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Dental implant surgery is one of the most life-changing oral surgeries available. By surgically implanting titanium posts into the jawbone, patients can gain a healthy, stable and beautiful smile after missing teeth. However, since dental implants require precise placement and an important healing period to be successful, there are a few qualifications that patients must meet before getting implants.

Beyond being in overall good health and not smoking, there is one primary criteria that patients must meet in order to be a candidate for implant dentistry – adequate jaw bone structure. If your jaw does not offer sufficient density and height, an implant is at risk for instability and failure. If you’ve been missing your teeth for quite some time, it may be that your bone has already atrophied due to the lack of stimulation. Your jawbone can also become damaged by trauma or from advanced periodontal disease. Regardless of the reason, you should know that there is a way to still get the implants you need and deserve – it just may require one extra procedure first.

Bone Grafting Paves the Way for Success

Osseointegration is the amazing process that occurs when the implant fuses to the surrounding jawbone as it heals. The implant must be fully enveloped by the bone, however, in order for complete stability to take place. Bone grafting is a specialized (and common) procedure designed to rebuild the jawbone in order for it to support an implant. In essence, for patients who would otherwise not qualify for implants due to poor bone structure, bone grafting is the heroic procedure that can pave the way to a successful smile.

What to Expect from a Bone Graft

In most cases, bone grafting must be done a set period of time before your implant surgery, in order to ensure the graft is taken well and the site is fully healed. You can expect to be under local anesthesia during your bone grafting procedure. For many patients, healthy bone tissue is harvested from your own body and placed in areas of your jaw where density is lacking.  Sometimes, growth factors are used to accelerate the healing process so that you can receive implants sooner.

Don’t Stress

Rest assured that bone grafting may add a bit more time and expense to your implant process, but it is a very simple and routine procedure that promises excellent results. Most of all, it is the only option that can qualify you for the most advanced and highest quality teeth replacement available – and it’s one you’ll enjoy the rest of your life!

Posted on behalf of 1899 Dental Implant

2733 Elk Grove Blvd #160
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: (877) 468-1899

Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday - Closed

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Our Patient Reviews

Liz B.

Went there for Free consultation and I went to 3 different dental implant places, and all were like at least $2400 more than here, I am so glad I found them, there office is modern.

Mark F.

I came to check their facility in Elk Grove, I called the 1899 number and the lady upfront was very nice and she scheduled me for free implant consult and when i reached their i was thrilled as facility was very modern, I got my CT scan done, no charge, whereas my oral surgeon in Sacramento wants to do it for $300 and dentist was very young, I was skeptical at first and I spoke to their other patients in the reception area and all say good things about him, I got my quote for 3 dental implants which is price of 1 dental implant from my oral surgeon here in downtown Sacramento. Go check them out they are good .

Brenda P.

Love there office in Elk Grove, they are best dental implant office in Sacramento, got my 2 implants done which I was waiting for so many years at almost half the price and they have latest technology, I am so excited to smile again, thanks to my friend who refereed me here and driving an hour was worth it.

Micheal S.

Got my All on 4 Implant dentures done here, prices were way cheaper than other places and doctors are very nice and knowledgeable.

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Such a great experience at one of their offices in Elk Grove, Ora dental Implant Studio, Dr. Dalla was very knowledgeable, I got my All on 4 procedure done and everyone compliment on my smile now, their prices were way much better than clear choice. If you are looking for All on 4 implant denture in Sacramento I would highly recommend go check them out.

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Best dental office to get your dental implants done in Sacramento.