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What is the difference between a keratolimbal allograft and an autologous graft

A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Speak with you INS: I recommend you contact you insurance company. There are different ways to code this in some cases depending on the diagnosis and rationale for treat... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Allograft: To my knowledge there are no published success rates. Each case is different based upon the individual, the specific tooth situation and the skill of ... Read More
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Periodontist.: See a periodontist. There are specifics that will affect success rate based on tissue type, location, age, habits etc. You want an answer that is rel... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Post Op Swelling: You should only have mild to moderate swelling. Having said that, the amount of swelling varies from individual to individual. I have found the bigges... Read More
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
Dentistry 44 years experience
Depends on precautio: If pre-med antibiotics were taken or you keep it very clean, chances are not much.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possible : Very important to be followed by infectious disease and have thorough and complete resolution
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Bruxism cause: The cause of bruxism is not well understood. It might be related to stress, sleep disorder, occlusal dysharmony, etc. Appliance can be made to minimiz... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Langenfeld
Dentistry 41 years experience
Manageable: Having an allograph means your surgeon doesn't have to harvest bone from another site, which is generally considered to be more invasive and traumati... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Homework.: There are several ways to go depending on your specific post-operative condition. Bone grafting, small digital implants or spacers, just to mention a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
GVHD is a reaction..: of engrafted immune cells against the patients healthy tissues. It leads to inflammation and side effects in a variety of tissues. Rejection is the o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Vein vs. Symthetic: Typically natural bypass grafts are your own vein or artery. It is also possible to use cryopreserved vein or artery from a cadaver (less common but a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
One healing site: With alloderm, you don't need to have tissue removed from the roof of your mouth, so you only have one surgical site that needs to heal as opposed to ... Read More