Bone Grafting

Typically a minor surgical procedure done right in your oral surgeons office, bone grafting is used to build up new bone in the area of your jaw that used to hold teeth.  Dental implants have such a high success rate and work just like natural teeth because they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support.

  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Severe decay
  • Serious broken or fractured teeth
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During the procedure, a small incision is make in your gum just to expose the bone beneath it – then the grafting material is added. There are a variety of materials used for bone grafting that have all been researched and tested so they are safe and effective to use.

The procedure for placing a bone graft usually requires only local anesthesia. Because a small incision in your gum tissue needs to be made to access the underlying bone that will receive the graft, you may experience some soreness in the area after the surgery; this can usually be managed by over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication and/or pain relievers as well as ice therapy after the procedure.

Recovery and waiting time between bone grafting and dental implantation vary per patient. The waiting time allows the healing process enough time to achieve the desired result – ideal support for replacement teeth that look great and will last a lifetime!

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