Having a Bone Graft in Mexico
We often talk about having a bone graft or graftless solutions on our dental implant treatments but what is exactly a bonegraft and why should you have it?
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure to place new bone into missing spaces. Bonegrafting is commonly used to prevent bone loss due to the abscense of tooth roots. This procedure sometimes uses your own bone or a replacement that can be with an artificial, synthetic, or natural substitute.
So when is Bone grafting necessary?
Whenever a tooth root is missing on your jawbone it will start with bone lossing healthy qualities like density height and width. The most common times when you need to get a bonegraft are:
After a tooth extraction
Before Placing Dental Implants
Sinus Lift Crestal Technique
Socket Graft post Extraction
Sinus Lift Lateral Window Technique
Bone Graft Cost in Mexico
The bonegraft cost in Mexico starts from $250 USD and goes to $1,5000 depending on the treatment and the quantity of bonegraft needed.
Bone Graft Types and Techniques
Socket Graft: The most common type of bonegraft it's used after a tooth extraction to replace the missing roots.
Block Bone Graft: This type of bonegraft its used to fill a quadrant (2 o more teeth) of the lower jawbone with a block of bone.
Ridge Bonegraft: This type of bonegraft is used to increase width or height on a quadrant some times when this can't be achived by osseointegration an Expansion Ridge is used instead.
Sinus Lift is a bone graft on the alveolar bone in the top jaw there are two common sinus lift techniques:
Sinus Lift Crestal Technique: Before the implant is placed there is vertical a bonegraft that pushes the sinus to regain the desired height.
Sinus Lift Lateral Window Technique: As the name says there is a lateral incision similar to a window used to place the bonegraft material.