy to say that the bone grafts can improve oral health, but that does not answer the question of how they improve oral health. Learning that can make it easier for a person to understand the need for bone grafts.

Why Get a Bone Graft?


There are different reasons for getting a bone graft. Bone loss in the jaw happens for a few reasons. It is a part of the aging process. It also happens when a person has missing or broken teeth. The teeth help stimulate the growth of bone tissue and when they are not in place, there is no growth and instead there is bone loss. Depending on the severity of the bone loss, it can change the appearance of the jaw.

One of the main reasons for a bone graft is when a person chooses to get some type of replacement for their missing tooth or teeth. A bone graft can help rebuild the bone tissue for dentures to fit properly or for the placement of a dental implant.

How Bone Grafts Boost Your Oral Health


Without the structure of a tooth, bone loss will continue. That will lead to more loose or lost teeth. It can lead to other oral health issues. By using the bone graft to help with a replacement for the lost teeth, it is possible to not only stop the bone loss, but to promote new bone growth. The new bone growth is part of good oral health.

The other part of how a bone graft helps oral health is the way it makes a person feel. If they are able to replace their lost teeth or if the bone graft improves the shape of the jaw, they are less self-conscious about how they look and that can help them take better care of their teeth and gums.

For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment.

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