Will I Require Bone Grafting for a Mini Dental Implant?

In this video, Dr. Victor Apel, a dedicated Melbourne implant dentist explains how we assess each patient’s case to determine if an autograft is necessary to establish the required foundation for your dental implant.

Some people may wonder if they need bone grafting to have a mini implant placed. Well, that would depend on if the tooth is present that’s going to be removed. If no tooth is present, no bone grafting would be required. If the tooth is to be removed, since the tooth is larger than the implant, yes, there would be some bone grafting that would be required. Either way, once the procedure is completed, you’ll be able to have a tooth or teeth there and have the smile you’ve always wanted.

At Designing Smiles Dentistry in Melbourne, FL, Dr. Apel and his team provide life-changing treatments like mini dental implants that enhance your smile, improve your function, and restore your self-confidence. Call now to schedule a free consultation, and let us help you feel like you again.


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Dr. Apel has been in practice in Melbourne since 1988. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, he graduated from the University of Louisville’s School of Dental Medicine, a facility for training physicians and dentists. He maintained a successful private practice in Louisville for five years, but Florida’s pleasant climate and the promise of year-round outside activities brought the Apels to the sunshine state.

Dr. Apel is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Brevard County Dental Society, the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, and recently earned his fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association. He also maintains ongoing professional relationships with recognized researchers and clinicians.

Dr. Apel is dedicated to providing you with the latest proven treatment methods, participates regularly in courses and seminars and is now a Mini Implant Center of America (MDICA) providing you with revolutionary benefits of mini dental implant dentistry.

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