Q: I am angry at my dentist. I just had an implant and crown placed last year; now the crown is loose. Do I have to go through the whole procedure again ...
Tag: dental implants
January 3, 2018Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: At this point, it’s not the money. I just can’t get my spouse to get his teeth done. He has missing teeth and the ones that are left look awful. And, to top it off, he is in sales! Any suggestions? A: Firstly, pass ...
October 4, email@example.com
Q: I was upset to find out that after four months of waiting for my dental implant to heal, I now have to have my gums cut open again just to take some ...
August 9, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I am afraid to have titanium implants due to possible issues with having metals in the body that I have read on the Internet.I recently saw on a website some kind of ceramic non-metal dental implant alternative. What ...
July 26, email@example.com
Q: My medical doctor recently told me that my entire gastrointestinal system is infected with a type of fungal infection. He insisted that I see a dentist to help me get rid of my dentures which he ...
June 21, firstname.lastname@example.org
Today was a great day for dentistry and for all dentists that do what I do. I received a gift from a patient who had gone through major dental implant reconstruction with me for nine months. ...
May 10, email@example.com
Q: I cannot tolerate a removable denture due to a strong gag reflex. I am willing to replace my missing teeth with dental implants, but how will I avoid the dental impressions needed to make the teeth that will be attached ...
April 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I need to have a tooth removed, but cannot leave the office without a tooth due to my profession. What are my options? A: This reminds me of a story in my early years in practice where I inserted my foot ...
March 29, email@example.com
Dental Implants Q: Some doctors told me they can pull my tooth and stick the implant in right away; others said I have to wait 3 to four months before they do the implant. What are the pros and cons? A: I ...
March 8, 2017Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Guided Tissue Membrane Q: I was looking at an itemized bill for removing and replacing two upper right back teeth. It shows I am getting a “membrane”. Is this needed, as it does add to the cost? A: Do you ...
January 11, 2017superiorvirtual
Q: I have had implants up north were the doctor removed the tooth and then waited three months before the implant was placed. A local doctor wants to place the implant immediately after he pulls the tooth. Is this ok? A: Recently ...
January 4, 2017superiorvirtual
Porcelain Veneers Dr. Josephs' reply to a patient question about veneers "trumps" his previous answers. Q: Is it necessary to have veneers on both the lower and upper teeth? I feel that only my uppers really show. A: Regardless ...
November 16, 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
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