Dental bone grafting makes new teeth possible. It is a surgical procedure that can be extensive. It is reconstructive surgery to place new bone or bone substitutes into spaces around broken bone or bone defects.
Dental bone grafting procedures are done to restore your bone to its previous form following tissue lost due to gum disease or trauma. It may also be used to maintain the structure of the bone after tooth extraction.
There may be several reasons for restoring and maintaining facial bone structure such as dental implant. The placement which requires the bone be close to its original dimension and position as possible for optimal results. The jaw and other facial bones support the skin and muscle that are responsible for our cosmetic appearance.
Bone graft surgery is temporary, but being able to eat, laugh, talk and smile lasts a lifetime!