I have dentures in upper jaw for 15 years. How much bone loss do I have, is there any bone left?
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both options, are great and you will be able to change, shape, size and even color of your smile.
How much bone is necessary to place an implant?
Based on the thickness of your jawbone ridge, your dentist may recommend either a panoramic x-ray (which is two dimensional) or a CT scan (which is three dimensional) to determine how much bone you currently have.
If you do not currently have sufficient bone, then a bone graft procedure can be performed so that you have enough bone for dental implants to be placed.
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