As you can see in the media, words seem to “matter” more than ever before. Tweets, emails, texts, graffiti on the side of a bus; they all have impact. I never understood the use of the phrase: “projectile vomiting.” Is ...
Tag: Dr. Mitchell Josephs
November 10, email@example.com
Q: I am a retired dentist and read your column faithfully. Although your last column lists many “gadgets and gizmos”, I don’t feel you can judge a doctor just based on that alone. What about their talents on using that stuff and ...
November 1, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I recently chose a dental office for my complex dental needs. My plan gave me a list of providers. I visited three offices and found all of them to be awful. What do you suggest? A: ...
October 18, email@example.com
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 ...
October 11, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: My new dentist said my old dental work is failing due to poor fit. When I asked him why it was made that way, he said there could have been defects in the dental impressions ...
September 20, 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
Q: I had a tooth pulled and was immediately referred to an oral surgeon to have a bunch of broken root tips removed from my sinus and jaw bone. Do I have a right to be angry ...
August 23, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I recently had just one missing tooth replaced with an implant. The bill had nine different charges! What gives?! A: Mom, I told you to stop emailing my column! (I thought I gave her the Josephs family discount ...
July 12, email@example.com
General Dentist Q: My general dentist wants me to have a root canal with the specialist located inside his office; I would like to go back to a previous specialist in another town that I ...
January 25, 2017Dr. 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