This is for areas of the jaws that are deficient in bone or need additional structural support.
Bone grafting not only replaces missing bone but also stimulates new bone growth. Bone grafting is a commonly practised procedure in Dental Implant surgery.
Dr Arshad Mahmood can perform minor grafting procedures at The Spencer Road Dental Surgery to prepare the site for future dental implant placement.
Bone grafts can be obtained in multiple ways. Bone can be harvested from the patient from various intraoral sites or as far away as the hip and tibia (autogenous). The site of grafting is determined by how much bone is needed to repair the existing defect. Alternatively, bone can be obtained from medical processing companies that can supply various types of bone in different preparations (non-autogenous).
Grafting for implants can often be accomplished with bone that is non-autogenous. The common procedures utilised are:
All of these are used to increase the amount of bone in a previous extraction site.Back to Dental Implants
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