is a surgical procedure that
involves the placement of a bone
graft into a defect to replace lost
bone. Implanted bone graft aids in
generation of new bone.
Types of Bone Graft
Bone taken from our own body.
Bone taken from another person
(cadaver) or bone donated during
hip replacement surgery.
Bone taken from an animal
Bone Graft: prepared chemically
e.g. ceramic, polymer, calcium
- Growth factor: are natural
proteins found in our bodies
that stimulate growth of certain
tissues e.g. Bone