From Broken to Beautiful – A Case Study

Oral Surgery

We had a patient come to us in search of treatment that would repair teeth, gums and bone structure that had been damaged by dental trauma and periodontal disease. The patient also had undergone root canal therapy in the past.

This post explains a bit about what we did to improve this patient’s smile.

One tooth was fractured, and the teeth were stained from tetracycline. There also were gum tissue defects and exposed roots, due to periodontal disease.

We were able to restore form, function, and health to this patient’s mouth through a series of treatments that included gum and bone grafting prior to placing a dental implant. We also used PRGF (stem cell therapy) to promote healing.

After four months of healing, we placed a dental implant to replace the broken tooth, and we placed a crown on the adjacent front tooth to create a better cosmetic outcome for these prominent teeth.

The end result is that we have stabilized this patient’s gum tissue damage, provided an aesthetic treatment to the broken tooth, and the patient has a restoration that likely will last for a lifetime.

If you have a condition that keeps you from smiling broadly because you’re self-conscious of the way your teeth look, please call our office for a consultation. We are in the business of providing highly aesthetic results that also promote a healthier mouth.

Meet Dr. D

Dr. David DiGiallorenzo received his training at the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis in the early 1990s. His training included prosthodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, and advanced oral reconstructive techniques, including oral implantology.

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