What is Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate?

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Are you looking for a method to reduce the healing time your body needs, while also speeding up bone regeneration? Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) is what you need. This is usually performed on patients who need to undergo bone grafting, bone augmentation, and dental implants in Plantation.

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How Does BMAC Help?

What Is It?

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate is the process of collecting bone marrow from your body and then concentrating it to produce the optimal level of stem cells and other crucial growth factors. It contains stem cells that can support the healing process of some bone and joint conditions. 

How Does It Work?

The bone marrow aspirate concentrate treatment uses a needle to remove the bone marrow from within the bone and is typically done under sedation or general anesthesia. The bone marrow is commonly taken from the pelvis but may be taken from other sites.  The BMAC procedure is normally performed on the same side as the surgical procedure that the marrow is being used for. The sample of bone marrow is extracted and then spun down in a centrifuge to break down the cells. After which, a liquid is produced that has a high concentration of stem cells and it will be injected directly into the surgical site by your surgeon.

What Conditions Can BMAC Help?

Stem cells are known for their ability to aid in bone healing, cartilage repair, and new blood vessel growth. Likewise, they can help treat bone fractures, cartilage defects, osteonecrosis, chronic tendon problems, or chronic wounds.

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Are You Looking for Dental Implants in Plantation?

At Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center, we offer BMAC to speed up your dental treatments. Schedule an appointment with us today to learn more about how bone marrow aspirate concentrate can help you experience an improved recovery.