Bone Grafting For Dental Implants

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies and reabsorbed. This often leaves a condition in which there is poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. In these situations, most patients are not candidates for placement of dental implants and bone grafts are needed.

New technology allows us an opportunity to not only replace bone where it is missing but promote new bone growth in that location. This not only gives us the opportunity to place implants of proper length and width, it also gives us a chance to restore functionality and esthetic appearance.

Benefits of

Dental Implants

Missing some or all of your teeth can cause facial collapse, bone and soft-tissue deterioration, and many other serious oral health conditions. Dental implants have a transformative impact on the way your smile looks, feels, and functions. This procedure has both cosmetic and restorative benefits, as it enhances your ability to eat and speak normally, as well as improving the way your smile looks, and the confidence you have in it. We use highly advanced technology such as 3D CT scans to carefully plan your treatment, providing you with the most specialized results. With the proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime and provide you with a healthy, gorgeous grin for the rest of your life. ​

Benefits Include

  • Lets you eat and function like having natural teeth
  • A solid, stable solution that will serve you for life
  • Preserves your facial appearance and prevents bone loss
  • And continuing use of tobacco products

Timeline & Procedure

Dental Implants

The treatment procedure and number of visits is largely dependent on the specific conditions. Generally, the healing process for getting dental implants takes between three to six months and will vary from patient to patient. The overall treatment process from consultation to the final placement of the restoration will take roughly six to ten months, sometimes longer in certain circumstances. Most patients report that they were much more comfortable following the procedure than they had anticipated.

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Acharya Periodontics COVID-19 Update

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is a top priority at Acharya Periodontics.
We are adhering to the guidelines set forth by both the CDC and The Virginia Department of Health as
we monitor developments related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We will continue to
implement strategies recommended by public health authorities.

As part of our own aseptic routine, we perform regular environmental cleaning that meets guidelines for
viral disinfection. We have also increased the frequency of cleanings and broad-spectrum disinfectants
used throughout the building. As usual, our patient areas are sanitized and sterilized as recommended
by the American Dental Association.

We will continue to monitor the situation, seek guidance and best practices from the appropriate health
authorities and share additional information as warranted.

We request that any patient, guest or any other member of Acharya Periodontics who does not feel
well, exhibits signs of infection, or has been in proximity to infected persons avoid entering the
premises.

Also, if you have traveled within the last 2 weeks international or domestic, please inform our staff via
telephone or email before your visit.

We will be glad to reschedule any appointments. Please call us at 540-283-0959 or email at
frontdesk@acharyaperiodontics.com .