Regenerating the lost bone can be achieved with certain clinical conditions. The most common technique is inserting the “processed” human bone particle into the bony defect. A membrane is then placed over the bone graft. The membrane is resorbable which means it will dissolve by the body itself. Therefore, secondary surgery is not necessary to remove the membrane.
Recent advances in tissue engineering have identified several growth factors such as Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF), Emdogain, and Gem 21S. When these growth factors are combined with bone graft, Dr. Wang can obtain better results with shorter healing period.
The following diagrams are illustration of the Bone Regeneration/Guided Tissue Procedure.