Bone grafting is a safe and highly successful procedure that involves the building up or adding bone to the jaw, the preservation of the amount of bone in which you want to place an implant or just increase the area to which there is missing bone.
Bone graft is not always necessary, but there will be cases where it will be essential, just like the following:
When you want to maintain bone dimension after a tooth extraction
When there is damage to the bone and an implant will be placed
To lift bone in posterior areas
This procedure is highly recommended for future implants, a better success of implants will depend on the bone graft.
After the procedure pain medication will be indicated for the patient, this is now a routine process for the dentist.
If you were indicated to have bone graft is probably because is a necessary procedure and to improve or fix your teeth you will have to do it sooner or later, so the sooner the better because the results of success will be higher.
Do not hesitate, call, make your appointment, your dentist will surely be happy to assist you.