The jawbone plays an important role in dental health from offering solid help to the teeth to shaping piece of the mouth structure – and consequently facial appearance It is consequently a reason for concern when your jawbone begins to crumble because of bone misfortune. Fortunately, at Periodontal Associates, we offer several dental solutions, including bone regeneration therapy, which helps to stop bone loss and stimulate the growth of new bone structure. The bone regeneration treatment is especially important when you are considering undergoing Dental Implant placement.
The deficiency of bone in the jaw can be because of certain reasons. These include:
Bone regeneration is an oral surgery procedure that is performed to stimulate the growth of new bone. It involves placing bone grafting material where the new bone structure will form. The graft then starts to grow, until it completely meshes with the existing jawbone to form one structure.
The bone regeneration procedure is carried out under anesthesia and in a single session. An incision is created on the gum surrounding the area where the loss has occurred to offer access to the jawbone. In case there is an infection, the damaged bone is removed and the area thoroughly cleaned. The graft material is then placed and covered with a biocompatible material. After that, the surgery site is closed by stitching the gums together.
Bone regeneration is usually performed before a dental implant procedure, when there has been considerable damage to the bone, or when there is not sufficient bone to hold the implants. The procedure can, however, be performed for other reasons such as