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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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Oral surgeons

If your dentist has recommended that you have any type of cosmetic or oral surgery, an oral surgeon will likely perform it. Learn how oral surgery can help improve your smile and enhance your dental health.

Dr. Robert Heller of Oral Implants & Reconstructive Dentistry places a dental implant on a patient as his staff assists. (Photo courtesy of Midwest Implant Institute)
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As more people opt for dental implants instead of traditional crowns and tooth bridges, look at costs, time and oral health before choosing this procedure.

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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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Oral Surgery reviews in Ashland

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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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, was very good, explained the procedure ahead of time and during the procedure. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. I had no problems after the surgery and things healed fine. I would definitely return if the need arose.
- Arnold S.
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Once I was numb, it was an easy removal of a back tooth. To no fault of Dr
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, there was a jagged bone that came up through the gum where the tooth had been. The day I called about acute pain, he fit me in to see what was causing the problem. Dr
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gave me a prescription and said it would take about two weeks before the bone broke off. However, the prescription did not help one bit. My mouth was on fire with pain, so I came to his office and he did an emergency oral surgery to shave down the bone. Since then, I have had no problem.
- Mary K.
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He is very good. I have gone to him for a couple of years and he has done a handful of things for me. I have had a tooth pulled and I did not feel a thing. I
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’t have any problems getting an appointment. His office is comfortable. His employees are nice and pleasant. I did have to pay him up front and I used my care card, but his prices are reasonable and fair.
- JUDITH G.
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I have used Dr.
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for 4-5 years now. He has actually completely restored my smile. It's because of him that I can smile today without gaps and yellow teeth showing. Today he removed a tooth. The procedure was not painful at all. The doctor frequently makes sure that you are not in pain and if you need a break, he gives you a break. I have always been able to tell that he and his staff are attuned to my needs as a patient.
I can tell you the reason I chose him years ago to restore my teeth. After talking to a few Dentists, and having bad past experiences with some, he made me feel comfortable. And he communicates with you! He wrote a plan sitting next to me and told me how hew was going to address each problem tooth I had. As things turned out, I needed several root canals and lots of fillings. i have had all that work done at his office. Some dentists send out root canals and other procedures to Endodontists etc.. Dr.
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is qualified and does those procedures all at his office. This eliminates finding a problem, getting a referral, calling a strange doctors office. Then you sit on their waiting list for a initial exam, and 6 weeks after the problem was found something gets done. He once did a emergency root canal within 24 hours of seeing it was needed for me.
I actually have a check up appointment tomorrow at his office. I am sure I can expect the same quality service and dental work when I go. I am grateful he and his staff have restored my smile.
- David M.
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was recommended to me by my primary dentist. I was able to book an appointment right away. So far I have had three teeth extracted and one implant post. I am a very nervous person when it comes to dental work. Dr.
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and her staff were very easy, upbeat and took their time with me. I had local novocaine, the extractions were necessary, as unpleasant as it is, Dr.
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made the experience less traumatic, I really felt more relaxed in her office than in any other dental facility. I will continue to use her as my Oral Surgeon as necessary and will recommend her highly to others who are fearful of dental procedures.
- Karen W.
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They are conveniently located to me. They specialize in dental implants so they are knowledgeable. They have a friendly staff and they are responsive. They are informative and they are cost competitive .
- JAN L.
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provided a consultation, followed by the implant procedure. The work was excellent, including follow up appointments. Dr.
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is very experienced, professional and has a very supportive manner. He then referred me to another doctor for the new crown over the implant. Highly recommend.
- Miles M.

All Oral Surgeons in Ashland, KY

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Barry Shaffer,DMD

700 Saint Christopher Dr
Ashland

Brandi Cox DDS

1205 Montgomery Ave
Ashland

Bruce Shaffer DMD

700 Saint Christopher Dr
Ashland

Charles Montague DMD

1330 Central Ave
Ashland

Christian, Dr. Michael A.

1205 Montgomery Ave
Ashland

Clarksville Dental Center

1301 Peachers Mill Rd

Collins, Dr. Neil

2741 Winchester Ave
Ashland

Daniel, Dr. James E

1408 Central Ave
Ashland

David Stewart DDS,DMD

1616 Central Ave
Ashland

Davis, Dr. Leslie

902 Dupont
Louisville

Davis, Dr. Rachel

902 Dupont Rd
Louisville

Earl Smith DDS,DMD

441 21st St
Ashland

Gearhart & Gearhart

311-R W Main St
Grayson

Graham, Dr. Brad

Bowling Green

Gregory Craft DMD

2154 Carter Ave
Ashland

Head, Dr. Marylou S

3225 Summit Square Pl
Lexington

Howell, Dr. Michael A.

727 US 31W ByPass
Bowling Green

Jackson, Dr. Eli O.

1857 Tucker Way
Bowling Green

James Curtis DDS

1013 Coles Blvd

James Daniel DMD

1408 Central Ave
Ashland

James Justice DMD

155 E Main St
Elkhorn City

John Spain DDS

2002 13th St
Ashland

Jones, Dr. J. Eric

1058 State Rte 7 S

King Dental

119 W Main St
Clarkson

Lawless, Dr. Laura Nell

1602 Westen St
Bowling Green

Marc Prince DMD

1605 13th St
Ashland

Mayer, Dr. Jerry A.

2301 S 7th St

Mayes, Dr. Jerry G.

828 S Main St
London

Michael Brock DO

PO Box 827
Ashland

Michael Couchot MD,DMD

2844 Carter Ave
Ashland

Mortenson Family Dental Carrollton

2482 Hwy 227
Carrollton

Robert Adkins DMD

1101 State Route 716
Ashland

Roy, Dr. John A.

1410 Pride Ave
Madisonville

Stanley Parker DDS,DMD,MS,JD

711 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Ashland

Stansbury Orthodontics

2179 Carter Ave
Ashland

Stewart, Dr. David G

1616 Central Ave
Ashland

Thomas Tyree DDS

1702 Oak St

Thorner, Dr. William R.

1800 Carter Ave
Ashland

Tohill, Dr. Thomas A.

101 Sarahs Ln
Somerset

Tracy Murray DDS

1010 Gallia St

Whitaker, Dr. Tim

1602 Westen St
Bowling Green

Wong, Dr. Paul H.

206 Richmond Rd N
Berea
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