Bone Grafting: What it Is and Why We Use It
Bone grafting at our Medina, OH dental office is a procedure we perform to supplement bone in your jaw that shrinks when you lose a tooth.
The similarity between any tooth replacement like a dental implant, bridge, or denture is that they all function best when there is sufficient bone in your jaw.
Why You Need Bone Grafting
In fact, the amount of bone you have determines what replacement options you have. When you lose a tooth and you don’t have it replaced as soon as possible, the bone in the location of the missing tooth will continue to shrink over time.
If you lack enough bone density, you probably will not be ...