Removing and replacing Failed Dental Implants


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There are a number of reasons why dental implants fail. The success rate today is 94% to 98%, but that was not always the case. Bone regeneration techniques that have become available in the past few years have made it more likely that an implant will set itself permanently into your jawbone. In years past,…
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What is an Orthognathic Surgery Specialist?


Most people are familiar with the term “orthodontist”. Many of us have had to deal with at least one orthodontic procedure in our lifetime, whether it was braces, plates, or any other type of correctional dental appliance or apparel, but what exactly is an orthognathic surgery specialist? It sounds like a term to describe something…
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Underbite Surgery is Much More Successful Today than Ever Before


There is no question that oral and facial reconstructive surgery is far more successful today than it was just a few decades ago. All you need to do is look around you and you can find evidence of this. The number of folks with overbites and underbites has decreased dramatically. You rarely see them at…
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Do you need Jaw Reconstructive Surgery?


Jaw reconstructive surgery is a serious procedure that requires proper preparation and in many cases the assistance of multiple dental and cosmetic specialists. An oral surgeon can perform the basic wiring or setting of the jawbone, but the cause of the injury may have led to a need for other work. For instance, in the…
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