Bone Grafting

Oral surgeons looking at bone graph x-ray

 

  Over a period Of time, the associated With missing teeth Can atrophies and be reabsorbed. This Often leaves a condition in
which there is poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. Today, we have the ability to grow bone
where needed. This not only gives us the opportunity to place implants of proper length and width, it also gives us a chance to
restore functionality and aesthetic appearance. Bone grafting Can repair implant sites with inadequate bone structure due to
previous extractions, gum disease or The bone is either Obtained from a tissue bank or your OWTI bone is taken from the
jaw, hip or tibia (below the knee). Sinus bone grafts are also performed to replace bone in the posterior upper jaw. In addition,
special membranes may be utilized that dissolve under the gum and protect the bone graft and encourage bone regeneration. This
guided bone regeneration or guided tissue regeneration. grafts are typically performed to repair defects of the
jaws. These defects may arise as a result of traumatic injuries, tumor surgery, or congenital defects.