Bone Grafting

When Should You Consider Dental Implants?

Dental implants typically consist of three components: the post, the abutment, and the restoration. The post is a screw which is inserted into the bone. The abutment is attached to the post and the restoration is placed on top, giving the finished product a beautiful, realistic look. Dental implants are an effective way to replace […]

Everything you need to know about Dental Bone Grafting

What exactly is a bone graft?: Bone grafting is a surgical procedure done when you need to repair bone fractures or replace bone loss. When a tooth is missing or retracted from the alveolar bones that support your roots, gums and teeth, it eventually evaporates, causing facial features to shift and sag over time. This […]

Five things you didn’t know about bone grafting

If you’ve been missing one or more teeth for a long time and are considering a dental implant, there’s a chance your dentist or oral surgeon has brought up the subject of bone grafting. A modern dental procedure used to increase jawbone volume, a bone graft can make a dental implant possible even after years […]

What to expect when you need a bone graft

Patients who have been wearing dentures or missing teeth for a long period of time may experience jaw bone deterioration or bone loss. With no roots to transfer pressure to the jaw through the teeth while chewing, the bone is not stimulated to maintain its volume. This can lead to a patient’s jaw bone being […]

Facts About Bone Grafting

Modern bone grafts can be used to fix a number of dental and facial issues and are often required. Dental implants often cannot be placed without first getting a bone graft. If you are considering getting dental implants or think you’re in need of a bone graft, here are some things you may want to […]

The Most Common Types of Bone Grafting

Bone grafting has become so common, most patients have encountered the term at least once before entering our office. But delving deeper into some of the additional types of bone grafting will give you a better appreciation of this amazing procedure. What is Bone Grafting? Bone grafting is the process of using natural or synthetic […]

Bone Grafting: Know the Facts

Bone grafting is used in oral surgery when the amount of bone in a patient’s jaw is insufficient or too soft to support traditional dental implants. It lays the foundation—by adding or “growing” new bone—so that dental implants can be placed for restorative solutions, such as crowns, bridges, or a full set of non-removable (screwed […]