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When it comes to bone reconstruction1, Boca Perio Implants dentists optimize comfort, function, and aesthetics. Bone grafting is required to replace missing bony tissue, and in many cases supports the placement of dental implants. Bone grafting is a reliable and trusted procedure where the bone is transferred from one area or location and placed into a new location. The surgeon can therefore “build bone” in areas where it is missing. In the practice of periodontal surgery, the need for bone grafting presents itself in a multitude of situations.
The dentists at Boca Perio Implants have had extensive training and experience in the areas of bone grafting and reconstruction. We also utilize the industry’s highest quality materials and standards of care. This means you can relax with the knowledge that you are in safe hands!
The usual question is “Where Do You Get The Bone?” or “Where Does The Bone Come From?”
There are four graft choices:
Ideal Candidates for bone reconstruction are:
What is Bone Graft Anyway?
When your tooth is extracted, there will be a void in your bone where the tooth used to be. This void is called an extraction socket. A bone graft is a highly specialized material that fills the extraction socket.
High-quality bone graft materials will:
There are a few different options of materials that can be used to fill extraction sockets. Your Dentist is trained to select the best material for your needs. Options include:
There are many bone graft options on the market. We use premium allografts because we demand excellence!
What can a Bone Graft do for me?
What if I don’t get a Bone Graft?
After a tooth is extracted, the body will adjust and adapt to the missing-tooth site. These changes may affect your bone, gums, and adjacent teeth or crowns.
Your BONE may become:
Your GUMS may:
Your TEETH or CROWNS may:
1 E J Bieber, M B Wood. Bone reconstruction. Available:https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3533376/.
2 Andreas Sakkas, Frank Wilde, Marcus Heufelder, Karsten Winter, and Alexander Schramm. Autogenous bone grafts in oral implantology—is it still a “gold standard”? A consecutive review of 279 patients with 456 clinical procedures. Available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5453915/.
3 C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., MD. Allografts: Graft sterilization and tissue banking safety issues graft sterilization and tissue banking safety issues. Available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7310937/.
4 E Kemp, C Hellerström. Xenografts. Available: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7997370/.
5 Wojciech Satora, Aleksandra Królikowska, Andrzej Czamara, Paweł Reichert. Synthetic grafts in the treatment of ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of the knee joint. Available: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29160630/.
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