Major and Minor Bone Grafting
Over a period of time, the jaw associated with missing teeth will disappear. 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 esthetic appearance.
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Warren: Warren Phone Number 586-755-9340 ~ Grosse Pointe Woods: Grosse Pointe Woods Phone Number 313-885-8344
Clinton Township: Clinton Township Phone Number 586-286-1600 ~ Rochester/Troy: Rochester/Troy Phone Number 248-293-5500
Major Bone Grafting
Bone grafting can repair implant sites with inadequate bone structure due to previous extractions, gum disease, or injuries. The bone is either obtained from a tissue bank or your own 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.