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A 63-year-old male asked:

When bone graft material is placed into a tooth socket and hardens without an implant about how long til it totally wears away in a molar site?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Bone graft: It depends upon the type of bone graft material, your general health, amount of bone loss, etc. Generally about 3-4 months, sometimes longer until bone matures.
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