Q: Dear nephew Mitchy. It’s Uncle Howard again. My dentist in Queens said I have a problem with my upper left last dental implant; (not the one you did in front of it.) I will send you the X-ray and ...
Tag: dental implant
October 11, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had a tooth pulled, but when I went to a new dentist who looked at the previous X-ray, he asked me why I had it pulled and thought it could be saved which ...
August 30, email@example.com
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
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: 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: When will your next free seminar take place? A: This could be the most popular question I get to the Ask the Dentist column now in its eleventh year. (That and: “Who does your eyebrow waxing? Edward Scissorhands?”) Back by ...
June 3, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I had five implants placed in the front of my upper jaw three months ago. While waiting the four months until my doctor is ready to attach the crowns, I felt some pain and went to my old doctor up ...
May 7, 2014Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: One dentist said he could pull my tooth and place the implant in the same visit, another said he needs to wait four months after the tooth is pulled before he can place the implant, then wait another four months to place the crown. Why the difference in treatment ...
January 15, 2014Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I had an implant placed with a crown attached two months ago. Today I noticed the tooth (crown) is loose. I have no pain, but am worried. What has gone wrong? S.S. in Boca A: Back in college, I had physics ...
January 2, 2013Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: Dear Doctor Josephs: I am an avid reader of your column and am a retired surgeon myself. As you may already know, doctors can sometimes be the worst patients. I require major dental implant treatment, crowns, bridges ...
March 27, 2012Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS