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Bone Grafting

Are you a Good Candidate for Bone Grafting?

Many patients who have lost bone after gum disease, tooth loss, or trauma to the mouth are good candidates for bone grafting. We may need to restore lost bone to prepare your jaw for dental implants or to prevent future problems with the jaw. You lose bone as soon as the tooth is removed from its root and the bone in the jaw cannot be restored until you get a bone graft or dental implants. Dr. Fred Eck is skilled in this procedure and may recommend it as part of your treatment plan.

You lose bone as soon as the tooth is removed from its root and the bone in the jaw cannot be restored until you get a bone graft or dental implants.

What to Expect with Bone Grafting Procedures

You need a certain amount of solid and sturdy bone available for successful dental implant placement. Without enough bone, the implants can become unstable and may even cause severe oral health issues. Dr. Eck will perform a bone graft to ensure you have adequate bone levels in all areas of the jaw. This is an outpatient procedure that can be performed under local anesthesia and recovery times vary by patient. We will do everything possible to ensure your visit is as comfortable as possible. We offer sedation dentistry to patients who may be especially sensitive to pain and discomfort in the dentist’s chair. Dr. Eck will provide instructions to ensure optimal healing and recovery after surgery.

Getting a Bone Graft

In some cases, damaged teeth and tissues may need to be removed before we can place new bone in the problem area. Dr. Eck may use one of several grafting techniques to rebuild areas of the jaw with significant bone loss. The graft can be taken from the patient or by using grafting materials. Once the bone is integrated into the tissue, the healing process can take several months before the site is ready for dental implants or other tooth restoration procedures.

Have more questions? Want to learn more about the benefits of Dental Implants? Join us at our next
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Tuesday         10:30am - 6pm
Wednesday   8:30am - 3pm
Thursday       10:30 - 6pm
Friday             8:30 - 3pm
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8951 Bonita Beach Rd #206

Bonita Springs, FL 34135

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