Insufficient jawbone density prevents many patients from getting the dental implants they need to enhance their smile and quality of life. Bone grafting is designed to solve this problem, stimulating tissue regeneration and giving people a chance to improve their health and looks.
After undergoing this surgery, your jaw won’t stand in the way of your ideal smile!
What Is Bone Grafting?
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing jawbone tissue with bone from your body, a different person, or an animal. In some cases, we also use a safe synthetic material made from hydroxyapatite.
On the day of the surgery, you’ll get sedated, and we’ll inject local anesthesia to numb the area. Then, we’ll do a thorough cleaning and make an incision to place the material. Finally, we’ll secure the inserted tissue with stitches or adhesive.
After this surgery, your jawbone tissue will grow, providing the necessary density for permanent replacements like dental implants. There are several reasons why you might need bone grafting, such as:
Reasons to Get Bone Grafting
Patients mostly get bone grafting surgery to get their mouth ready for dental implants, but patients may also benefit from this procedure if they have:
- Severe gum disease
- One or more missing teeth
- A sunken jaw
Do You Need Bone Grafting in Jacksonville, FL?
If jawbone degeneration hinders your oral health and limits your options, our team is ready to perform bone grafting surgery. Contact us today to learn more about this innovative procedure and schedule an appointment!