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Bone grafting

Bone grafts are sometimes required before you have an implant placed. We know this may sound daunting, but it’s a fairly common procedure.

A dental implant is placed directly into your jawbone, so there needs to be enough bone to hold it in place for the implant to be successful. If there isn’t, a bone graft ensures you have a solid base for your implant.

Are different methods used for bone grafting?

There are various methods used for bone grafting. These include:

Are there different types of bone graft?

There are a number of types of bone grafting, which include:

 

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More about bone grafting and implants

Find detailed information on how to look after your bone graft, information about other supporting treatments and answers to your frequently asked implant questions.

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