Q: My new dentist said my old dental work is failing due to poor fit. When I asked him why it was made that way, he said there could have been defects in the dental impressions ...
Ask the Dentist Column
September 20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I notice you are on staff at JFK medical center. I was very interested to learn how dentists are involved in hospitals. A: When I was in college, busy studying and being rejected by girls on a weekly if ...
September 13, email@example.com
I would like to invite you to an action packed, informative and, at times, quite humorous FREE seminar to the public on Hi-Tech dentistry. Back by popular demand will be all-you-can-eat Danish from the Double Tree Hotel in Palm Beach ...
September 6, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had a tooth pulled, but when I went to a new dentist who looked at the previous X-ray, he asked me why I had it pulled and thought it could be saved which ...
August 30, email@example.com
Q: I had a tooth pulled and was immediately referred to an oral surgeon to have a bunch of broken root tips removed from my sinus and jaw bone. Do I have a right to be angry ...
August 23, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I am upset. I had paid for a brand new crown, only to wind up needing a root canal after it started hurting. The doctor had to drill a hole through the new crown that I just paid for, plus ...
August 16, email@example.com
Q: I was upset to find out that after four months of waiting for my dental implant to heal, I now have to have my gums cut open again just to take some ...
August 9, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I recently had some crowns done in my mouth. Some are so tight I can’t floss them, the others have gaps that keep trapping food every time I eat. I am really annoyed with the dentist. What is wrong with ...
August 2, email@example.com
Q: I am afraid to have titanium implants due to possible issues with having metals in the body that I have read on the Internet.I recently saw on a website some kind of ceramic non-metal dental implant alternative. What ...
July 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
As I promised in our last blog, here is an example of a bill with all its dental codes and procedure descriptions for a porcelain veneer cosmetic makeover. Don’t shoot the dentist just because you ...
July 19, email@example.com
Q: I recently had just one missing tooth replaced with an implant. The bill had nine different charges! What gives?! A: Mom, I told you to stop emailing my column! (I thought I gave her the Josephs family discount ...
July 12, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I was told I need to have bone grafts done after my teeth are pulled to allow for dental implants and to prevent my face from sucking in. I get a little “creeped out” when they mention using cadaver ...
July 6, email@example.com
Q: I had a bad experience twenty years ago when my final upper dental work of crowns, veneers and implants, turned out nothing like what I expected! I want to re-do all my work, but want to know how to ...
June 28, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: My medical doctor recently told me that my entire gastrointestinal system is infected with a type of fungal infection. He insisted that I see a dentist to help me get rid of my dentures which he ...
June 21, email@example.com
Q: I am 50 years old and in decent shape, but I know my dingy gray, and very short teeth show my age. My girlfriend in NY had her veneers done and she looks stunning. How do I know how to choose ...
June 14, firstname.lastname@example.org