Dental Bone Grafts
Bone grafts are used in dentistry to help build the jawbone. They are used to improve facial aesthetics. They are also done to have a better foundation for dental implants. Not every patient needs a bone graft for dental implants. Those with significant bone loss, however, can benefit from this surgical procedure.
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for dental bone grafting in Edmonds
Any surgical procedure requires having a dentist or doctor that you can trust. There are always risks involved with oral surgery, but with bone grafts the risks are minimal.
With the right oral surgeon, your bone grafting results will be precisely what is needed for dental implants to be successfully placed.
We use the latest equipment and techniques in the field, to give our patients better results. Our top priority is always our patients. We strive to exceed your expectations while doing so in a comfortable environment.
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Are you considering dental bone grafting? If so, you may be wondering what it is, why it’s needed, and what benefits it can offer. A dental bone graft is a procedure that can help to regenerate bone in the jaw that has been lost due to tooth loss, gum disease, or trauma.
This can be a great option for patients who want to improve the health and function of their teeth and gums. Here are some of the benefits you can expect from dental bone grafting:
Improved dental implant success rates
Dental bone grafting can help to provide a more stable base for dental implants, which can increase their success rates and ensure that they last longer.
Improved facial appearance
Bone loss in the jaw can cause a sunken or collapsed appearance to the face, which can be improved through bone grafting.
Improved chewing and speaking ability
Dental bone grafting can help to improve the function of your teeth and gums, which can improve your ability to chew and speak properly.
Reduced risk of further bone loss
By adding bone to the jaw, dental bone grafting can help to prevent further bone loss in the future.
Better oral health
Dental bone grafting can help to improve the overall health of your teeth and gums, which can reduce the risk of future dental problems and the need for more extensive dental work down the line.
When are bone grafts needed?
As mentioned above, bone grafts aren’t for everyone. There are certain circumstances where it is a must – like if a patient wants dental implants, but has some bone loss.
Bone loss can happen for a few reasons. Wearing traditional dentures for years can contribute to bone tissue loss. Bone tissue loss also occur from excessive tooth decay that has gone untreated, as well as periodontal disease.
If you are considering dental implants, and have been a denture wearer for years, you may want to consider a bone graft.
This will ensure optimal success of the implantation of your dental implants. The dentist will recommend whether or not this procedure is right for you, to reach your dental goals.
Need an implant but have significant bone loss?
Having gaps in a smile can be less than ideal. You may feel less confident. You may have a harder time speaking and eating, and generally not feel like yourself. Dental implants are the best way to replace one, two, or all your teeth permanently.
However, those that have been wearing restorations like dentures may find the quality of their jaw bone to be less than ideal. With bone grafts, we can restore the condition of your bone tissue, allowing for the possibility of dental implants.
Fewer complications for building your jawbone tissue
At our office, we offer personalized bone grafting services to help you improve your oral health and function. Dr. Kitts, our skilled dentist, uses the latest technology and techniques to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. We offer bone grafting procedures to support dental implant placement, treat gum disease, and restore bone loss due to injury or trauma. Our compassionate team is dedicated to providing you with the highest level of care and attention
Are you ready to take your next step toward getting dental implants? If you are worried that you have significant bone loss or have worn dentures for several years, talking to our team at Soundview Family Dental is the first step in finding out if bone grafts are right for you. Schedule a consultation today! Give us a call or request an appointment online anytime.
WHAT IS A DENTAL BONE GRAFT AND WHY IS IT NECESSARY?
A dental bone graft is a surgical procedure that involves taking a small piece of bone from one area of your body or using a synthetic material and placing it in the area where bone is needed. This procedure is necessary when there is not enough natural bone to support a dental implant or other restorative procedure.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM A DENTAL BONE GRAFT?
The recovery time for a dental bone graft can vary depending on the extent of the procedure and the patient’s individual healing abilities. In general, it can take several months for the bone graft to fully integrate with the natural bone and for the area to heal properly.
WHAT ARE THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH A DENTAL BONE GRAFT?
As with any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with a dental bone graft, including infection, bleeding, and damage to nearby teeth or nerves. However, these risks can be minimized by choosing a qualified and experienced dental professional to perform the procedure.
HOW LONG DOES A DENTAL BONE GRAFT LAST?
The length of time a dental bone graft lasts can vary depending on factors such as the patient’s oral health, the type of bone graft used, and the specific procedure performed. In general, a successful bone graft can provide a stable foundation for a dental implant or other restorative procedure that can last for many years.
ARE THERE ANY ALTERNATIVES TO A DENTAL BONE GRAFT?
In some cases, dental professionals may be able to use alternative methods to restore missing bone, such as using growth factors or other materials to stimulate the body’s natural bone growth. However, these methods may not be appropriate for all patients and situations, and a dental bone graft may be the best option for long-term success. It is important to consult with a qualified dental professional to determine the best treatment plan for your individual needs.
IS A BONE GRAFT PAINFUL?
As with most surgical procedures, there is a risk of discomfort. Patients can expect some pain from the procedure, but it is manageable.
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