Role of Bone Grafts in Implant Surgery: A Review

Keywords: Bone grafts, Augmentation, Bone defects, Implants


Introduction of dental implants and more concern in patients about esthetics after loss of natural teeth increases the demand of bone grafts. Various types of bone grafts as allografts, xenografts and autografts are used all with their own pros and cons. Bone grafts are more likely to succeed when the conditions at the recipient site are favourable and certain requirements are fulfilled. This review explores the use of various bone grafts in implant dentistry.


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Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Desh Bhagat Dental College and Hospital, Mandi Gobindgarh

Vinit Kumar

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Desh Bhagat Dental College and Hospital, Mandi Gobindgarh



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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0508.11464
Published: 2021-11-28
How to Cite
Chandni, Vinit Kumar. Role of Bone Grafts in Implant Surgery: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Nov.28 [cited 2024May27];5(8):RV1-RV5. Available from: