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my mr images reveal an acute partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, moderate synovial effusion, and bone contusion. what does this mean?

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Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 37 years experience
You need to be seen: You need to be seen to determine whether the knee is unstable. If unstable, you need to have a discussion with your doctor as to whether or not surgery may be needed.

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Yes: However, it is imperative that the periodontal disease (bone loss) be treated so that you are in good periodontal health and in a maintainable level of periodontal health. See a periodontist before beginning the orthodontic therapy. I can provide you with a local good periodontist via e-mail (dhschneid@gmail.Com).
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Will partial dentures decrease the chances of bone loss in the jaw?

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Dr. Earl Sandroff
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