When a tooth is removed, it leaves an empty socket where the tooth’s roots were. If you would like to replace the tooth space with a bridge, denture, or implant, it is highly recommended that you preserve the bone level to best support these treatment options. Otherwise, the bone will naturally diminish. Dr. Mazzella can preserve the bone level immediately after an extraction by placing bone graft material. This ensures healthy healing, avoids uncomfortable dry socket, and forms a stable site for a future restoration.