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"Dr.
is a hands on dentist, cleaning teeth and evaluating your condition himself, not delegating those tasks to his hygenist. He communicates" clearly and explains clearly, informing you of any areas he is watching or any potential concerns. He is personable and responsive to my questions. I have been seeing him for a number of years and am very satisfied with his care. His staff is efficient and pleasant.

-Kathryn B.

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"When I arrived, I had my Dental Insurance Card, but I had left my driver's license at home; they made me go back and get it before they would see me, even though" I had my previous records (x-rays and narrative) from another dentist and my card with me which pretty well indicated who I was (dental records being a way of identifying people). The dentist was extremely rude and in a hurry as we wanted to begin his time off for vacation. He said he would contact my insurance company about my crowns since it involved the previous dentist. After several months, I didn't hear back from him. I called the office and they said that he hadn't done anything. I asked for a copy of my x-rays and the return of my previous records. They said they had my previous records, but couldn't give my x-rays until I signed a waiver. When I got the waiver in the mail, I called and asked why they didn't return my previous records, and they said they couldn't return them unless I signed the waiver, even though I brought them in myself. When I received a copy of my x-rays, I called and asked where the previous records were. Then after a day, they said they weren't allowed to give my the records that I had brought in myself - and that they had destroyed them because they were no longer relevant! A horrible experience and I wouldn't go there if you paid me.

-Dennis A T.

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 I am familiar witht he ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers across the country, in particluar, the one in Overland Park, KS.  They are a "one stop" implant center.  The doctors there are at the top of their field, and an advantage is that you have all of the specialists that will be working with you in the same place.  That would have to make communication easier between doctors.  They usually offer seminars for patients and I think, offer free consultations, which is always worthwhile.

  If you chose to go the other way, some Prosthodontists will place and restore the implants themselves. In other cases, an Oral Surgeon or Periodontist will place the implant and a Prosthodontist or General Dentist restores it.   Fees can vary quite a bit from office to office and with the different options for restorative materials.  Some offer free consultations, for others, they charge a fee that might be applied to any future treatment in some cases.

The first step is to schedule a few consultations with different providers, which it sounds like you've already done.

The most important factors when deciding which practitioner to work with:
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.1.  You should feel comfortable asking your doctor any questions so that you have a good understanding of the procedure itself, healing time and long-terem outcome, and possible complications.  Write down a list of questions and take them with you to the consultation.

2.  Ask about the experience of the practitioner. How many similiar procedures have they completed?  Have they had any major complications with any cases?  Ask to see photos if possible.

3..Figure out if it works out better for your schedule, to go to a "one stop" provider or to separate providers for the placement and the restoration of the implants.

4. Follow your instincts.  If you feel rushed, didn't get direct answers to your questions, didn't communicate well or had any other negative feelings, this probably isn't the doctor for you.

5. Consider insurance coverage and financing options.  If your dental plan covers implants and it is important to you to use a preferred provider, you will want to check your list.  Many times, insurance does not cover implants, or at least not all of the steps.  You may want to inquire about payment and financing options.

I hope this at least helps you feel a little less confused and a little more directed. Please don't hesitate to contact me if I can be of further help.
Sincerely,
Beth L. Gehring,DDS, PC
816 NW Vesper
Blue Springs, Mo 64015
docbeth93@gmail.com
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As a  Dentist, I am sorry to hear about your denture nightmare and I know how frustrating that can be.  I am surprised that your doctor wasn't willing to work with you on some type of solution.  A few options would be either remaking the dentures once more,  or offering to return some of the money and have you return the dentures.   Unfortunately, the doctor has put in a lot of their time and lab expenses, but the patient also  has time and money invested.  You might try sending a letter re-explaining the problems you hand and offering an acceptible and fair solution.  Be sure to keep a copy of it and any correspondence you receive from the Dental Office.  In the event that you don't get anywhere, you have documentation of the problem. 

At any point in the process, did they have you sign something saying you were happy with the denture set up?  Some practitioners will document the patient's acceptance at the try-in appointment, before the denture is processed.  At that time, changes in tooth arrangement, size and color can be made with minimal lab expense. 

If the letter doesn't get you anywhere, you might try going to the governing body of the dental profession in your area.  I am a dentist in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA.  Here, we have the Missouri Dental Board  (or the Dental Division of the Missouri Department of Professional Registration.)  This is the entity that licenses us to perform our professional duties in our state.  They often have a process to file complaints against a provider if you were unable to resolve the problem yourself.   After your complaint is received, they will contact the doctor to get their side of the story, then try to mediate a solution between the two parties.  

As far as a new set of dentures, you might seek out the services of a Prosthodontist (specializes in dentures and removable appliances - extra training and certification beyond general dentistry) or go to a local dental school.  The students are supervised and checked off at each step by professionals.  Most dental schools also treat patients through their faculty practices, and you can often get the services of a specialist at a lower price. 

I hope this information is helpful to your situation, and I wish you well. 

Beth Gehring, DDS
816 NW Vesper
Blue Springs, MO  64015  USA
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Dentistry reviews in Carnesville

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Was not innudated with "needed" services suggestions - good basic care with evidence of competency in other dental services if I needed them. They discussed and gave me choices. In an older building with some signs of age: areas were very clean + appropriate for a medical practice. I felt comfortable on my visit.
- Linda C.
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When I arrived, I had my Dental Insurance Card, but I had left my driver's license at home; they made me go back and get it before they would see me, even though I had my previous records (x-rays and narrative) from another dentist and my card with me which pretty well indicated who I was (dental records being a way of identifying people). Dr. Saccaccio was extremely rude and in a hurry as we wanted to begin his time off for vacation. He said he would contact my insurance company about my crowns since it involved the previous dentist. After several months, I didn't hear back from him. I called the office and they said that he hadn't done anything. I asked for a copy of my x-rays and the return of my previous records. They said they had my previous records, but couldn't give my x-rays until I signed a waiver. When I got the waiver in the mail, I called and asked why they didn't return my previous records, and they said they couldn't return them unless I signed the waiver, even though I brought them in myself. When I received a copy of my x-rays, I called and asked where the previous records were. Then after a day, they said they weren't allowed to give my the records that I had brought in myself - and that they had destroyed them because they were no longer relevant!
A horrible experience and I wouldn't go there if you paid me.
- Dennis A T.
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He's a great dentist. He was recommended to us by a friend. He has all the new technologies, has a great office and a fantastic staff. He's been around since the mid to late 1970s. He's moved into a new office since then. He has another dentist working with him, who is very good too. The hygienists and their assistants are very good. They're very good to get along with.
- Thomas A.
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Excellently, as I see Dr.
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at least quarterly for a cleaning and, if necessary, ancillary gum treatment for which a laser is gernerally employed - typical of the
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methodolgy Dr.
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utilizes in his practice. His dental equipment is first class.

It is of no small comfort to know that Dr.
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teaches various aspects of dentistry at Columbia as well so I am assured that his knowledge of practice and procedure are as up to date as possible - in this age of tremendous medical advances this fact cannot be discounted.
- Kenneth A R.
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I was able to get an appointment for just a few days after my initial call. I was taken in right on time, but the exam room wasn't ready. They got me into another one in about 15 minutes. Full set of x-rays done by technician. She was professional and pleasant. Dr
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came in after about a 15 minute wait to review the results. She was quick, but thorough in explaining what was found, using the x-rays to show me where the work was needed. We agreed on a priority list for getting my issues handled. After about a 20 minute wait, another person came in and we reviewed the work needed. All costs were laid out and I was given referrals for other doctors to do some outside work. A follow up appointment was set for the next week to start my treatments. Be sure to check with the referred doctor about insurance. One of the outside doctors didn't take my insurance and I had to find another one to replace him. Overall, a nice experience.
- Frank K.
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They are professionals and we have been with them for thirty years. He and his staff are great and do great work for my children and my self. His staff is great as far as working through the insurance paperwork is concerned. They do a great job and we have always enjoyed it.
- scott H.
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he is very confidential. They are professional. I've been to a lot of places they didn't have a phone. there is a general understanding of clients. it all sounds ridiculous, they didn't know whats going on. It's embarrassing. Here there is understanding whats going on. they have a telephone. somebody is always at the desk. asking questions.
- NANCY A.
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It was good- he's a good dentist. He did good work-it looks very good (the bridge is quite good but expensive). My husband had gone to him for several years and that's how I found him.
- helen B.

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140 E 28 th St

Allen Dental - W. David Allen, DMD

1181 Langford Drive
Bogart

Athens Family Dental Center

3380 Old Jefferson Rd
Athens

Bennett, Dr. Chanda

1165A Mitchell Bridge Rd
Athens

Billy J Goldman DMD

1010 Prince Ave
Athens

Bishop Jr, Dr, Frank D.

1622 Mars Hill Rd
Watkinsville

Blair, Dr. Kevin F.

