Bone grafting is a procedure in which artificial/ synthetic or natural
bone material is usually suggested when the patient does not have
adequate amount of healthy natural bone in his body.
The main job of our bones in the jaw is to hold the teeth. When
teeth are lost – either by removal/injury the bone in that region has
no more reason to function. So it begins to dissolve (atrophy).
Moreover, bone formation is stimulated every time we chew using
Some common conditions in which a bone graft are suggested are
This treatment is usually done under Local Anesthesia and is
associated with minimal discomfort.