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and they were much higher. They were really good and professional." I would recommend them to anybody. Also if you explain you need to wait to get the implant, they allow you to wait until you are able.

-LISA R.

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"There was a slight problem with insurance info, but this was cleared up easily. Again, as I stated before, even though surgery wasn't needed, I would have had" every confidence in Dr.
. He came across as a very caring, professional, and conscientious person. After the CT scan proved negative, he wanted me to stop by for an x-
and one last examination, just to be sure. He did not charge for this last consultation. I would highly recommend Dr.
for anyone in my family. I believe this is the highest compliment I could give anyone..

-William F.

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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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I was charged over $250 for replacing crown, which charge included an X-
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which was not needed ( the root was whole and I had no symptoms of root problems), another amount for a "partial exam", which could only mean looking in my mouth to see where exactly to replace the crown ( I do not consider that an exam and should not have been billed for such, then for cementing the crown itself. A
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procedure was made complicated, apparently for pricing purposes. The dentist Dr Twargowsky held forth on his conservative political views while working in my mouth (inappropriate!). When I asked about further hygiene appt, the staff insisted that it was a state law that I had to have 20 X-rays before doing anything. I found out from a subsequent interview with another dentist that this was not mandatory but up to the discretion of the dentist. I do not think it is ethical to lie to patients. As a person in my 70s, I have been to many excellent dentists, but unfortunately this dentist appeared motivated more by greed than service. I choose to look elsewhere for a dentist. My standards of service are higher.
- Hannah S W.
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He is the best of the best. we've been going to him for at least 35 years or longer. He's very conscientious. He's not cheap - you pay to have the best service. He's not expensive, but he's at the higher end of the prices. You pay it because you want your teeth looking great. He's extremely professional.
- JACK & CHERYL S.
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They’ve completely updated their offices and have state of the art equipment. They are the best dental office in town. They even built-in massages in their dental chairs. I had to have a 5 year x-
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of my jaw and you just stand right in front of it and it fits right around your head and it rotates around your head, which is really neat. The staff is friendly and very professional. I had an extremely bad tooth
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a few years ago, called them on a Friday, and they were able to open the office for me on Saturday to get my tooth pulled.
- DAVID E.
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This is a very professional practice and I think the work done is excellent. I have been going to this practice for years and have never met anyone that has not been friendly and reassuring. I have a terrible fear of dental procedures from some horrible experiences many years ago. I still don't like having to have work done in my mouth but when I have to this is the office I want to have it done at. The office is immaculately clean which is a must in my opinion. I have never had to wait more than 5 minutes in the waiting room. Many of the staff have been with this practice as long as I have been going there which tells me it is a nice place for them to be as well which is reflected in their positive attitude.

If I have any suggestion to help frightened patients like myself it would be to not talk about things you plan on doing quietly behind me. What you are discussing about instruments and ways to do things with each other are frightening to me. I know you need to discuss these things but a quick reassurance and explanation to me would be helpful. This is not a complaint because I know you do your best to try to make me feel comfortable but I am such a ,"chicken", that I have trouble relaxing trying to hear what is next. Thank you for understanding my fears and always striving to make the dental experiences at your office the best possible.
- Kristin M.
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I am new to the area and I got his name from someone i know. He saw me in a reasonable amount of time. I have 2 insurances, but he insisted on getting paid up front and said they would take care of billing the insurance company for me. When I received an insurance statement in early Feb. it showed that they had been paid instead of me so I called to get my refund. His wife had a defensive and nasty attitude immediately and told me she had not been paid yet! I called both insurance co. and was told they got paid. I called back a week later and spoke with Dr.
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, who did the work. I asked for him to please send me a statement explaining my bill which I never received when I paid. He told me to stop harrassing them and hung up on me.
The entire environment is unprofessional and nasty. If you value your mouth and your money DO NOT GO.
- Julie A.
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She used high quality materials at a fair price. I had some sensitivity and she worked carefully until the crown was completely comfortable. She was very patient while working to perfect the fit and stability.
- Jacqueline W.
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He has a wonderful and kind bedside manner. He is very in-tune to make sure he has your pain under control during a procedure. I received a daily call following the difficult extraction from members of the staff and/or from him. They are very accommodating with emergencies and I wouldn't consider going to anyone else.
- Cheryl B.
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Over the past year I have received treatment of various conditions; several teeth were filled. A couple of amalgam fillings were removed and replaced with composite. Tooth extraction and two perio cleanings. Dr
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is very straight forward and sincere. I felt that his advice was very good in that he recommended me purchasing a water pick device and to use every time I brush. This has been my oral salvation. My
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are recovering from many years of not the best self care. I continue to receive periodic treatment from Dr
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and crew gratefully.
- Louis S.

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Abbadent Dental + Fastbraces

3430 Dodge St
Dubuque

Affordable Dentures

3110 Sunnybrook Ct
Sioux City

Anderson Dental Group

2501 Westown Pkwy #1204
West Des Moines

Anderson, Dr. David A.

2305 East 52nd St
Davenport

Andrews, Dr. Dean L.

705 N Main St
Charles City

Aspen Dental

401 S Gear Ave
West Burlington

Aspen Dental

401 S. Gear Ave, Ste 101

Blake Barnes DDS

2800 4th St SW
Mason City

Buck, Dr. Laila A.

132 E J St
Forest City

Burgmeier Dentistry

2800 4th St SW
Mason City

Burnham, Dr. Fred C

710 5th St
Durant

Carlson, Dr. Kenneth P.

