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 ...
Ask the Dentist Column
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
Digital Impressions Q: I have read your columns that discuss digital impressions that replace the “goopy, gagging molds” as you put it, but is this for every case and every patient? A: Would you like to see a dentist ...
July 13, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Failed Dental Implants Q: I went through an extraction, bone graft, dental implant and crown. Unfortunately, one month later the whole thing got loose, infected and needed to be removed. How could this most costly situation have been prevented? A: As I ...
July 6, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Implant Denture Q: My husband had his upper teeth extracted, sinus lifts, bone grafts and several implants plus, what was called an “overdenture” that clips to the implants. Several times some of the teeth have broken off the denture and ...
June 29, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Thin Bone Dental Implants Q: I have been missing my front lower teeth for many years. My dentist told me my bone is too thin for implants. What else can I do? I hate the idea ...
June 22, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Research Q: I need a lot of dental work, but should I wait for something new that is just around the corner? What does the future hold for us in dental care? A: Waiting is not a ...
June 15, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Surgery Q: I am on blood thinners and am worried about having to need extractions and dental implants. I know from doing research on your practice that you perform over 200 extractions and 200 implants each ...
June 8, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Hi-Tech Dental Office Q: How can I tell if my current office is up to date? A: All I have to do is basically give you an outline of our seminar to the public. A multi-media Power Point extravaganza! (Details below). Why ...
June 1, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Q: I have extensive upper crown and veneer work. Recently I lost my two front teeth and had them replaced with two dental implants and two crowns. I noticed I now have a black triangle-shaped hole at the gum ...
May 25, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS