My dentist told me that I would need to have bone grafting done after removing my wisdom teeth. I have 3 wisdom teeth left and they are all impacted. It would cost me $300 per tooth to have the grafting done. I am 24 years old and was wondering if bone grafting is necessary after having wisdom teeth removed. Several of my friends have had theirs removed and did not have this done. thanks!
I live in Richmond, VA and my Dentist recommended me to have Bone Grafting done for my last wisdom tooth extraction.I dont recall Bone Grafting for any of my previous wisdom teeth extraction procedures. So I googled about it and also talked to my previous dental assistant and concluded that Bone Grafting is not necessary especially for wisdom tooth extraction. It may be suggested or necessary for implants, molars and others but not wisdom tooth.
please start your own post instead of replying to a two year old one. that way the replies will be directed to your individual problem. also why does the dentist think these teeth need to be removed? teeth do not need to experience discomfort to have serious problems. you obviously have some degree of bone loss which is a serious dental issue which will need to be corrected before any form of restoration can be attempted.
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