After tooth loss, the fundamental bone in the alveolar ridge fails to get the constant pressure that helps the growth of natural bone. With the passage of time, the bone reabsorbs into the body of the patient.
This resorption can affect the basal bone. This entire process needs considerable time, a few years to be precise, after which you can lose your bone to such an extent that it cannot hold a denture or a dental implant. Resorption differs for each patient, .i.e. it can take more time to reabsorb the bone in some patients.
Therefore, bone graft dental becomes necessary for patients before they can get dental implants. Moreover, this means that they have to wait so the bone can heal and the tissue can re-grow. Bone graft dental is categorized into the following types.
When the tooth is taken out, the dental surgeon performs a socket graft to avoid bone deterioration and protect the alveolar ridge. Left out material from the missing tooth is used as the bone material with the empty socket.
Usually, xenografts are used in the socket grafts. The bone in a xenograft belongs to an animal such as a pig or a cow. It is used for filling the socket so the body is deceived into accepting it as the bone material of a human. As time passes, it forces the body to become familiar with this new composition and converts itself into a human bone.
Block Bone Grafts
In this procedure, a dental surgeon takes out a human bone via a patient’s lower jaw (the area around the wisdom teeth) or the chin. Block bone graft follows the same operation as a socket graft. This procedure is required when a xenograft does not offer the needed bone bulk that can strengthen the deteriorated ridge.
Sinus Lift Grafts
Sometimes, the jaw bone, which needs an implant, and the maxillary sinus cavity are in close proximity to each other. When the distance between the sinus and bone is less than 5mm, your dental surgeon is going to carefully raise the sinus membrane and add a bone graft for the creation of new space. Generally, before placing the dental implants, you may have to wait for more than six months.
Dental Bone Graft Cost
The dental bone graft cost is quite high in the UK, Australia, Canada, and the USA. As a resident of these countries, you may have to spend as much as $5,000 for the dental bone graft cost. As such, you can opt for bone graft dental in India to minimize costs. Visit Dr. Motiwala Dental Clinic & Implant Center and get bone graft dental in India from Dr. Irfan Motiwala. Over the last few years, Dr. Irfan has dealt with several international patients and equipped them with dental bone grafts, allowing them to receive dental implants without any complications.