Over a period of time, the jaw bone associated with missing teeth atrophies and is reabsorbed.
Do not disturb the wound. If surgical packing was placed, leave it alone. The packing helps to keep the tooth exposed.
Dental implants have been available for several decades. However, for most patients, they are still a relatively new concept.
You and Dr. Claudio may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons.
Caring, Compassionate and Respectful are characterisitics of Dr. Claudio and his staff when they treat you as a patient.