Why Do I Need Bone Grafting With My Extraction Or Implant?


Continue reading for more information about bone grafting and why it has been recommended for you following your extraction or implant procedure.

Types of Bone Graft

There are various different types of bone graft. The type of bone that is used is dependent on both the preference of your dentist or oral surgeon, as well as your personal health history and treatment prognosis. Below are some of the most commonly-used grafting options for oral use:


Why Do I Need Bone Grafting?

If your dentist or oral surgeon has informed you that you need bone grafting following your procedure, it could be due to any of the following reasons:



Modern bone grafting has proven itself to be successful in most clinical cases. The information you learned here will help you have a better understanding of why it has been recommended for you. Speak with your trusted dental professional at Willow Glen Dental Specialists (WGDS) to determine what type of bone grafting material they recommend for you.

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