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Worn today by many adults, as well as kids and teens, braces provide an opportunity to correct malocclusion and straighten crooked teeth by applying the correct pressures to your teeth and jaws. They are generally divided into two categories: fixed and removable. Both types work by placing pressure on the teeth and jaws and moving them into positions defined by your dental practitioner. Just how do braces work and how can they improve your self-confidence when you smile? Let’s take a closer look.

Despite the fact that modern-day dental implants are extremely successful, problems with dental implants can and do occur. While some implant issues may be down to things like bad planning/execution an incomplete assessment of the patient's condition, or (in even lesser cases) a poorly made dental implant, the vast majority of common problems with dental implants are caused by the patient themselves. With these in mind, let's take a closer look at some of the causes of dental implant problems and more importantly, how they can be avoided.

Bone grafting for dental implants is a surprisingly common procedure for many people seeking dental implant placement, especially in those who have had missing teeth for any length of time. While most people focus on the cosmetic effects of an implant based-restoration it's important to understand the various types of oral surgery associated with an implant procedure and how it will affect treatment times. So without further ado, here's all you need to know...

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