Tooth loss and facial trauma can cause jawbone deterioration. Without treatment, jawbone atrophy can worsen, affecting your facial features.
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that can increase the density of the bone in preparation for dental implants and other treatments.
Dr. Gregory E. Anderson performs bone grafting at our Logan, UT, and Garland offices to enhance and protect the oral health of our patients.
How Does a Bone Graft Work?
Benefits of Bone Grafting
Restore Your Candidacy for Implants
Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth with crowns, bridges, and dentures. In order to qualify for implants, patients must have sufficient bone left in their jaw. By creating a solid foundation, bone grafting can restore your candidacy for dental implants even if you have insufficient bone tissue.
Improve Your Oral Health
A bone graft protects against jawbone atrophy by preserving existing bone tissue and regenerating what was lost. When a tooth is removed, a graft can also be placed at the same time to prevent the collapse of the socket and maintain oral health.
Enjoy Outstanding Success Rates
If you have suffered atrophy in your jaw, bone grafting is a tried and true solution. The procedure offers remarkable success rates. In fact, research indicates that implants placed in grafted bone are just as successful as those placed in natural bone.
A Bone Graft Is Just the Beginning Set a Healthy Foundation for a Smile Makeover
"Thank You to You and Your Staff" Review from Our Patients
Dr. Gregory and his wife are great people. Saw him after hours for a locked jaw and he went above and beyond making me feel comfortable and making sure I understood what caused it/ how to help it. Very friendly, very kind, very admirable. Glad I met him!
Dr Anderson has helped me to be able to function when my mouth has been in so much pain. I had 2 implants that could not heal. My entire mouth was sore tender and not working. From previous dentist work. Dr Anderson solved the problems with the implants and helped me to once again be able eat abs have a normal life. Thank you to you and your staff.
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Have you considered dental implants in the past, but were told you did not have enough bone to support them? Bone grafting by Dr. Anderson can help you rebuild bone tissue, restore your candidacy for implants, and preserve your facial features.
Dr. Anderson is a board-certified oral surgeon and a Diplomate of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He performs a wide range of oral surgery procedures, including bone grafting and dental implant placement. Patients who visit our Logan, UT, or Garland offices can enjoy the convenience and comfort of having most of their treatment performed under the same roof. We maintain a friendly, casual atmosphere where patients can feel relaxed while receiving the surgical care they need. To schedule a bone graft or dental implant consultation, contact us online anytime.
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Types of Bone Grafts
Also referred to as ridge preservation, a socket graft is usually performed at the same time as an extraction. When a tooth is removed, there is an empty socket left behind. Without a graft, the socket is more likely to collapse, leaving an indentation in the gums. Dr. Anderson places socket grafts to preserve the ridge and prevent bone loss.
If the teeth have been missing for a prolonged period of time, the jawbone can shrink significantly. Often, this means there is not sufficient bone remaining to accommodate implants. Ridge augmentation uses new bone to add height, width, and density to the dental ridge, making it possible for Dr. Anderson to place implants into a stable foundation.
When tooth loss or disease affect the upper jaw, the maxillary sinuses can drop down and invade the space once occupied by teeth roots, preventing you from safely undergoing implant treatment. During sinus lift surgery, Dr. Anderson raises the sinus membrane back into its proper position and places a bone graft in the remaining space.
What to Expect during Surgery
How Much Does a Bone Graft Cost?
The cost of your procedure will depend on your unique case, so we encourage you to contact our office to receive a quote.
At Gregory E. Anderson PC, we are proud to offer affordable rates on our procedures. We often charge 20 to 25 percent less than other providers in the area. Still, we maintain a high standard of care and use the latest technology including surgical guides and digital x-rays.
"This Place Was Amazing" More Reviews from Satisfied Patients
This place was amazing. I had been in pain and they took me right away and got the problem fixed. They even called to make sure I was well after the procedure was done.
Dr. Anderson and his staff were very friendly and helpful. They answered my questions and gave very clear instructions for what to expect and do going forward.