What Exactly is a Dental Bone Graft?

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What Exactly is a Dental Bone Graft? Pretty much anytime we hear the words “bone graft,” unpleasant, painful procedures come to mind, even though many of us don’t know exactly how a bone graft works in the first place. And add “dental” to that term – sounds daunting, right? As a dental implant dentist who […]

What is Dental Bone Grafting?

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Dental bone grafting is exactly what it sounds like; it’s a process of supplementing bone in the mouth/jaw with a graft of donor bone or a boney material. This is a process oral surgeons often use in wisdom tooth extractions or when a patient needs more bone to stabilize a dental implant. There are several […]

Dental Bone Grafting: What It Is & How to Recover

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Nobody wants to lose a tooth. But if you don’t replace the tooth through a dental implant, or even a less costly dental procedure like a bridge or dentures, your jawbone will deteriorate because it’s literally trying to reabsorb the area where the missing tooth was. This can make it difficult for your jawbone to […]

Why Does My Insurance Company Consider Dental Implants to Be Cosmetic?

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If you’re considering dental implant surgery, you’re probably wondering if dental implants are considered cosmetic or essential. After all, it makes a big difference as to whether or not your insurance company will cover them. Dental implants are a grey area in the dental insurance industry; teeth are necessary for proper and comfortable chewing. But […]