Bone Grafting Overview
Periodontists use bone grafts to replace bone tissue lost to periodontal disease and dental trauma.
Reasons for bone grafting include:
Bone grafts are used create a stable base for dental implants and to make a smile more aesthetically pleasing.
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that augments or restores the bone around the teeth by placing a material that acts as a scaffold for your own bone to grow.
During your evaluation and with the use of dental x-rays and/or a cone beam CT scan, Dr. Levine can assess the quality and quantity of bone tissue to determine whether you would benefit from a bone graft.