Hi Tech Pediatric Dentistry Q: As a frequent reader of your column, I know your field is adult dental medicine, but how do we choose a pediatric dental specialist for our kids? A: I have a confession to make: I have been ...
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December 7, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
We all have had mentors in our careers and many of us have had a special teacher as one. That being said, my father, grandfather, uncles, and even great uncles lead the way for me in the world of humor. They ...
November 30, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
A: Apparently as of tonight, there are 11,400,000 responses to this question. The most common question beginning with “How do I pick….”was: How do I pick a lock? (Which has now taught me that I need to set my home alarm EVERY night.)...
November 22, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
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 Hygienists Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Josephs answers patient question about dental hygienists Q: I stay away from the dentist because when the girl cleans my teeth I want to go through the ceiling with that vibrating, screeching ...
November 9, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Can a failing root canal be saved? Q: Just a few months ago I had two root canals done by a specialist. I saw my general dentist for pain and swelling in that same area. He took an ...
November 2, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Office Dental Patient Asks About Strip-Mall Type Franchise Dental Offices Q: I got a quote from my longtime dentist for implants and crowns. I got a second quote form one of those strip-mall type dental chains ...
October 26, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Bone Grafts Q: Reading a treatment estimate for several extractions, implants and crowns, I noticed quite a few fees are for bone grafts. Is there any way to eliminate the need for the grafts? A: Fun fact about pulling ...
October 19, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Work Dental patient asks: "Old silver fillings or the white fillings?" Q: At my recent dental visit my doctor said I need some fillings, which will be white in color instead of the old silver ones. ...
October 12, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Implants Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers a Question about Blood Thinners and Dental Implants Q: I am on blood thinners and I need four lower implants to allow a denture to clip on ...
September 28, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Porcelain Veneers Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers a Question on Veneers Q: Although I am in my eighties, I still practice law and have an active social life. I want veneers for a great smile, but ...
September 21, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Dental Crowns Palm Beach Dentist Dr. Mitchell Josephs Answers Questions on Crowns Q: Does it really matter who does my crown? Why not go to the doc with the lowest fee? A: “Often it is not ...
September 14, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
General Dentistry Q: My wife and I had an emergency with our dog and could not make it to your last seminar. A friend who attended said it was very informative and that you allowed those that came to have a complimentary ...
September 7, 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
Putting the Cost of Dental Implants in Perspective Q: As much as I want a full set of permanent teeth to avoid dentures, the estimates I have been getting are quite scary. How do middle class folks like myself ...
August 24, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS