Guided Bone Regeneration
It can be done to preserve bone after an extraction to make future implant treatments more viable.
The most common use of this treatment in dentistry is at the time of implant placement to augment the missing bone around an implant site.
When this is the case and implants are being considered, block grafts are often the only way forward.
This is a complex procedure require planning and skill. This treatment is only offered to non-smokers.
Long term tooth loss at the back of the mouth in the upper jaw can cause complexities when considering implants.
This is because of the presence of our sinuses in this area.
When implants are considered in this area it is sometimes necessary to consider a sinus lift to create space.
Last Updated: 12th January 2018 at 8:09 am