People with a full and healthy set of teeth may take them for granted. However, if you have lost some of your teeth to injury or decay, you can only dream of the ability to smile, talk, and chew without difficulty. Believe it or not, the rehabilitation of your mouth may not be out of your reach. It is possible to use dentures and implants to recreate a full set of teeth and restore normal appearance and function to your mouth once again. Even if your jawbone has sustained damage over time, bone grafting can help to strengthen your jaw for dental implants.
How Does Bone Grafting Work?
Bone grafting is a relatively common procedure that involves taking a section of bone from another area of your body or using a special bone grafting material to strengthen and enhance your jaw bone. After a few months, the graft creates enough new bone to help dental implants sit securely in your mouth. [Read more…]