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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
No.: As long as the cyst, is not causing any problems, such as pain, inability to walk, pinching a nerve etc, there is no need to do anything about it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It deoends?: What kind of bone graft, if the bone was taken from the bank (bone bank) it like any other surgery, if the bone was taken from you it is painful.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
All the risks of any: Surgical procedure, like infection, nerve/vessels injury, bleeding, pain and a permanent scar from where the graft is taken.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Any bone gaffing require opening the site were the bone graft will be placed, if the bone graft was taken from some body else will less painful, if wa ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Not sure exactly what's being asked, but bone grafting is typically done to induce healing of bone at the site of a bony defect - most commonly, a bon ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Glennon
32 years experience in Dentistry
Not required...: If you want to support the gum tissue or for to support an implant in the future, then it's a good idea.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Varies: Fees vary from office to office. The cost of bone grafting depends on where the graft is needed, what type of grafting material is used, the type o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Variable: Depends on size location among other variables.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bone graft: Although I am not a dentist I do not believe so as a matter of fact a bone graft should be necessary only on very few occasions specially when the cav ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No, but: In some instances it is a good idea. This is usually the case in older patients who have had bone loss associated with impacted wisdom teeth.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Winston Muditajaya
23 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: For the most part yes. The modern dental implant design has been used for more than 30 years with great success. As far as bone grafts, there are diff ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See below: Alloderm is cadaveric (from a deceased person) dermis (the deep layer of the skin). It is processed and sterilized so it is virtually impossible to c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lon Alexander
36 years experience in Neurosurgery
Bone graft: Cervical fusion usually employs a bone graft. The bone graft is treated bone, and should not be considered living tissue. It serves as a spacer, and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience in General Practice
Surgery: Grafts are needed sometimes when there is serious trauma to the jaws, or if the patient has periodontal disease and the dentist is trying to restore s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
14 years experience in Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Local anesthesia with or without sedation could be used. For impacted teeth, general anesthesia might be needed. Please consult your oral surgeon.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Adequate nutrition is necessary for all healing of the body. Bone grafts require adequate calcium and vitamin D for healing. Please talk to your docto ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Quite Painful : It is quite painful and can cause disturbances in your ability to walk for a while. It's also necessary to stay in the hospital for at least a day fol ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne ORoark
56 years experience in Dentistry
Can be simple: If a tooth is lost, the socket will heal but will shrink. If a bone graft is put in the socket it will minimize the shrinkage. The graft can be as s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Building bone: Usually in an extraction socket at the time a tooth is removed. This is usually done when planning an implant replacement.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Situational dependen: I prefer not to use nay bone grafting if possible but if I have to do, i consider using patient's own bone if possible.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Some are: There are growing numbers of outpatient neck and back surgeries done outpatient. Fusion of cervical (neck) vertebra is becoming common. Fusion of the ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No : The bone block graft from the chin can be painful. It is not minimally invasive. There are other more refined bone grafting techniques available whi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Call your dentist. : Other than placing ice over the area, calling your dentist is the best suggestion i can offer.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Filling a bone void: Doctors use to use bone from our shin or pelvis to fill holes in bones or add to bones that were not healing. Now we usually use freeze dried bone fr ... Read More
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