The loss of bone that occurs as a result of periodontal disease can leave the tooth with less support. In certain situations it may be possible to stimulate the body to grow some of that bone back. This would increase the support available for the teeth, and at same time reducing the pocket depths by infilling those areas with bone.
This involves using graft material (which can be animal based or non animal based) including Bio Oss and Bio-Guide as well as Emdogain®. Both at the forefront of the regenerative medicine within dentistry.