4353 Atlanta Hwy
Loganville

Brad Hall, DMD

2470 Daniels Bridge Rd
Athens

Bradley, Dr. David C.

1010 Park Dr
Greensboro

Bradley, Dr. Patti

1010 Park Dr
Greensboro

Campbell, Dr. Spencer C.

48 Piedmont Dr
Winder

Charles Smith DMD

259 Athens St
Hartwell

Christopher Strickland DMD

1582 Mars Hill Rd
Watkinsville

Claude Dubose DDS

348 Oak St
Athens

Coleman Dental Group

110 College St

Cooney, Dr. David

6323 Grand Hickory Dr
Braselton

Cummings-Crenshaw, Dr. Leigh

3380 Old Jefferson Rd
Athens

Dale Stone DMD

5771 Vickery St
Dewy Rose

David Hulsey, DDS

1761 S Lumpkin St
Athens

Dr. Burch, Charles B. Jr

175 Hawthorne Pk
Athens

Elder, Dr. Herman A.

2300 Prince Ave
Athens

Emily Howell DMD

2614 Highway 129 N
Jefferson

Franklin County Health Dept

6955 Highway 145
Carnesville

French, Dr. Cile

3380 Old Jefferson Rd
Athens

George Mitchell DDS

3973 Atlanta Hwy
Loganville

George, Dr. R. Lawrence

1520-A Jennings Mill Rd
Bogart

Glenn Alex DMD

140A Trinity Pl
Athens

Grizzle, Dr. Sam C.

56 W Gibson St
Hartwell

Hall, Dr. Brian P

1010 PRINCE AVE
Athens

Harmon-Smith, Dr. Deann H.

1590 Mars Hill Rd
Watkinsville

Henson, Dr. Thomas M.

700 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens

Hillin, Dr. B Scott

1590 S Main St
Greensboro

Hooper, Dr. Robert

371 Highway 98 E
Danielsville

Hwang, Jonathan J

1040 GARLAND DR
Bogart

Kurtzman, Dr. David

611 Campbell Hill St NW
Marietta

Lake Oconee Family Dentistry

1010 Park Dr
Greensboro

Lanier Valley Dentistry

3625 Braselton Hwy
Dacula

Lee Dental Group

30 Chandler Ctr
Hartwell

Lee, Dr. R. Norman

1041 Parkside Cmns
Greensboro

Lentz, Dr. Colin P.

3625 Braselton Hwy
Dacula

Linder, Dr. A. Scott

1060 Gaines School Rd
Athens

Linder, Dr. W. Emory

1060 Gaines School Rd
Athens

Masciadri, Dr. Rosanna U.

1175 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens

Mattison, Dr. Kent M

2381 E Main St
Snellville

McDonald, Dr. Thomas R.

1010 Prince Ave
Athens

Michael Callahan DMD

12991 Jones St
Lavonia

Michael Lee DDS,DMD

30 Chandler Ctr
Hartwell

Nanston Dental Group- Corp

1590 Oakbrook Dr
Norcross

Neisler, Dr. Deck

5408 Covington Hwy
Decatur

Oconee County Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1590 Mars Hill Rd.
Watkinsville

Pate, Dr. Robert

3380 Old Jefferson Rd
Athens

Patrick H Stephens DMD

7 Carl Midway Church Rd
Auburn

Ponnie Poisal, DMD

3973 Atlanta Hwy
Loganville

Princeton Dental

4353 Atlanta Hwy
Loganville

Princeton Dental-Loganville

4353 Atlanta Hwy
Loganville

Robert Lowry DDS

1000 Hawthorne Ave
Athens

Robert Stansell DMD

369 E. Broad St.
Winder

Shackelford, Dr. Albert D.

600 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens

Simmons, Dr. John

2381 E Main St
Snellville

Stephens, Dr. Patrick H.

7 Carl Midway Church Rd
Auburn

Taylor, Dr. Steven C.

303 S Broad St
Monroe

Terry Beusse DMD

6955 Highway 145
Carnesville

Ware, Dr. Kenneth G.

1031 Village Dr
Watkinsville

West Athens Dental Center PC

10 Huntington Rd
Athens

Whitney Dr. Swann

1171 A Mitchell Bridge Rd
Athens

William Thompson DDS,MD,PA

104 E North Street
Greensboro

Winterville Dental, PC

104 Moores Grove Rd
Winterville

Woollery, Dr. Magualie J.

7760 Hampton Pl
Loganville

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