In response to recent COVID-19 concerns, we are writing to assure our patients that we are taking the recommended precautions by CDA and ADA. During this sensitive time, we will return to business for slow opening to accommodate patients with emergency, essential, and urgent care. If you are experiencing any swelling, bleeding, or pain, feel free to contact us at (650)583-6032. Dr. Luo and his staff will be more than happy to assist you!
Bone grafting is where the jawbone is built up to accommodate a dental implant or other restorative device. Bone grafting is a common procedure that is used frequently for dental implants and other periodontal procedures. The bone used to graft is taken from a sample from the patient. Many times, the bone is taken from another area of the mouth when drilling takes place. The bone fragments are suctioned from the mouth and used for the graft. Cadaver bone fragments are also used. They are harvested by bone banks and are a very safe source for bone donation.