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David J. Miller, DDS, FACD, FICD, FPFA | Bone Grafting in East Meadow

David J. Miller, DDS, FACD, FICD, FPFA

 

General Dentistry/Special Care Dentistry/Hospital Dentistry

Bone Grafting
 

Bone grafting is where the jawbone is built up to accommodate a dental implant or other restorative device. Bone grafting is a common procedure that is used frequently for dental implants and other periodontal procedures. The bone used to graph is taken from a sample from the patient. Many times, the bone is taken from another area of the mouth when drilling takes place. The bone fragments are suctioned from the mouth and used for the graft. Cadavers bone fragments are also used. They are harvested by bone banks and are a very safe source for bone donation.

 

 

* This service is only provided at our Wykoff Heights Medical Center Practice