Review of the question posed by a reader two weeks ago: Q: Recently I had a new hygienist clean my teeth and the bill was $2000! How could this be? A: Just a side note: My son, a dental student at Tufts in Boston, ...
April 3, email@example.com
Q: Recently I had a new dental hygienist clean my teeth and the bill was $2000! How could this be? A: The word “cleaning” in reference to a dental procedure is an overused, useless word along the likes of ...
March 27, 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
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, email@example.com
If you missed our FREE seminar to the public, you missed some great info on cosmetic and implant dentistry by a dentist who looks like an out-of-work Italian wedding singer and writes for the Post. ...
August 22, 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
Q: I have complex needs, but need the work to be done around my business and travel schedule. I am finding it difficult for dental offices to work with me. What do you suggest? A: This question could not ...
September 27, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: While reading your columns since 2004, I noticed that you have always been on staff at a hospital. What does a dentist do as a member of the medical staff at a hospital? A: Well, I can tell you it has ...
February 17, 2016Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I am having veneers to improve both the shape and the color of my fifty year old smile. The problem is my lower natural teeth are worn down to almost little ...
May 13, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I read that soon Medicare will not pay for my prescriptions that my dentist writes due to an Obamacare policy. Is this true? A: I’m not the political spouse in my family; I’m a man of science and tech. While my wife ...
March 18, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I would really like to fix my smile, but I know veneers can be costly. Do dentists use the zero interest credit cards called Care Credit that many plastic surgeons use? A: You know what gets me. Ever since I moved to Florida ...
January 21, 2015Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I like my dentist, but am not happy with his new hygienist. I feel she is not as thorough and knowledgeable as the old one. Can I change hygienists but still go to my dentist if I should need work? Didi in Hollywood A: This is why I recently stopped ...
December 11, 2013Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I had my teeth bonded for a better smile, but over the years it stains, chips and needs constant patch- ups. Did I make a mistake? Adeline in Tampa A: If your significant other, which I will now refer to as your “sig-nif” says you are “high maintenance”, he would ...
November 20, 2013Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS
Q: I had an implant placed with a crown attached two months ago. Today I noticed the tooth (crown) is loose. I have no pain, but am worried. What has gone wrong? S.S. in Boca A: Back in college, I had physics ...
January 2, 2013Dr. Mitchell Josephs, DDS