Q: I don’t understand something. My dentists just finished a big job of dental crowns on me. He took impressions and tons of measurements during many lengthy appointments. How come he still had to grind the chewing ...
Ask the Dentist Column
July 21, 2016
Q: I am facing a “huuuuge” (pronounce like Trump) treatment endeavor where I will be having most of my teeth extracted and replaced with many implants and permanent teeth/crowns. Do I , or “should I” seek ...
July 13, 2016
Q: I have read your columns that discuss digital impressions that replace the “goopy, gagging molds” as you put it, but is this for every case and every patient? A: Would you like to see a dentist cry? Hopefully ...
July 6, 2016
Q: I went through an extraction, bone graft, dental implant and crown. Unfortunately, one month later the whole thing got loose, infected and needed to be removed. How could this most costly situation have been prevented? A: As I have stated in ...
June 29, 2016
Q: My husband had his upper teeth extracted, sinus lifts, bone grafts and several implants plus, what was called an “overdenture” that clips to the implants. Several times some of the teeth have broken off the denture and now ...
June 22, 2016
Q: I have been missing my front lower teeth for many years. My dentist told me my bone is too thin for implants. What else can I do? I hate the idea of dentures with clips ...
June 15, 2016
Q: I need a lot of dental work, but should I wait for something new that is just around the corner? What does the future hold for us in dental care? A: Waiting is not a good idea, ...
June 8, 2016
Q: I am on blood thinners and am worried about having to need extractions and dental implants. I know from doing research on your practice that you perform over 200 extractions and 200 implants each year. ...
June 1, 2016
Q: How can I tell if my current office is up to date? A: All I have to do is basically give you an outline of our June 10th free seminar to the public. A multi-media Power Point extravaganza! (Details below). ...
May 25, 2016
Q: I have extensive upper crown and veneer work. Recently I lost my two front teeth and had them replaced with two dental implants and two crowns. I noticed I now have a black triangle-shaped hole at the ...