Ridge Augmentation

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There may be occasions when a tooth has been missing for a long period of time. Therefore, a different type of bone graft may be needed: the jaw bone may have narrowed or saddled. To ensure implant success, the bony ridge is augmented (widened) with bone grafting material. Healing time for this procedure can be 3-6 months.

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