Grafting

Bone Grafting

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Building Up Bone to Support Implants

If there is not enough bone to support the implant, bone can be added by a process called bone grafting. Bone substitutes β€” either synthetic or natural β€” can be placed under the gums. Over a period of about 8 to 12 weeks, these materials replace missing bone and can stimulate new bone growth.

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Before

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Bone substitute is placed

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Treatment area is protected

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After

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Mar 18, 2019 | Posted by in Dental Hygiene | Comments Off on Grafting
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