Dental implants are the most ideal tooth replacement option today, but patients who’ve lost bone in the jaw usually aren’t candidates unless they undergo bone grafting. If you’re missing teeth or your jawbone has been affected by disease or trauma, bone grafting can help ensure you are eligible for permanent dental implants. Our oral surgeons have spent decades perfecting bone grafting techniques and offer innovative and minimally invasive solutions at our Lynn, MA office. Our experienced team combines their skill in bone grafting with advanced healing to restore the health of your mouth and your quality of life through dental implants.
Bone grafting prepares your jaw for dental implants, so once the area has healed (and sometimes at the same time), dental implants can be placed. Dental implants provide a permanent restoration of one or more teeth, improving your health and function long-term.
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Bone grafting refers to procedures that take bone from a part of the body or a donor source and use it to build up the natural size and shape of the jawbone. Tooth loss leaves your jaw thin and weak, so bone grafting restores the density and volume your bone needs to secure dental implants safely.
A ridge augmentation rebuilds the natural contours of the jawbone after many teeth have been lost in a row. Trauma, disease, congenital defects, and tooth loss can all lead to a malformed or flawed jawline. By restoring the right volume and contours, the jawbone is strong enough to support dental implants.
A sinus lift restores bone in the jaw that is beneath the sinus cavity. Without teeth in this area of the jaw, the bone will thin and the sinus membrane will shrink. Adding bone grafting material below the membrane builds up proper bone levels to support dental implants without harming the sinus membrane above.
Plasma rich growth factors found in the blood aid in healing after surgery. Taking a sample of the patient’s own blood, these growth factors can be separated and added to the treatment site to accelerate healing and recovery.
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