Dental Implants Cornwall

Bone grafting

The success of a dental implant, it's ability to support a dental restoration, is very much dependent upon how much bone is available in the site where the implant is placed. Replacing missing bone or adding to existing bone is very often essential to the success of a dental implant. The techniques to do this are well documented and should be used when indicated by any dentist who places dental implants.

Types of Bone Grafting:

Very often, we can use "bone in a bottle" to do bone grafting for dental implants. This bone is specially prepared from cadavers or other sources and used to get the patients own bone to grow into the repair site. It is very effective and very safe. Sometimes synthetic materials can be used to stimulate bone formation and sometimes we even use factors from your own blood to accelerate and promote bone formation in graft areas.