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Bone Grafts are Not all the Same

People often get confused regarding the many types of bone grafting. Today it is possible to significantly regrow bone that is lost through time, or, it is common occurrence that a bone graft is initially placed when a tooth is extracted, just to find out that there is still not enough bone to place an

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All Crowns Are Not Created Equal

Crowns (Caps) are usually done when there is not enough tooth structure to hold a filling. A filling is only as strong as the remaining tooth to hold it in. Because a crown goes over the entire remaining tooth, it can be much stronger, more resistant to breakage than a filling. However, there are many

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Ailing and Failing and Complications of Dental Implants

Dental implants have a very high success rate and should last a very long time with proper maintenance. Some studies have success rates of 100%. But the majority average is between 95-99% for 5 and 10 year success rates of bone integration. However, in real life, there is no such thing as 100% success, and

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