Periodontal disease affects many people around the world, and it is a gum disease that can cause extreme decay in the bone tissue and the teeth itself.
Bone grafting or augmentation is the act of replacing decayed or missing bone with synthetic bone in the jaw or gum line. This will eventually give the dentist a place to place the implant, because otherwise there would be no way to keep the implant in place. In periodontal disease, bone grafting can allow the remaining teeth to reduce the amount of lost bone density, and have better looking and healthier teeth.
In order to find out more about bone grafting, please call Sherwood Park Dental.