Bone Graft for molar implant necessary?
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Bone grafting helps to preserve bone volume and implant can be placed in ideal position.If oral surgeon is planning for immediate implant then bone grafting is essential.
Implant, bone grafting
Due to molars having multi roots, bone grafting will help against rapid resorption of the bone from the empty root sockets after an extraction. I definitely recommend bone grafting to make sure you can have as wide and as long of an implant as possible.
Socket Grafting after Extraction
If you want to maintain as much bone as possible and preserve the site for a future dental implant, it is advisable to have the socket grafted when the tooth is extracted.
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