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: Dr. Mitchell Josephs
December 26, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, 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 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Dear Dr. Josephs. my sister and I were fascinated by your discussion at your summer seminar on the "goop- free" digital impressions. Will this raise dental fees? A: I am glad you enjoyed our last dental gig. I apologize that the only ...
November 21, 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
Normally I write about the technical aspects of my beloved profession; mixed with a bit of humor. Today I would like to memorialize a fallen colleague who was sadly gunned down while praying at his Pittsburg Synagogue, at exactly the ...
November 7, email@example.com
Question: When is your next seminar? My wife and I just moved to Palm Beach County. Answer: Welcome to the neighborhood. A few tips: Use your turn signal, but turn it off after completing the turn (not a ...
October 3, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Does medical insurance pay for any type of gum treatment or periodontal treatment? A: Periodontal disease, gum and bone loss around teeth, has no symptoms until it’s too late. This makes it tough ...
September 26, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I got into a fender bender on the way to your free seminar last Friday; when is the next one? Can you put me on your call or email list? A: Man, I hope you were not speeding to our seminar in ...
August 30, email@example.com
Q: I read your piece last week with great joy about the love-making hyenas. If what you say is true about those cheap dental implants, how can those offices make any profit by charging less than the costs of lab work ...
March 7, firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I had six dental implants placed in France three years ago. My temporaries are falling apart. I live in the US now. Do I have to go back to my previous doctor to ...
January 24, email@example.com
As you can see in the media, words seem to “matter” more than ever before. Tweets, emails, texts, graffiti on the side of a bus; they all have impact. I never understood the use of the phrase: “projectile vomiting.” Is ...
November 10, firstname.lastname@example.org