Bone Grafting Waterville, ME

Mid-Maine Oral Surgery – Waterville ME

Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is 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.

Today, we have the ability to grow bone where needed. 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 aesthetic appearance.

Restore Your Jawbone With Bone Grafting

Dr. L’Heureux are oral surgery specialists who improve the smiles of patients like you all the time. Bone grafting can help you prepare for dental implants. Don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly team if you're interested in an incredible tooth replacement solution.
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Major Bone Grafting

Bone grafting can repair implant sites with inadequate bone structure due to previous extractions, gum disease or injuries. The bone is either obtained from a tissue bank or your own bone is taken from the jaw, hip or tibia (below the knee). Sinus bone grafts are also performed to replace bone in the posterior upper jaw. In addition, special membranes may be utilized that dissolve under the gum and protect the bone graft and encourage bone regeneration. This is called guided bone regeneration or guided tissue regeneration.

Major bone grafts are typically performed to repair defects of the jaws. These defects may arise as a result of traumatic injuries, tumor surgery, or congenital defects. Large defects are repaired using the patients own bone. This bone is harvested from a number of different sites depending on the size of the defect. The skull (cranium), hip (iliac crest), and lateral knee (tibia), are common donor sites. These procedures are routinely performed in an operating room and require a hospital stay.


Mid-Maine Oral Surgery

5 out of 5 stars based on 9 Bone Grafting reviews

Patient Review By Amy S

I had a wonderful experience today, everyone was very friendly and I was well informed on everything thing that was happening. I would highly recommend this oral surgery.

- Amy S

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Patient Review By Janet K

I was anxious about having an extraction, but Dr. L'Heureux and his staff put me right at ease. Everything was explained thoroughly, and the procedure went perfectly. I had a bone graft to allow for a future implant and that is healing well. I did not have any difficultly in the healing process at all, and I am very appreciative for the care and capability of the doctor and his staff.

- Janet K

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Patient Review By Aaron L

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- Aaron L

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Patient Review By Tina H

Mid Maine Oral Surgery was absolutely wonderful! I had a severe infection in one of my teeth, I contacted Mid Maine and they were able get me in the next day! The entire staff was super helpful and friendly. I cannot thank the team enough for making me feel so much better!

- Tina H

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Patient Review By Jazmine M

I just want to say a huge thank you to the doctors and staff here, you were all extremely patient when I came in. You also were patient with me every time I called about a question both before and after surgery, and it really helped with my anxiety towards the entire procedure. I deeply appreciate the time and dedication towards your patients and if I ever had to have oral surgery again I would definitely come back.

- Jazmine M

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Patient Review By Tara W

Great experience here. They made me comfortable and preformed my surgery flawlessly.

- Tara W

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Patient Review By Tim C

Had wisdom teeth removed. I had minimal after affects. By the next day had pretty much resumed normal activities. Only used Advil for pain. Followed post op instructions carefully. I'm very happy with all aspects of the procedure as well as the entire staff here at Mid-Maine Oral. Thanks Everyone!

- Tim C

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