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 ...
Tag: dental implants
April 26, 2017
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 ...
January 11, 2017
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 4, 2017
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 ...
November 16, 2016
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 ...
March 30, 2016
Dental Implants Q: I am only missing my last lower back tooth, but my dentist insists that I replace it with an implant and crown even though I don't even have the upper tooth for it to meet with while chewing. ...