Patients in North Hollywood ask about the bone graft procedure in preparation for dental implants
Dr. Fadi Elzayat in North Hollywood, CA is a dentist who provides a variety of solutions for patients faced with tooth loss. A popular restoration method is dental implants. Implants are ideal for patients seeking a permanent repair following the loss of natural teeth. However, not everyone is a proper candidate. The bone of the jaw must be sufficient for the success of the implant. Patients preparing for implants may undergo a procedure called a bone graft.
What is bone grafting?
Bone grafting is the replacement of bone in the jaw area with oral surgery. Dr. Elzayat often uses donated bone to graft into the jaw and help build an appropriate ridge. This ensures that a dental implant placed into the jaw will hold successfully and the patient will not experience complications related to lack of bone for the stimulation of osseointegration. Dental implants depend on bone of the jaw for strength and stability. Without it, dental implantation is unsuccessful and patients must consider alternatives.
Who is a candidate for bone grafting?
There are several reasons why patients may consider undergoing the bone graft procedure. The best candidates for bone grafting are patients who:
- Have experienced the loss of bone.
- Are interested in the placement of dental implants.
- Want to build up the ridge of jaw bone for a healthier smile.
Learn more about the bone graft procedure with Dr. Elzayat
Dr. Elzayat in the North Hollywood area is dedicated to assisting patients in preparing their smiles for restorative procedures such as the placement of dental implants. He encourages individuals in and around the community to connect with him, to determine if these treatments are appropriate for their specific needs. Call A-Dental Center Family, Cosmetic, and Implant Dentistry at 818-593-0700 or personally visit the office at 11335 Magnolia Boulevard #1A.