A dental bone graft (or bone augmentation) is a surgical procedure used to repair and rebuild diseased or damaged jawbone through the transplantation of bone tissue, which facilitates bone formation and promotes wound healing.
This technique is often performed as part of another dental treatment, commonly done before dental implants so that the patient has a strong and healthy bone for them to be placed.
Our dentists and specialists have extensive experience in performing simple and complex dental treatments, helping families and patients of all ages from Mexico and the United States.
When is a dental Bone Graft necessary?
Bone grafting might be needed in any of these scenarios:
Where does the bone come from?
The bone used in the procedure can come from:
How long do dental Bone Grafts take to heal?
Recovery time can vary depending on the injury being treated and the size of the bone graft needed. As osseointegration evolves, healing can take anywhere from 4 to 9 months or longer, depending on the type of bone substitute used, the complexity of the grafting procedure, and the location of the transplant in the mouth (upper or lower jaw).