A bone graft is used to recreate bone and soft supporting tissues lost due to gum disease. It’s also called regenerative surgery. Regenerative surgery is a treatment for the gum disease called periodontitis. People with periodontitis lose gum coverage and bone support around their teeth. Regenerative surgery regrows these lost tissues.
Oral cancer screening is an examination performed by the dentist or doctor to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal of oral cancer screening is to identify mouth cancer early, when there is a greater chance.