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6Apr, 2017

Dental Bone Grafts: Materials, Techniques, Cost

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There are some reasons why bone grafting would be required by a dental patient. For example, when bone is absorbed into the body it is usually the result of a lack of normal dental stimulation. When this happens, bone grafting is often the most viable solution. A lack of stimulation of supporting bridge bone is typically the result of missing teeth. In short, the jawbone must be stimulated so that it remains healthy over the long term. When teeth are missing and not replaced, the bone will eventually become absorbed […]