Bone Grafting


A bone graft serves as a platform for the regrowth of bone, in order to restore stability to your teeth. Tiny fragments of your own bone, or bone from a bone bank are placed where bone was lost. A special membrane may also be placed between the gum and bone. The gum is closed and sutured. After healing, stitches dissolve or are removed.


Bone Grafting Overview

For a brief narrated overview of the bone grafting process, please click the image below. It will launch our flash educational MiniModule in a separate window that may answer some of your questions about bone grafting.

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