Bone Morphogenetic Protein

Bone morphogenic protein (BMP) is an isolated protein that induces specific cells in our body to form new cartilage and bone.

BMP and Oral Surgery

During surgery, the BMP is soaked onto and binds with a collagen sponge. The sponge is then designed to resorb, or disappear, over time. As the sponge dissolves, the bone morphogenic protein stimulates the cells to produce new bone. The BMP also goes away once it has completed its task of jump starting the normal bone healing process.

Benefits of Using BMP

Because there is no need to harvest bone from the patients’ hip for BMP, recipients are spared donor site pain. Complications from the graft harvest site are also eliminated with the use of bone morphogenic protein.

Dr. Young would be happy to discuss all grafting options with you at the time of consultation. To schedule an appointment, please use the Contact form below or call our Johnston office: Oral Surgery Office of Dr. Steven Young in Johnston RI Phone Number 401-273-7802.

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