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Bone Grafting

Q:

Assalamu Alaikum, Is dental bone grafting from an animal or a human allowed in Islam? I am only 27 years old with agressive gum disease which means I have about 80% teeth bone loss and need bone grafting. Please advise. JazakAllah Khair.

A:

Waalaykum Salam

For Your Query, I phoned the office of Sayyid Sistani and they said:

If the bone is coming from an Animal, it should be from one that is Halal. And If it’s coming from a Human, s/he should not be a Kafir.

Best wishes
Naajiya.S.Jaffery