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 ...
Ask the Dentist Column
August 2, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
As promised, the finale of the Father of Dentistry, Gordon Christiansen DDS lecture in Vegas last month with techniques for your dental practice. What have I been up to since? Glad you asked. Had an upper endoscopy ...
June 7, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dental Office Technology Tips In our blog last week, "Is Your Dental Office Keeping Up with the Times?” we shared quotes from Gordon Christiansen DDS, the father of dentistry, in a two-day dental conference in Vegas. As promised, we are ...
June 1, email@example.com
Q: How can I be assured that my current dental office is up to date? A: A timely question for me, for sure. I Just got back from Vegas, or what I like to call “Disneyland ...
May 24, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had an awful experience at my dentist’s office where she could not get my tooth completely numb. How can this be avoided? A: Easy answer, but first a quick mother’s day story: Visiting my son ...
May 17, email@example.com
Today was a great day for dentistry and for all dentists that do what I do. I received a gift from a patient who had gone through major dental implant reconstruction with me for nine months. ...
May 10, firstname.lastname@example.org
BREAKING NEWS: Due to the recent passing of comedian Don Rickles, one of my personal favorites, he will NOT be attending our FREE dental lecture to the public. Here is what the rest of you will learn: How to have implants placed ...
May 3, email@example.com
Q: I cannot tolerate a removable denture due to a strong gag reflex. I am willing to replace my missing teeth with dental implants, but how will I avoid the dental impressions needed to make the teeth that will be attached ...
April 26, firstname.lastname@example.org