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What materials are involved in a bone graft?

24-03-2020

Preston Dental Saskatoon Dental Clinic Services

Different types of materials are used in bone grafting. Examples include:

  • Your own bone taken from one part of your body, the “donor site,” and moved to another part of your body, the ‘’graft site”.
  • Bone taken from another person which is then sterilized and freeze-dried before being placed into your body.
  • Bone taken from an animal, usually a cow, which is then sterilized and freeze-dried before being placed into your body.
  • Synthetic and other materials Your dentist will advise you on which type of graft material will most effectively build bone in your situation.