A dental bone graft is a surgical procedure that involves building up the jawbone by attaching a section of bone donated from another part of the body, according to Mayo Clinic. Grafting is used to create a stronger jawb... More »

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Dental bone grafting has a very high success rate, as stated by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. This type of grafting is often used when the patient is getting dental implants. More »

Dental bone grafting is performed by securing graft material to a person’s jaw and allowing his natural bone to fuse with it. The area is numbed with local anesthesia, and the graft material is secured to the jaw with st... More »

A dental bone graft surgery requires taking a piece of bone from another part of the body and implanting it into the jawbone, according to Mayo Clinic. Dental bone graft surgery is typically performed if the jaw is too s... More »

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The loss of teeth or chronic periodontitis, a condition where bacteria eats away at the ligaments and underlying jawbone that connects teeth to the bone, can cause dental bone loss, according to Pasadena Periodontics. Mi... More »

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As of 2015, the average cost of a dental bone graft using synthetic bone or bone from a cadaver or a cow in a single implant area ranges from $200 to $1,200. When using bone from the patient, which involves two surgical ... More »

There are several ways to slow or reverse dental bone loss. The success of each method largely depends on the individual patient's age, overall health and willingness to make lifestyle changes to promote healthy bone gro... More »

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