Bone Grafting Lexington Park, Maryland
Innovative Bone Graft Procedure to Restore Your Smile
What Is a Bone Graft?
Everybody loses bone tissue after tooth loss and the amount lost varies by individual. If you have a missing tooth and lose a significant amount of bone, there may not be enough available to support dental implants. Dr. Vivek Amin and Dr. Tamara Strouth may recommend a bone graft as part of the dental implant surgery treatment process. We can build up the bone tissue with high quality grafting material so that a dental implant can be placed securely into the jaw.
Dr. Amin on dental implants
Preparing for a Bone Graft
We offer sedation dentistry options to make any type of surgery or advanced dental procedure that much more comfortable. We work closely with board certified oral surgeons to administer IV sedation to patients that need it. If you are undergoing a bone graft and dental implant surgery, we may recommend IV sedation, oral sedation or other options such as nitrous oxide. You can rest assured that our staff will do everything we can to make your visit as comfortable as possible.
Types of Bone Grafts
Bone grafting material can be sourced from the patient, a cadaver or an animal donor. The three main types of bone grafts are:
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