Q: I had an awful experience in a dental office while having teeth pulled and implants placed on my back right jaw. The doctor had me in the chair for five hours and was pounding a hammer and chisel in my mouth claiming he needed to do this to ...
Ask the Dentist Column
December 23, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Dental Implants Q: I have no teeth on the bottom and had a dentist place four implants. The hope was to then make a denture that would ...
December 9, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Crown Lengthening Q: I just had a new crown placed and when I got home I noticed that the edges are nowhere near my gum line, yet the ...
November 18, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Veneers Implants Q: I want veneers to have permanently whiter teeth, but I like the shape and size of my current teeth and do not want to change my characteristics. I just want to ...
November 4, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I need back lower teeth replaced with lower implants. My face has become sucked-in and I can’t chew well. I was told I don't have enough bone for even the shortest implants. ...
October 29, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: My husband and I loved your last seminar. You spoke a lot about the digital impressions that are replacing the clay-like “yucky” molds. How is this related to implant work? A: Thank you for the positive feedback! In my business, most people try ...
October 21, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: How does a layperson like myself evaluate dental offices to see if they are up to date? I know I am going to need some major implant and crown and bridge work, but also want to find problems early before they become ...
October 14, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I saw an ad for Lumineers which claimed: “No shots and no drilling” of the tooth enamel to place porcelain veneers for a new smile. Is this true? If it is, why would anyone do ...
October 7, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I have had several opinions on my much needed implant work, how can I make the decision on which way to go? Some doctors say it could be done in four months, some say six months. A few require two ...
September 30, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I need a bunch of crowns. I see many ads touting “discount” crown fees. Does it really matter what office I ...
September 23, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: Dear Dr. Josephs: I read your columns sometimes in disbelief. I had to go through seven appointments just for the replacement of one ...
September 3, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I recently brought my mom to a doctor who placed several dental implants. I was shocked that she was in ...
August 19, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I saw a doctor to get an estimate on removing one bad tooth and getting a dental implant. I thought the cost was very high and saw many other charges in ...
August 5, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I take Boniva for my osteoporosis. My medical doctor told me to be very careful having tooth extractions and dental implant surgery. I have been reading your column for over ten years and ...
July 29, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am a daughter of a physician and grew up hearing stories of difficult patients from my Dad. I am about to embark on some major dental work including veneers, crowns ...
July 22, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS