Bone Grafts in Alpharetta
The most common reason for a dental bone graft is to prevent bone loss following a tooth extraction. ... It could make bone graft surgery unnecessary before getting implants and make the procedure less painful. Most extraction sockets benefit from a bone graft. If not done at extraction, prior to dental implants some grafting may be necessary. Bone grafting is a minor surgical procedure that is normally done in a general dental office. An incision is made in your gum to gain access to the bone beneath it, and then grafting material is added. Most often, the grafting material is processed bone minerals around which your body will actually deposit new bone cells.