Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs: Putting the Cost of Dental Implants in Perspective Q: As much as I want a full set of permanent teeth to avoid dentures, the estimates I have been getting are quite scary. How do ...
Ask the Dentist Column
August 17, 2016
Woman Frightened after Husband's Mouth had Excessive Bleeding Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Explains Q: My husband recently had a tooth pulled and some implants placed. That same night I drove him to the emergency room because ...
August 10, 2016
Yes, You Still Have to Floss. Q: What gives?! All over the media I see articles this month showing that flossing does not do any good. How can this be? A: Firstly, the initial onslaught of ...
August 3, 2016
Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs answers the question "When Should I See a Dental Specialist?" We took my son up to Boston last week to start four years of dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. ...
July 27, 2016
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 ...
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 ...