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What Can I Expect After Bone Grafting?

October 21, 2021

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Digital model of dental bone graft procedureIf you recently had your consultation for dental implants, you probably didn’t expect your periodontist to discover you’ve lost bone in your jaw. You can lose up to 25% of your jaw’s density within the first year of missing a tooth. Up to 50% of patients interested in dental implants require bone grafting. While it adds another step to your treatment plan, it’s crucial to the long-term success of your new smile. Here’s what you can expect when recovering from your dental bone graft procedure.