August 24th Seminar for the Dental Phobic Q: I have been reading your column since 2004. I need tons of dental work; including extractions, implants and probably a boatload of crowns. I am petrified of the dentist due to a bad childhood ...
Ask the Dentist Column
July 11, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aging Face Fixed with Cosmetic Dentistry Q: I enjoyed your column last week on tips for doing facelifts and veneer/cosmetic work. I notice the corners of my mouth are turning downward and getting deeper creases. Can fixing my teeth help this before ...
July 4, email@example.com
Five Tips for Plastic Surgery-Cosmetic Dentistry Combo Cases Q: I am having a facelift and want to know if I should do my veneers before or after. What do you think? A: I saw a pretty bird ...
June 27, firstname.lastname@example.org
Why You Should Never Have Dentures I know I need implants to have permanent teeth, but is it the end of the world to stay with dentures? My parents had them for years. Just got back form Iceland. Picture ...
June 20, email@example.com
HPV and Oral Cancer Q: What are the issues I have been hearing about regarding an increase in oral cancer and HPV? A: Some famous patients have brought this subject into the media over the last decade: Eddie Van Halen, Michael ...
June 13, firstname.lastname@example.org
Six DIY Whitening Tips That Ruin Your teeth Q: Is there anything I can do out of the dental office to whiten my teeth? A: Sometimes the internet comes up with some Doosey’s when it comes to DIY tips (DIY means: Do-It-Yourself, for the ...
June 6, email@example.com
What Is the Average Cost of Porcelain Veneers? Q: What is the going rate for porcelain veneers? A: We all fall for esthetic packaging designs that make us buy a certain product or service. The other ...
May 30, firstname.lastname@example.org
Failing Dental Implants Part II I was in Chinatown in Boston over the weekend visiting my son at Tufts College of Dental Medicine. (He’s 50% a dentist. If you need to fix half a tooth, he’s your man.) I passed a Chinese Restaurant named: ...
May 23, email@example.com
How Do You Diagnose a Failing Dental Implant? Q: I am about to spend a ton of money on replacing all my missing teeth with dental implants. The internet info is overwhelming. How do you know if you have a failing implant? A: Although ...
May 16, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Two and a half year ago I had a bunch of implants placed to replace some missing teeth. I find I am now getting food stuck between the teeth which is very annoying. Why is this happening? Was something not ...
May 10, email@example.com
Q: Do you do any fillers or Botox? My girlfriends have been seeing their dentist after they had their veneers done for this kind of treatment. A: At fifty four, I am sure I am no Mark Zuckerberg when it comes to ...
May 3, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stop Gagging at the Dentist Q: I finally saved up for a new smile with porcelain veneers, but I have a terrible gag reflex. What can be done with patients like me? A: I had to rewrite the ...
April 25, email@example.com
Dr. Josephs Testing Two New Implant Devices Q: I recently had an implant placed and thought things were going well. Four months after the surgery, the doctor went in to uncover the implant hoping to take a ...
April 18, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dental Office Staff: Do You Feel Safe Q: When I visit my physician's office, most of the staff are PA's or RN's. I recently changed dental offices because I did not feel the staff ran the practice professionally and seemed to have no ...
April 11, email@example.com
Cosmetic Implant Costs Q: Not too long ago, I had some missing back teeth replaced with some dental implants. Now I need my top six teeth done to avoid dentures. Although it is the same doctor, the fees are ...
April 4, firstname.lastname@example.org