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 ...
Ask the Dentist Column
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
Dental Implant Seminar Q: I recently had several crowns done on my lower front teeth which show when I speak. Some of the crowns were over implants, some over natural teeth and some were actually veneers. Unfortunately, they all look different ...
February 7, email@example.com
Q: Dear dental brain. What should we be aware of in 2018 as far as developments in implants? A: You see something new every day. Ten minutes ago, while coming back from lunch, I saw a man taking a ...
January 31, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had six dental implants placed in France three years ago. My temporaries are falling apart. I live in the US now. Do I have to go back to my previous doctor to ...
January 24, email@example.com
Q: After 40 years of practice, my lovely hygienist has retired. I don’t want to leave my dentist, but how do I find another awesome hygienist? A: I once attended a funeral of a veterinarian who ...
January 18, 2018Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am upset that I have had to re-do my gum and bridge work several times in my life which has cost me a bundle. Doesn’t today’s technology make dental ...
January 10, 2018Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am angry at my dentist. I just had an implant and crown placed last year; now the crown is loose. Do I have to go through the whole procedure again ...
January 3, 2018Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: What technology should I stay away from and what has chosen to be good for dental care this year? A: I often ask myself this question to evaluate my life as a consumer: In 2017 I learned that my iPhone hates my ...
December 20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Are there any new methods on the horizon that will eliminate the needle at the dental office? Is there technology for comfortable dental visits? A: The army loves acronyms: AWOL, IED’s, MRE’s etc. Some acronyms, I am SOL ...
December 13, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I recently visited a local ER for an excruciating tooth ache. All they did was give me Motrin and an antibiotic and told me to see my dentist. Neither of the meds worked and I could not get to ...
December 5, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I recently read an article about how a tooth problem if ignored can become fatal. I know I am going to need some major implant and crown and bridge work, but also want to find ...
November 29, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I want veneers to beautify my smile permanently, but what will I have on my teeth while the lab is making my new teeth? Do I go around with little stumps? A: I’m glad when anyone feels a ...
November 22, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS