Q: My dentist wants to do porcelain veneers on me, but I am afraid of how the work will turn out. What if I don’t like ...
Ask the Dentist Column
March 13, email@example.com
Q: I visited a doctor’s office who advertised discount dental implants. The fees at the office were about three times what they advertised when I got there! They tried to explain it had something to do with the abutment and ...
March 6, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I need dental Implants. My dentist wants me to get a scan that costs over $500 and is not covered by insurance, plus produces lots of radiation. Another doctor said he could do ...
February 27, email@example.com
Q: Within a year, a gap formed, trapping food between the crown on my implant and the natural tooth next-door. It has become a big nuisance and my dentist says if he re-does the crown to close the gap, it still may ...
February 20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: My Dad has Parkinson’s disease. He needs major dental work. I am worried; can you please tell me if there are any precautions? Parkinson’s and Dental Problems Firstly, I want to thank everyone who attended our ...
February 15, email@example.com
I am angry. I am really angry. “Estoy enojado!” I am angrier than a Chihuahua with an anal gland problem, dragging his but across the carpet, while watching the State of the Union ...
February 6, firstname.lastname@example.org
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January 22, email@example.com
Q: I read an article today that showed Glide dental floss has chemicals that can cause cancer and other health problems. Is this true? A: USA Today published an absolute “joke” of a study claiming that Glide dental ...
January 14, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I have been considering a cosmetic makeover for my smile, but I notice many people are walking around with Chiclets. Why is this? Don’t they see how ridiculous they look? A: ...
January 9, email@example.com
Q: I have been reading your column since 2004. You have mentioned the “Hi Tech Dental Office Checklist” as a way to evaluate an office to see if it is modern and up to date. ...
January 2, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I recently brought my mom to a doctor who placed several dental implants. I was shocked that she was in the office for almost five hours! She was exhausted. Is this normal? A: Five hours? You ...
December 26, email@example.com
Q: My daughter is looking for a new dentist. I told her to just ask friends. How do you feel about searching for dentists? I see ads for 1-800-DENTIST, websites that lists all kinds of doctors, Google ...
December 19, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had a crown done at a new dentist. I was in the chair for over two hours. My jaw was open so long, it took six weeks for me to finally be ...
December 11, email@example.com
Q: I have been reading your column for years and now my doc wants to pull a tooth and give me a dental implant. I am scared stiff! How do you do it differently from ...
December 5, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had my implants placed to replace my top front, missing ten teeth. I am patiently waiting for the four months of healing, but I can’t stand my removable flipper which is loose, ugly and traps food. Are ...
November 28, email@example.com