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Gum Graft
Jan 3, 2001
... Hi, I recently had a root canal on tooth #8 and then had periodontal surgery done on it (the periodontist found bone loss and had to do a bone replacement graft). Needless to say, this was very painful and I was out of work for 3 days. Now I need a gum graft. The doctor explained to me the procedure and it doesn't sound like too much fun. Has anyone ever had this done... (3 replies)
... that may or may not have problems in the future. I did not want the cost but I felt I really had no choice. My insurance covered nothing! I also had to have a bone graft because the front teeth are rooted in a thin part of bone in your skull unlike the back teeth where the bone is more dense. ... (5 replies)
... Ridge on the cheek side of your mouth. It sounds like, from the trauma to your two front teeth, you have bone loss that needs to be replaced. And this is what a bone graft will do. This can be done when they extract the teeth. After a bone graft has been done, there is definitely healing... ... (1 replies)

... but I hear it's almost a given, and that the best time to do it is immediately after extraction, when your natural bone can best regenerate. Also, I don't want to weaken the bone in that area and also look sunken in and prematurely old. ... (91 replies)
... I had one fail after many years but personally I feel it did so b/c of a replacement bridge that was attached to it - it was fine with the old bridge for more than 7 yrs - but once that bidge was replaced I started having problem with the implant immediately. For me telltale signs of an impending failure included - some pain or discomfort and an urge to grind the... (2 replies)

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