What is Bone Grafting and When is it Necessary?


“You need a bone graft.” It’s not the most comforting sentence in the world. But, if your dentist tells you this, there is no need to worry! A dental bone graft procedure is actually common in dentistry, and it isn’t as scary (or as invasive) as it sounds. However, bone density is insufficient in some cases. This may be due to trauma, infection, or genetics. At Metropolitan Dental Care, our restorative dentist and periodontist offer bone grafting procedures to rebuild the jawbone for a healthy foundation. There are actually several reasons why this procedure may be necessary. Today, we will explore [...]