2228 N 2nd St
Clinton

Central Park Dentistry

23 N Federal Ave
Mason City

Children's Dental Center

409 Layne Dr
West Burlington

Clark, Dr. David J.

211 W Main St
Marshalltown

Clinton Dental Surgery Center

2314 N SECOND ST
Clinton

Clove Dental

200 Cleveland St
Muscatine

Dale McDonald DDS PC

5335 Eastern Ave, Ste D
Davenport

Davis County Dental

107 S Pine St
Bloomfield

Dean Sheller DDS

201 20th St NW
Waverly

Dental Center of North Iowa

2800 4th St SW
Mason City

Dona W Prince DDS

4220 Sergeant Rd
Sioux City

Dr. Marianna R. Beattie

1544 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport

Dubuque Oral Surgery

1660 Embassy W Dr
Dubuque

Dye, Dr. Edward D.

201 S Market St
Ottumwa

D’Souza , Dr. Joseph E.

3475 Jersey Ridge Rd
Davenport

Edward Kircher DDS

1610 Morgan St
Keokuk

Enloe, Dr. James D.

415 E Main St
Ottumwa

Family Dentistry

3223 4th St SW
Mason City

Gary Hoffman DDS

946 E State St
Mason City

Gary W Colwell, DDS

906 Main St
Adel

George Daskalos DDS

103 E State St
Mason City

Gimer, Dr. David

922 Washington Ave
Iowa Falls

Great River Dentistry

3435 Spring St
Davenport

Griebahn, Dr. Lynn

1905 N Main St
Davenport

Hockett, Dr. Verlin H.

242 Public Sq
Greenfield

Hoffmann, Dr. Paul E.

988 W 3rd St
Dubuque

Iglehart, Dr. David R.

3429 Spring St
Davenport

Jay Lala DDS

23 N Federal Ave
Mason City

Johnson, Dr. David A.

3432 Jersey Ridge Rd
Davenport

Jon Hardinger DDS

1339 6th St SW
Mason City

Judith Demro DDS,MS

655 S Illinois Ave
Mason City

Kiple, Dr. Charles

4016 Morningside Ave
Sioux City

Kulawik, Dr. Mitchell C

1551 Indian Hills Dr
Sioux City

Kuttler, Dr. William C

2728 Asbury Rd Fountain Pk
Dubuque

Lilly Family Dentistry

2100 Indian Hills Dr
Sioux City

Lilly, Dr. Jane M.

2100 Indian Hills Dr
Sioux City

Lundell & Hoy Dentistry

2100 Asbury Rd
Dubuque

Lundell, Dr. Chris B.

2100 Asbury Rd
Dubuque

Lyell Hogg DDS

1010 4th St SW
Mason City

Mack Orthodontics

1906 Middle Rd.
Bettendorf

Matthew Hansen DDS

23 N Federal Ave
Mason City

Michael Dalton DDS

100 Bryant St
Dubuque

Michael Louscher DDS

2800 4th St SW
Mason City

Michael Otto DDS

3223 4th St SW
Mason City

Midwest Dental Davenport

5216 Sheridan St
Davenport

Midwest Dental Dubuque

2055 Holliday Dr
Dubuque

Nathan Hehr DDS

946 E State St
Mason City

Nelson, Dr Richard D

2430 Tech Dr
Bettendorf

Ostaerhaus, Dr. James J.

400 N River Park Dr
Guttenberg

Paulsen, Dr. Traci L.

923 6th Ave
De Witt

Pearson, Dr. Eric R.

802 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge

Phams, Dr. Jeremiah

1905 S Marshall St
Boone

Polking & Polking

851 S Taft Ave
Mason City

Pollard Family Dentistry

306 W Broadway St
Eagle Grove

Robert Polking DDS

851 S Taft Ave
Mason City

Robert White DDS

946 E State St
Mason City

Roth, Dr. Gary D

205 N B St
Fairfield

Schleier, Dr. Gerald H.

307 N 17th St
Keokuk

Schmitt, Dr. Terry J

2100 Asbury Rd
Dubuque

Schommer Dental

2010 E 38th St
Davenport

Schuster, Dr. Dan

902 S 17th St
Oskaloosa

Scott Anderson DDS, PC

400 S Riverview St
Bellevue

Siegel, Dr. J. Scott

907 11th St
De Witt

Smith, Dr. Paul R.

5345 Spring St
Davenport

Smith, Dr. Timothy J.

2820 AAA Ct
Bettendorf

Stephanie Nettleton DDS

946 E State St
Mason City

Teusch, Dr. James R.

207 W State St
Jefferson

The Nettleton Dental Group

946 E State St
Mason City

Thomas Floden DDS

1 Woodshire Ln NE
Mason City

Thomas Rundle DDS

2427 Northgate St
Ottumwa

Thomas Thul DDS

3512 Jersey Ridge Rd.
Davenport

Timothy Bockenstedt DDS

700 N 3rd St
Burlington

Timothy Weber DDS

3223 4th St SW
Mason City

Todd Hoeppner DDS,PC

615 S Illinois Ave
Mason City

Todd Juhlin DDS

1010 4th St SW
Mason City

Touvell, Dr. Stephen

3720 Utica Ridge Rd
Bettendorf

Vanhofwegen, Dr. Gary C.

18 W 4th St
Spencer

Vidal, Dr. Peter L.

160 W 4th St
Garner

Wheelock & Bursick DDS

4100 Morningside Ave
Sioux City

Yoder, Dr. Bruce L

1880 Pottery Ave

Zuccaro, Dr. Joseph A.

895 Main St
Dubuque
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