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How Fast Does The Bone Grow Back After A Bone Graft
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
4 weeks to 4 months: Bone graft material will act as a catalyst to begin bone growth via osteoconduction, osteoinduction, or osteogenesis. In osteoconduction, the grat acts as a scaffold, as blood vessel via neovascular genesis will bring in the bone cell, proliferate, differentiate, and mature. In osteoinduction, it will induce the bone to form and mature similarly. Osteogenesis only occurs with autogenous graft. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone graft pain: The bone graft itself does not cause pain. The discomfort comes more from the complete debridement of the area especially if it was infected before being grafted and the elevation of gum tissue to place membranes to cover the graft. Depending on the graft location and the person's susceptibility, there may also be swelling of the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had stitches out before two weeks after bone graft for molar removal because healed fast .Been just over three weeks, will shouting cause damage?
No!: but why shout?? "Speak softly but carry a bid stick!" Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I am 4 days post extraction and bone graft (2 back upper molars) no swelling or pain but noticing a bad odor . Is this normal?
No: See your Dentist, Periodontist, or Oral Surgeon for a reevaluation. ...Read more
My back molar was extracted 4 days ago. Very difficult extraction and i had a bone graft as well. I'm still in very much pain. Is it normal?
What kind of pain can I expect to experience following the extraction of my lower right back molar with a bone graft and stitches? And, for how long?
Just back from my 3 tooth alloderm and bone grafting on lower teeth. About how long til the bone graft starts to become solidified(forgot to inquire)?
Met with accident 8 months back. Docs saved my toe but bone was chipd so put a bone graft now it doesn't bend. What can I do to reverse. Anthr surgry?
Orif and bone graft to web b fx recovery time and when I'm back on my feet is there any weight training exercises I should avoid and for how long ?
Depends on healing: If you have has a bone graft, then likely you had a pretty bad fracture. Healing time depends on serial x-rays that show incorporation of graft and bone healing. Conditions such as osteoporosis and tobacco use may prolong this healing time. Generally 6-8 weeks for healing followed by physical therapy. I usually would avoid any ankle weight training excercises for 10-12 weeks. Ask your surgeon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When can I begin to eat solids following my lower right back molar extraction with bone graft and stitches?
4 weeks: It may take 14 days for soft tissue to attach and 28 days for them to cross link (providing strength). Normally if you don't have agraft (usually you don't need them) you can eat right away since the wisdom teeth is located far back and not involve with occlusion (it may hurt upon swallowing due to swelling 2-3 days). Since you have a graft, chew on the other side so the graft can be protected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I get bone grafting at the site of my 3 upper back teeth and later decide not to get implants, but a partial, will the bone graft remain or lost?
Dental: Is there a temporary denture (need it) for all 3 furthest back molars for 3 months until bone graft hardens in preparation for 3 implants?
No: I would strongly recommend that you leave the area of the bone graft alone, especially with there being no cosmetic issues. The pressure the temporary denture would put on the graft site during function (transmucosal loading) will compromise the graft's success. The long term goal should be to maximize the success of your long term treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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