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 ...
Tag: dental implant
December 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Q: I had an upper right molar pulled six weeks ago. My dentist said it’s “up to me if I want an implant or a bridge.” How do I decide? A: I had this classmate in dental school named Norm. ...
November 14, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: My upper canine tooth was removed and replaced by an implant and crown. When I smile big, an ugly gray metal line shows where the gum has receded. How can this be fixed? A: If I ...
September 12, email@example.com
Dental Implant Seminar Testimonial Q: I am a retired dentist and would like to know if you are willing to take on a very complicated case; my wife! Other dentists in the area were not willing to work with me; afraid ...
February 14, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dental Implant Seminar Q: I recently had several crowns done on my lower front teeth which show when I speak. Some of the crowns were over implants, some over natural teeth and some were actually veneers. Unfortunately, they all look different ...
February 7, email@example.com
Q: Dear dental brain. What should we be aware of in 2018 as far as developments in implants? A: You see something new every day. Ten minutes ago, while coming back from lunch, I saw a man taking a ...
January 31, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Q: I have had several opinions on my much needed implant work, how can I make the decision on which way to go? Some doctors say it could be done in four months, some say six months. A few require two ...
September 30, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: Dear Dr. Josephs: I read your columns sometimes in disbelief. I had to go through seven appointments just for the replacement of one ...
September 3, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
West Palm Beach Oral Surgeon Q: I recently brought my mom to a doctor who placed several dental implants. I was shocked that she was in the ...
August 19, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I saw a doctor to get an estimate on removing one bad tooth and getting a dental implant. I thought the cost was very high and saw many other charges in ...
August 5, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: When will your next free seminar take place? A: This could be the most popular question I get to the Ask the Dentist column now in its eleventh year. (That and: “Who does your eyebrow waxing? Edward Scissorhands?”) Back by ...
June 3, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS