Full Dentures Q: Other than not “feeling great”, do I have other potential health risks using dentures? A: The thing I like least about my profession is breaking bad news to patients. (Not the mild stuff; like “Too Jays is ...
February 1, 2017
Annual Consumer Dentistry Summit Q: What do you do if you get hungry between breakfast and lunch like I do? A: Book a reservation for next Friday February 10th at the Double Tree Hotel in Palm Beach Gardens for the Annual Consumer Dentistry ...
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 ...
June 18, 2014
Q: The web is full of dental advice, but how can I know which sites to trust? A: This just in… “You can’t!” Did you know that Wikipedia gets its info from the public? That means trivia mavens like Cliff Clavin, the ...
Q: During an exam at a new dentist’s office, the doctor was very critical of the work in my mouth that was done by, what I thought, was a very good dentist who I used for over twenty years. Nothing was bothering me at the time; this was just a ...
Q: My college age child has four impacted wisdom teeth. Only one is bothering him right now. Should he still have all four removed? And, do you recommend that he be sedated? “Mom” in Palm Beach A: As Clint Eastwood once said in one of his films: “A man needs to ...
Behold! There is something in this world more painful than a season of the Kardashians. (Even spellcheck has never heard of them.) I’m talking about an uncomfortable common complication of a tooth extraction: dry socket. Feared by many; endured by plenty. Normally after a tooth is extracted, a blood clot forms ...