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"He’s done some serious damage on my mouth, and I'm not the only person that that has happened to. I actually referred people there because I liked him," but then they had trouble with the appliances he put in and two of them ended up
him. The appliances didn't fit right, so they ended up breaking my teeth. I had to have one surgically removed, because the wire was caught between two teeth. I just kept going to the same one because I don't like change, and he was a friend. Whether or not I had an appointment, I still had to wait.

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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 placed with Dr.
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, DDS. I immediately notified his dental assistant as well as him that it takes me a long time to become numb with Novocain and approximately 2-4 carpules of Novocain to be effective. After approximately twenty minutes and a couple carpules of Novocain, Dr.
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came back into the room to give me more shots during which time I winced in pain from the shot and was told that the pain was "all in my head". I found that to be extremely condescending and his general
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was very nasty, as if I was taking up his precious time. I again explained to him that it takes me a very long time to become numb with Novocain. He was basically having a fit because I wasn't getting numb fast enough. Mind you this is an older adult and should be long past that stage. At the end of the tooth extraction (which was very arduous because the tooth broke), Dr.
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didn't even acknowledge my existence. I wasn't set up for a follow-up visit, nor was I called later that evening or the next day to inquire as to my condition. ( I want to preface all of this information by saying that my tolerance for pain is extremely high. I have dealt with kidney stones, child birth and broken bones and they all
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in comparison to the pain I was feeling. ) I had been experiencing extreme pain once my Novocain did wear off so I contacted the office two days later, thinking that the pain would
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over time, but it didn't. I was unfortunately put in touch with the on call Doctor, Dr.
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. He was extremely exasperated on the phone with me and was acting as if my pain didn't matter and that I was acting ridiculously for even calling. After some convincing, I was able to make him understand that I wasn't going to be put off by a nasty doctor and I need to be seen as soon as possible. Dr.
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did not like that I was refusing his explanation that this was normal pain and I insisted on being seen first thing the next morning. He made a point of telling me that he didn't know how long I'd have to wait to be seen and that my emergency wasn't that emergent compared to his patients with appointments. I waited approximately an hour the next morning and was seen by Dr.
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. He was not as nasty as Dr.
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but enjoyed telling me repeatedly that I was "complaining" and I shouldn't be surprised by that amount of pain. All in all I would not return to this oral surgery group ever and I will let anyone with an ear know what a terrible experience it was.




- Aislynn S.
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The staff worked me in on short notice when my dentist recommended that I have a
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tooth pulled. My dentist said that she has heard excellent feedback from patients that she referred to Dr.
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. I spent a while in the waiting room, which is to be expected with a last minute "work-in" appointment at a busy practice. I am really grateful that he was willing to fit me in.
The Dr. was very friendly and professional. He did a good job and even called me later that night to check on my recovery and remind me of post-op care. Somehow I left without written post-op instructions, so his reminders were very helpful. He is an excellent oral surgeon.
- Robert F.
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They were very nice. I was on vacation visiting my grandmother and wisdoms began hurting. It became an emergency because i was leaving soon. Dr.
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made room for me the next morning after the consultation and did a checkup that Friday before i left. His staff were extremely sweet and the prices weren't bad for 5 teeth. They were willing to put me under which i wasnt able to find in nc. I was a little concerned but who isnt for surgery? He did a very good job and while im still in the process of healing, all my stitches have dissolved and very little pain as my
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had to be cut open.
- Tammie H.
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The staff is friendly,professional and understanding. Both the staff and Dr.
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made sure I understood the procedure. Dr
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is keenly aware of patient concerns and comfort level. Every encounter has been a positive experience including procedures with the dental hygienist. The office is clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr.
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to anyone within the area.
- YVONNE P.
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Oral Surgeon, Dr.
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and the Prosthodontist Dr.
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and have been the first to understand what I need. I was told by a friend who is a dentist what I needed and that I also probably needed an ENT. I have actually seen an oral surgeon who is also an MD specializing in ENT. (I have had sinus type attacks too difficult to describe, not sinus or allergy). It was his cat scan forwarded to these two doctors that showed the right side of my nose is completely blocked from top to bottom no matter how you turn the scan.

Because of Dr.
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and Dr.
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who Dr.
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refers any patient such as myself, in three weeks, Dr.
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will provide the first temporary smile since 2006 that I will be able to actually wear in public and look like myself, smile the same, and eat in front of others. Being single this will be a huge difference in my life having moved to
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last year and not having a social life. I will then be getting a full mouth of implants which may take 18 months because Dr.
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knows I need bone grafts which will make my mouth much stronger and also hold the implants better as well. Even with no implants I need these these grafts. Dr.
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will provide the teeth. The end result will be a full mouth of beautiful teeth that are just like my original. They are only removed once a year for cleaning. I brush them, use dental floss, etc. Just as I would my own teeth. I cannot give these two dentists higher praise since out of the ten I've seen, they are the first to actually know what I need to save my mouth, and my sinuses plus see what I cannot believe no one has seen before, the entirely blocked right side of my nose. It's like what's wrong with this picture?

