What is an alloderm graft?

Synthetic graft. Graft that is used to augment soft tissue or periodontal tissue in the mouth.

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What can cause alloderm graft failure?

Body rejection. There are three possible causes although all are very rare. 1) rejection by the host(patient) 2) improper placement, and 3) poor post surgical care by patient. You need to see what the dentist says is the cause and if you feel comfortable have the procedure redone using your own tissue . If not seek out a second opinion. Find someone you feel is being honest and can trust. Read more...
It happens. Any time you have a graft done there is a chance of failure. It can be caused by many different factors ranging from an infection to rotten luck. I have seen grafts fail from time to time and sometimes we just have no idea what happened. If your doctor followed all the protocols your graft had a great chance of success but failure is always possible. Read more...

What is alloderm made from? What, exactly, is the alloderm grafting material made of? .

Alloderm . Alloderm is made from very carefully processed human skin. Stratice is another acellular dermal matrix (adm) that is made from the skin of pigs. Read more...
Alloderm . Alloderm is acellular cadaveric dermis made from human skin that has been treated in a way that it can not confer disease or tissue rejection. It comes sterilely pre-packaged in different sizes and thicknesses and tends to be expensive. Read more...
Alloderm . Alloderm is made from donated cadaveric skin which has been stripped of the epidermis and treated to remove all living cells. Read more...
Cadaver Tissue. It is an acellular dermal matrix made from Cadaver tissue. Read more...