Bone graft is a surgical procedure to repair and rebuild the bones loss in the jaw by transplantation. Using healthy bone tissue we can recreate bone and supporting tissues for implants or dentures. The bone used to graft is synthetic bone or bone taken from another area in the mouth. Human and animal donors can also be a good source of bone graft material. This bone gets sanitized and safe to use.
Ridge preservation is a common oral surgical procedure often performed following a tooth extraction. Bone graft fill in the extracted root or indented areas of the jaw. It preserves the natural contour of the gums and jaw that may have been lost due to bone loss from a tooth extraction, or for another reason.
Ridge augmentation is the bone graft procedure that enhance the bone volume of deficient sites prior to implant placement.