Types of Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting
The following bone grafting materials are all backed by science research:
Alloplast: This graft is either made completely of synthetics or produced by xenogenic structures or tissues.
Xenograft: The bone grafting material comes from an animal (usually a cow)
Allograft: Is a laboratory-processed human graft bone from a donor that came from a tissue bank.
Autograft: An autograft is when you’re taking bone from one side of your body and moving it to another. This is the only bone graft type that involves creating two surgery sites with one harvested and the other site is where it is given.