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When is dental bone surgery necessary?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: When a defect exists

Bone grafting in dental surgery is necessary when a defect is present.
This may be minor or extensive, depending on the reason the graft is needed. If needed for implant placement, it may involve sinus bone grafting, block grafting, or use of a membrane to hold the material in place. If not for implants, it may still help to keep the topography of the bone and gum tissue.

In brief: When a defect exists

Bone grafting in dental surgery is necessary when a defect is present.
This may be minor or extensive, depending on the reason the graft is needed. If needed for implant placement, it may involve sinus bone grafting, block grafting, or use of a membrane to hold the material in place. If not for implants, it may still help to keep the topography of the bone and gum tissue.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dr. Kevin Owoc
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Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

There are numerous types of bone surgery.
Can be to make a tooth longer so a crown fits better, can also be for gum work, to make it easier to keep certain teeth cleaner.

In brief: Depends

There are numerous types of bone surgery.
Can be to make a tooth longer so a crown fits better, can also be for gum work, to make it easier to keep certain teeth cleaner.
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dr. Ira Biderman
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

There are a number of conditions in which dental bone surgery would be necessary.
Careful diagnosis of any bony or dental problems would determine whether or not bone surgery is necessary.

In brief: Depends

There are a number of conditions in which dental bone surgery would be necessary.
Careful diagnosis of any bony or dental problems would determine whether or not bone surgery is necessary.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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