Bone Grafts in Los Algodones, Mexico

Bone grafting is a dental treatment that is performed to increase the size of the jaw bone in cases where there is bone loss due to tooth extraction, traumatic injury, or some other oral disease. After this surgery, a dental implant can be attached to the grafted bone. Sinus lifts are a very similar procedure but are done on the upper jaw to prevent bone loss.

What is bone graft procedure about?

Carrying out implant dentistry work in a patient who suffers from jaw bone density loss without first performing a bone graft surgery can have bad consequences, since the implant will not be fixed well, and if the implant has to be removed, the bone density loss will be higher.

That is why, during the first consultation, Dr. Xochipilli Bojorquez will do a deep examination to identify what type of damage exists in the tissue, or if there is any other disease that is affecting your oral health, to know if you are a candidate for a bone graft procedure or sinus lift surgery.

Although it may sound complicated, it is a simple procedure that can be completed in one session. Our dentist will agree with the patient if the dental bone restoration surgery will be performed with local anesthesia or IV sedation, depending on the type of graft material to be used and the patient’s preferences.

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During surgery, our implant dentistry specialist will make an incision in the gum to separate the soft tissue from the existing bone, then the new bone or bone graft material will be placed and fixed to the jawbone with a titanium screw. Finally, the area will be covered with a membrane and the gum will be sutured. The healing process will last 3 to 6 months so that the grafted bone is perfectly healed to place the dental implant.

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Why is a bone graft necessary to get dental implants?

One of the most used and effective dental treatments to replace missing teeth is dental implants; Through this procedure, a titanium implant is fixed in the jaw bone to which the new tooth will be attached. It is a very effective long-term solution and a perfect way to restore the aesthetic to the smile, but, to be eligible for a dental implant, it will be necessary for the bone to meet the appropriate conditions for the implant to be fixed.

Losing a tooth produces a natural bone density loss on the jaw. Without a tooth to stimulate the bone, it will be slowly reabsorbed losing volume in the process. So, if you want to have a dental implant and the jawbone has shrunk considerably, a bone graft will be necessary.

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The process of bone density loss happens in all cases of tooth loss, even if it is a tooth extracted. The use of removable prostheses or full dentures prevents displacement of the teeth, but not bone degradation. Periodontal disease or gum disease can also cause loss of bone structure, so it is important to pay attention to our oral health, not only to have a beautiful smile but to enjoy good health.

Types of bone graft used to place dental implants

Bone grafts are taken from other parts of bone tissue and placed in the required location to increase its size. These grafts can be taken from the patient or just plastic biocompatible materials. Far from what you may think about, bone grafting, it’s a simple and painless procedure. 3 main types of bone graft can be used for bone augmentation in dental implant treatments.

Autogenous: the patient’s bone tissue is taken and grafted. The graft can be taken from another part of the jaw or chin to avoid making other extraoral wounds. This bone grafting is ideal since there is no risk of rejection or infection. Also, the healing process will be quicker and the implant placement could be done in less time.

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Allograft: the graft is a sample of bone tissue taken from another donor. This sample has been treated to achieve neutrality and immunity to prevent rejection and infection.

Alloplastic: the grafting is a synthetic material, perfectly biocompatible.

There is a fourth bone graft material called xenographic material, in which processed bovine bone is used to create a natural substitute for human bone. This alternative has been fully approved and is becoming more common in bone grafting procedures.

After grafting, the bone will reach its proper height and width. The recovery period can take between three weeks to six months as the body begins to assimilate and integrate the graft on a cellular level. After the bone graft surgery, you will be able to get dental implant surgery

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To consider before and after the bone grafting surgery

If you have missing spaces in your mouth due to extraction, injury, or age, and you have waited some years to get a treatment, you are most likely to have damage in the jawbone structure, so you are a candidate for a bone grafting.

Before the surgical procedure, our doctor will examine the area by doing a CT Scan and a series of X-rays in the upper and lower jaw to identify the type of damage that exists in the bone and determine the amount of bone that should be grafted. Thanks to our technological equipment, Dr. Bojorquez will be able to show you a virtual tour of what the surgery will be like.

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How to prepare for your surgery?

To prepare for surgery, patients will need to have blood tests so the dentist can make sure there will be no complications during the procedure. In case the patient suffers from diabetes, some gum disease such as periodontitis, or damage in tooth roots near the area, some extra measures and treatments should be taken.

During the wound healing process, patients should avoid strenuous physical activity for at least 3 months and don’t smoke to avoid damage or infection in the sinus area. Our doctor will recommend medication to avoid pain after the procedure, and it is recommended to only eat soft foods during the first 6 days.

Benefits of getting dental surgery in our clinic in Los Algodones, Mexico

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Los Algodones is a town in Baja California, located on the border of the US and Mexico, which over the years has become a strategic place for dental clinics, due to the large number of visitors from different areas of the United States and Canada seeking quality and affordable dental work.

With 9 workstations, the latest technology equipment, and a group of expert doctors in different dental specialties, led by Dr. Xochipilli Bojorquez, a specialist in implant dentistry, our clinic, Dental Solutions, is positioned as one of the best and largest in Los Algodones, and an excellent option for bone graft and sinus lifts in Mexico

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If you are interested in cost savings but want to get top-quality medical care, we are your best option. At Dental Solutions, we offer you state-of-the-art dental procedures and treatments, such as dental bone graft, tooth extraction, dental crown, cosmetic dentistry, and more for an unbeatable price and completely toll free. Contact us right now for arranging future bookings, we will be happy to welcome you and allow you to have good oral health and a beautiful smile. You can learn more about bone grafting cost and the rest of our prices in USD here.

Our Prices

Implant Procedures

  • Std. Titanium Implant (Implant Only)
    $750
  • Std. Implant Crown + Abutment
    $450
  • Sinus Lifting
    $700 – $1,190
  • Bone Graft
    $400
  • Implant Supported Denture (Removable-With 2 Implants)
    $3,250
  • Implant Supported Denture (Removable-With 3 Implants)
    $3,990
  • All on Four – Implants & acrylic bridge
    $8,900
  • All on Six – Implants & acrylic bridge
    $11,100
  • All on Eight – Implants & acrylic bridge
    $13,300

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