I was in Chinatown in Boston over the weekend visiting my son at Tufts College of Dental Medicine. (He’s 50% a dentist. If you need to fix half a tooth, he’s your man.) I passed a Chinese Restaurant named: “FU Wing”. Apparently somebody ...
Ask the Dentist Column
May 23, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I am about to spend a ton of money on replacing all my missing teeth with dental implants. The internet info is overwhelming. How do you know if you have a failing implant? A: Although I’m no Aztec when it comes in ...
May 16, email@example.com
Q: Two and a half year ago I had a bunch of implants placed to replace some missing teeth. I find I am now getting food stuck between the teeth which is very annoying. Why is this happening? Was something not ...
May 10, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Do you do any fillers or Botox? My girlfriends have been seeing their dentist after they had their veneers done for this kind of treatment. A: At fifty four, I am sure I am no Mark Zuckerberg when it comes to ...
May 3, email@example.com
Stop Gagging at the Dentist Q: I finally saved up for a new smile with porcelain veneers, but I have a terrible gag reflex. What can be done with patients like me? A: I had to rewrite the ...
April 25, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Josephs Testing Two New Implant Devices Q: I recently had an implant placed and thought things were going well. Four months after the surgery, the doctor went in to uncover the implant hoping to take a ...
April 18, email@example.com
Dental Office Staff: Do You Feel Safe Q: When I visit my physician's office, most of the staff are PA's or RN's. I recently changed dental offices because I did not feel the staff ran the practice professionally and seemed to have no ...
April 11, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cosmetic Implant Costs Q: Not too long ago, I had some missing back teeth replaced with some dental implants. Now I need my top six teeth done to avoid dentures. Although it is the same doctor, the fees are ...
April 4, email@example.com
Temporary Teeth While Implants are Healing Q: I need to have some front teeth pulled and implants, but am very concerned about what I will be wearing during the months waiting for the permanent teeth after implant ...
March 28, firstname.lastname@example.org
Composite Dental Filling Warnings Q: I am in my fifties and my dentist wants to fill some cavities with some white material that he calls bondo or rosins. I had these years ago, I think, and all of ...
March 21, email@example.com
Changes in Dental Implant Protocol After attending a multi-day advance dental implant and bone grafting course in Miami including a cadaver workshop, I bring you the latest tidbits in the field. (By the way, the cadavers donated to ...
March 14, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I read your piece last week with great joy about the love-making hyenas. If what you say is true about those cheap dental implants, how can those offices make any profit by charging less than the costs of lab work ...
March 7, email@example.com
Beware of Discount Dental Implant Advertisements A patient the other day used an old expression: “The road to hell is paved with good intention.” The TV’s in my office normally have CNN or Fox News selected. Some patients yell ...
February 28, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dental Implants for the Diabetic Q: I have diabetes and need several dental implants. I heard that there could be problems of infection and failure of the implants. Is this an issue? A: Now going into my 30th year ...
February 23, email@example.com
Dental Implant Seminar Testimonial Q: I am a retired dentist and would like to know if you are willing to take on a very complicated case; my wife! Other dentists in the area were not willing to work with me; afraid ...
February 14, firstname.lastname@example.org