Bone Grafting New York NY

When Is Bone Grafting Necessary?

Missing teeth over a period of time can cause your jawbone to atrophy, or resorb. This often results in poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for the placement of dental implants as well as long term shifting of remaining teeth and changes to facial structure. Most patients, in these situations, are not candidates for dental implants.

Fortunately, today we have the ability to graft bone where it is needed. This not only gives us the opportunity to place implants of proper length and width, but it also gives us a chance to restore functionality and aesthetic appearance.

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Major Bone Grafting

Bone grafting can repair implant sites with inadequate bone structure due to previous extractions, gum disease, or injuries. The bone is either obtained from a tissue bank or your own bone is taken from the jaw, hip or tibia (below the knee). Sinus bone grafts are also performed to replace bone in the posterior upper jaw. In addition, special membranes may be utilized that dissolve under the gum to protect the bone graft, as well as encourage bone regeneration. This is called guided bone regeneration, or guided tissue regeneration.

Major bone grafts are typically performed to repair defects of the jaws. These defects may arise as a result of traumatic injuries, tumor surgery, or congenital defects. Large defects are repaired using the patient’s own bone. This bone is harvested from a number of different areas depending on the size needed. The skull (cranium), hip (iliac crest), and lateral knee (tibia), are common donor sites. These procedures are routinely performed in an operating room and require a hospital stay.

Tribeca Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PLLC

5 out of 5 stars based on 7 Bone Grafting reviews

Patient Review By Karran P

Dr. Schiffman is experienced and very knowledgeable. He was informative and pleasant. I extracted 4 wisdom teeth in order to start my Invisalign and He did a great job since they were close to my nerve but after a week every part of my mouth felt great no pain and sensitivity thanks doc I will definitely recommend anyone to try them.....

- Karran P

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Patient Review By Kathy T

Dr. Faye is amazing. I have less pain with her with major extractions (and my 84-year old mom) than with some regular dental work I've had in the past. She is never too busy to fit us in on an emergency and for me, the fact that she can put me to sleep during the procedure is a major plus. The healing time if very fast - she is just the best.

- Kathy T

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Patient Review By Geraldine Walsh K

I am a survivor of Guggenheim Dental Clinic. At age 6 I had a very traumatic extraction, no pain management and a slap in the face because I cried.I have no problems with any other dental procedure, never received anything with novocaine. When I saw Dr.Day for one extraction I cried all the way to the office. With sedation remembered nothing. Yesterday, at the age of 61 I had my four wisdom teeth extracted because I trusted her and the staff. At times I could feel what she was doing but no anxiety or pain. Took one naproxen when I got home, no pain afterthat . As of this morning I don't feel as though I had any procedure done Thank you all. Geraldine

- Geraldine Walsh K

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Patient Review By Samuel S

I would recommend this oral surgeon to a friend or anyone else. She is absolutely amazing

- Samuel S

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Patient Review By Jennifer Z

Great office, excellent staff, and skilled doctor. Extremely clean and comfortable operation area. When I walked in, all the tools for the procedure were covered under sheet for my comfort. My procedure went accordingly and recovery was smooth, the nurses called to check in the day after. I would recommend her to everyone and I sure wish I did my first pair of wisdom extractions with her!

- Jennifer Z

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Patient Review By Joanne J

Everything that Dr. Fay told me would happen before, during and after my procedure was exactly what I experienced. I had absolutely no "chipmunk" swelling and you can tell that while I was under anesthesia she was very gentle. Great experience and I would highly recommend to anyone.

- Joanne J

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Patient Review By Shivaal S

Great Staff, Great Doctor, Office well kept

- Shivaal S

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