Bone loss can occur in a patient’s mouth from periodontal disease, trauma, or after the extraction of teeth. This loss may decrease the support around a tooth, reduce aesthetics, and/or diminish the amount of bone available for a dental implant. Bone grafting can be performed in order to help reduce and eliminate these problems.
There are several methods and materials available for bone grafting. If you are considered a good candidate for bone grafting, Dr. Karastathis will be happy to discuss the options available to you and help find what works best for your needs.