Bone Graft for Periodontal Disease in a Miniature Poodle Dog


This miniature poodle has periodontal disease and endodontic disease affecting the left mandibular second molar (tooth 310).  The tooth is mobile and has a wide periodontal ligament space and a periapical lucency.


Close approximation to the mandibular molar makes a bone graft a good choice.  This will maintain the alveolar ridge, maximizing the height of the bone upon healing.


A beta tricalcium phosphate and hydroxyapatite graft (Synergy) was used  at the extraction site.


Seven months postoperatively the bone height is maintained.
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