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.
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