Midtown Manhattan Bone Grafting
Bone Grafting in Midtown Manhattan
At Contemporary Dental Implant Centre, we offer patients who need implants and other work done the option of having a Midtown Manhattan bone grafting procedure. Bone grafting takes donor bone from either an outside source or from the patient, usually from the tibia or other bone, and places it in the jaw to provide ample space for implants. The process is a biocompatible process, meaning the bone fuses with bone naturally after a certain amount of time. Major and minor bone grafting procedures are done when jawbone becomes atrophied or reabsorbed into the gum after a missing tooth.
Implants commonly replace missing teeth. In a bone grafting procedure, the patient can grow bone again where needed and have their dental implants placed to restore functionality and esthetic appearance of the jawline. If the sinus wall is too thin, implants cannot be placed and a sinus lift may be ordered. A sinus lift, or graft, allows our Midtown Manhattan bone grafting surgeon to enter the sinus where the upper teeth were and lift the sinus membrane upward so donor bone can be inserted. A healing period of several months is given so that the bone becomes part of the patient’s jaw and the implants inserted.
If the case is severe, and the ridge has been reabsorbed, a Midtown Manhattan bone grafting procedure may be recommended in order to increase the ridge height or width. For more information on this exciting new procedure, call us today and speak to one of our staff. It’s imperative that patients become educated on all options for replacing teeth. We also provide dentures and bridges for those who have multiple missing teeth and want an option that does not include implants. Dentures are fitted to the mouth and can come in full or partially made appliances.