Bone grafting is a procedure in which and a type of bone replacement material is placed in a defect and allowed to heal. In many cases bone grafting becomes necessary because a tooth has been removed. To preserve the ridge and ensure there is adequate bone for an implant or to maintain the ridge for a bridge, bone grafting becomes necessary. There are numerous kinds of bone grafting material on the market. Common sources include cadaver, bovine, ceramics, or synthetic type substitutes.
Call Viera Dental Arts today at (321) 255-4644 or send us an email to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gollob and see if you are a good candidate for bone grafting.