Can a failing root canal be saved? Q: Just a few months ago I had two root canals done by a specialist. I saw my general dentist for pain and swelling in that same area. He took an ...
Ask the Dentist Column
November 2, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Office Dental Patient Asks About Strip-Mall Type Franchise Dental Offices Q: I got a quote from my longtime dentist for implants and crowns. I got a second quote form one of those strip-mall type dental chains ...
October 26, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Bone Grafts Q: Reading a treatment estimate for several extractions, implants and crowns, I noticed quite a few fees are for bone grafts. Is there any way to eliminate the need for the grafts? A: Fun fact about pulling ...
October 19, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Work Dental patient asks: "Old silver fillings or the white fillings?" Q: At my recent dental visit my doctor said I need some fillings, which will be white in color instead of the old silver ones. ...
October 12, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers a Question about Blood Thinners and Dental Implants Q: I am on blood thinners and I need four lower implants to allow a denture to clip on ...
September 28, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Porcelain Veneers Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers a Question on Veneers Q: Although I am in my eighties, I still practice law and have an active social life. I want veneers for a great smile, but ...
September 21, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Crowns Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers Questions on Crowns Q: Does it really matter who does my crown? Why not go to the doc with the lowest fee? A: “Often it is not ...
September 14, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
General Dentistry Q: My wife and I had an emergency with our dog and could not make it to your last seminar. A friend who attended said it was very informative and that you allowed those that came to have a complimentary ...
September 7, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Q: I have read your many articles on using the “no-goop” digital impressions (as you call it) for crowns, but can the goop be eliminated for implant work? A: I am three quarters of the way through my fifth book ...
August 31, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
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 middle class folks like myself ...
August 24, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Work 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 ...
August 17, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
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 10, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Specialist 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. I wonder ...
August 3, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Crowns 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 ...
July 27, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implant Specialist 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 ...
July 21, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS