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Bone Grafting

If a patient needs a dental implant but doesn’t have enough bone to support it, can he or she still get implants? Yes, thanks to a bone graft.


Bone grafts for the dental implant procedure

A bone graft procedure allows patients to still receive implants even though he or she may not have a sufficient amount of bone. The right amount of bone is needed in order for the implant to have a stable foundation within the jaw bone.

Bone grafts have also been shown to slow down the progression of bone loss in the jaw area.

Dr. Blevins will determine which type of bone graft is needed— alloplast, autogenous, xenograft, or allograft.

After the procedure, your implant dentist will talk to you about the healing and recovery period, which may take up to three months for a full recovery. During this time, you will follow certain post-operative instructions, including restrictions and requirements.

Once the bone graft heals properly, dental implants can be placed.

If you are interested in dental implants, call Blevins Dentistry in Mullins, SC today.

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At Blevins Dentistry in Mullins, South Carolina, we take pride in delivering excellent dentistry with compassion and integrity. We believe that all of our patients should have the opportunity to experience optimal oral health in regards to comfort, function, and esthetics. Our desire is to build long-term relationships with patients who appreciate quality care and service. Patients travel to our Mullins office from Florence, Loris, Aynor, Dillon, Latta, Marion, Conway, North Myrtle & Myrtle Beach, Longs, Little River and other surrounding areas for cosmetic, general, and restorative dental services.