Q: I am eighty years old and have lots of dental work. My hygienist explained what all the hardware was in my mouth on the X-rays, including several implants done by various doctors over the years. Why is it that ...
Ask the Dentist Column
April 20, 2016
Q: I need implants to replace two front teeth that I was born missing. How can you make the implant crowns look just like the neighboring natural teeth? A: You could have not asked for a more challenging dental task ...
April 13, 2016
Q: I was always told since I was a kid that I am allergic to penicillin and Latex. I will need both for my implant and crown work. ...
April 6, 2016
Q: I had an awful experience at the dentist. He just could not get me numb enough to do the work. I thought dentistry has advanced to the point that this kind of thing can’t happen ...
March 30, 2016
Q: I am only missing my last lower back tooth, but my dentist insists that I replace it with an implant and crown even though I ...
March 23, 2016
Q: I recently attended one of your seminars and found the use of digital impressions fascinating versus the goopy molds but, I can’t seem to find a dentist on the West Coast of Florida who uses this ...
March 16, 2016
Q: My tooth hurt quite a bit after a root canal. A friend of mine who is a retired dentist asked me why the endodontist did not give me antibiotics before or after the root canal. ...
Q: I am about to embark on major, costly dental work. Can I ask the doctor to speak with some of his patients to see how things went for them? A: I love this question because ...
March 2, 2016
Q: I do a lot of traveling and I need to explore faster ways to complete my implant treatment. I need fewer appointments and cannot wait three to six months to finish. What other ...
February 24, 2016
Q: I broke a tooth down to the gum line. One doctor wanted $5,000 to pull the tooth and replace it with an implant and crown. I went to another doctor ...