Dental Bone Grafts – Fort Worth, TX
Preparing Your Jawbone for Dental Implants
A dental implant replaces the root of a natural tooth and therefore needs a certain level of bone to support the implant.
There are numerous clinical reasons why the bone surrounding the supporting teeth may have eroded over time, including the following:
- Bone defects or infection
- Acid erosion
- Cracked teeth
- Extensive cavities
- Bone is too thin or short to support implants
- Untreated periodontal disease
- Missing teeth
- Other medical conditions
- Poorly-fitting dentures
- Bone density weakness
At Bonds Ranch Family Dentistry, we can identify if you have adequate bone strength to support a dental implant before completing the procedure. If not, we will use dental bone grafting in Fort Worth to supplement your current bone level. A successful bone graft allows you to generate new bone to provide support for your dental implants.
Dr. Presley will determine the best type of dental bone grafting for your individual needs. There are many options available, such as synthetic, animal-based, ceramic, polymer, and even autologous (your own). You can discuss the pros and cons of each option with Dr. Presley at your dental implant consultation.
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