In order to ensure sufficient anchorage for the prosthesis, the implants must be placed in a sufficient bone volume. When the bone volume is insufficient, it can be surgically increased with bone grafting.
Bone grafts are followed by a period of healing, during which pain or inflammation may occur. A postoperative follow-up and a possible medication prescription will promote the good progress of this healing period. Your dentist will adjust the postoperative recommendations according to your case.
A gum graft can restore a nice smile while preserving the teeth. Indeed, teeth can become exposed when unhealthy gums are receding.
The surgery is performed under local anaesthesia, same as for a cavity filling. It lasts from one to two hours and includes the following steps:
Following your gum graft, we will prescribe antibiotics. Analgesics and anti-inflammatories are also very effective against pain. A complete postoperative follow-up will be done until the area is completely healed.
Dentistes REMA devotes significant attention to providing you with the most appropriate treatments, under optimal conditions of comfort and safety. We offer you personal guidance so that you can smile in all serenity from the beginning to the end of your medical follow-up.
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