San Carlos, CA dentist describes the cost, benefits, and purpose of dental bone graft procedures
At Peninsula Dental Implant Center, Dr. Shivani Gupta and her team in San Carlos, CA understand that many patients love the idea of placing dental implants to replace missing teeth. Unfortunately, patients who do not have enough bone structure of the jaw are not considered good candidates for this procedure. Instead, the team may encourage patients to learn more about a bone graft procedure that can rebuild the bone of the jaw and prepare the patient for the placement of dental implants later on. Our provider can discuss with patients the purpose, cost, and benefits of bone grafting.
How much does bone grafting cost?
The final cost of bone grafting varies greatly from patient to patient. The type of bone grafting material, the area being addressed, and any benefits that can be obtained from the patient’s dental insurance are all factors that can affect the final cost of treatment. We encourage patients to bring their dental insurance card with them to their dental visit so our front office team can develop an accurate quote for services.
Why would a patient need bone grafting?
In most cases, bone grafting is done to prepare the smile for the placement of dental implants, which require enough bone to successfully place. A 3D CT Scan helps Dr. Shivani Gupta decide if bone grafting is appropriate for a patient and walk them through the options available to them.
What are the benefits of bone grafting?
Bone graft procedures at Peninsula Dental Implant Center are:
During a consultation appointment, patients can ask their provider about this and other procedures that can be used for replacing missing teeth.
Learn more about bone grafting procedures in San Carlos, CA
Dr. Shivani Gupta and her team are committed to ensuring patients have the ability to repair their smile in the way they desire. If you are not a good candidate for dental implants because of bone loss, bone grafting may be right for you. Call Peninsula Dental Implant Center today at (650) 232-7650 to request a consultation visit and find out if you can benefit from repairing the loss of natural bone to prepare the smile for dental implants!
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