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Dr Hal Huggins on Dental Implants and Bone Grafts 1

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By Dr Hal A. Huggins DDS, MS Realisation dawns: The dangers of amalgam Some people recognise the name Huggins as synonymous with Mr. Mercury. In 1973 I was lecturing at an international meeting in Mexico City on the topic of using blood … Continue reading

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Dr Hal Huggins on Dental Implants and Bone Grafts 2

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Continued from Dr Hal Huggins on Dental Implants and Bone Grafts 1 Implants: Infection and rejection Implants have been around since 1931 or so when the Mayo Clinic started doing them with great interest. Many articles were written about them. Strangely, the … Continue reading

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Dental Bone Grafting: Good or Bad News?

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Dental bone grafting is most often used to fill jaw bone defects created by tooth extractions or to replace bone that has resorbed after historic extractions in order to be able to place dental implants. Advances in recent years have … Continue reading

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Potential Issues With Dental Implants

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Continued from Dental Implants Other, less well recognised issues when considering implant-retained prostheses include: Synthetic bone grafts These are foreign materials made of ceramics such as calcium phosphates, and calcium sulphate that may or may not have been treated with a … Continue reading

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