Do you have questions about bone grafting? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our oral surgeon, Dr. Daniel Cannon, is happy to help you find the answers you are looking for and maybe even teach you something new about bone grafting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To do so, he is happy to share the answers to the following commonly asked questions:
Question No. 1: What is bone grafting?
Answer: Bone grafting is a treatment that involves our oral surgeon replacing missing bone with natural or synthetic bone to give you a stronger jaw, mouth and oral health.
Question No. 2: Why is it important to preserve bone and surrounding gum tissue?
Answer: Because lost bone and affected gums can make the jawbone and smile weak and fragile. In fact, the bones can collapse and become too weak to support replacement teeth with dental implants.
Question No. 3: How long does it take for a bone graft to heal?
Answer: Typically, healing takes about two to four months, depending on your health and recovery.
If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about bone grafting, please reach out to our oral surgery team at Cannon Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. When you dial 918-743-1351, we will be more than happy to help you in any way we can. We look forward to hearing from you!