- Grace T.
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It went very well, was an emergency because of an infection, staff help to get a soon appointment. My
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does not have dental insurance so many option where given to pay for the surgery. Very happy with experience.
- MARIA M.
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Dr.
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, the staff, and even the guy that put me to sleep were amazing. I could not wake up well after the procedure so him, my husband and dr
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walked me to my car in the pouring rain just to make sure I was ok. Wonderful place and I will definitely be going back for the rest of my dental work.
- Brandy M.
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I was so happy I went on Angie's list to find Dr
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. He is an excellent dentist, he just knows what he's doing. He repaired my front teeth and they look beautiful. The pain is gone finally. He has such a nice bedside manner, you feel so comfortable with him, it's like you know him. His staff is very efficient, helpful, so friendly. I would recommend highly Dr
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- Vera C.

Oral Surgeons in Elkton, MD

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Agnes Bolus-Alignay & Assos

804 Pershing Dr
Silver Spring

Allen, Dr. William

13901 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City

Annandale Smiles

4322 Ravensworth Rd

Atlantic Dental Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

12308 Ocean Gateway #6
Ocean City

Bacon, Dr. Allan T.

1329 Pennsylvania Ave
Hagerstown

Barry D. Murphy DDS

7600 Osler Dr - Suite 108
Towson

Billings & Murphy DDS PA

22 Kent Town Market
Chester

Brad M. Freedman DDS & Assocs

4604-D Pinecrest Office Park Dr

Bradford, Dr. David L.

10776 Grays Corner Rd
Berlin

Britt, Dr. Johnna

29 E Frederick St
Walkersville

Brodell, Dr. Lynne

12600 Winchester Rd SW
Cumberland

Broskey, Dr. Donald E.

604 Dutchmans Ln
Easton

Burley, Dr. Brandon

1115 Mt Aetna Rd
Hagerstown

Burstein, Dr. Wendy

20 Crossroads Dr
Owings Mills

Christopher Koterwas DDS

401 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton

City Smiles DC

919 18th St NW

Clarksburg Dental Center

23212 Brewers Tavern Way
Clarksburg

Colombaro, Dr. Phyllis A

1185 Mount Aetna Rd
Hagerstown

Davies, Dr. Mark L.

1664 Village Green
Crofton

Delaware Maryland Dental

1653 Elkton Rd
Elkton

Delmarva Sedation Dentistry

12308 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City

Denise, Dr. Richard P.

14300 Gallant Fox Ln
Bowie

Dentistry of Bethesda

10401 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda

Dexter, Dr. Frederick J.

100 S Ctr St
Thurmont

Dockside Dental: Dr John Phillips

2533 Augustine Herman Hwy
Chesapeake City

Dr. April J. Castro

10010 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda

Dr. Steven W. Haywood

108 W Timonium Rd Ste 200
Timonium

Dr. Timothy J. Dunn

10010 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

10010 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda

Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

821 W Benfield Rd
Severna Park

Fine, Dr. Charles

20 Crossroads Dr
Owings Mills

Frank Breitfeller DDS

815 Frederick St
Cumberland

Frontera, Dr. Joseph

101 W Ridgely Rd.
Lutherville Timonium

Greater Maryland Dental Partners PA

1137 Liberty Rd
Sykesville

Gwiazdowski, Dr. Joseph A.

216 S Main St
North East

Hazelwood III, Dr. George F.

736 E Oak St
Oakland

Higgins, Dr. Patricia E.

10646 River Rd
Denton

Holsinger, Dr. Rowland S

10646 River Rd
Denton

Honeygo Village Dentistry

5009 Honeygo Center Dr
Perry Hall

Indian Falls Dental Center

2057 Pulaski Hwy
North East

Jackson, Dr. Donald M.

712 S Main St
North East

John Phillips DMD

2204 Singerly Rd
Elkton

Kane, Dr. Paul N.

807 E Main St
Middletown

Karpovich, Dr. Paul W.

One Texas Station Ct
Timonium

Katz, Dr. Dudley

101 Saint Claire Pl
Stevensville

Kent Island Dentistry LLC

1231 Shopping Center Rd
Stevensville

Killeen, Dr. Amy M.

29 W Pennsylvania Ave
Walkersville

Knight, Dr. John F.

314 Franklin Ave
Berlin

Landsman, Dr. Robert J.

11070 Cathell Rd
Berlin

Lawrence Barrett DDS

314 Franklin Ave
Berlin

Liashek Jr, Dr. Peter

19717 Executive Park Cir
Germantown

Lipman Phillips & Associates

2204 Singerly Rd
Elkton

Louis, Dr. John V.

218 Bay St
Easton

Marshall, Dr. Richard

103 Chesapeake Blvd
Elkton

McDonogh Dental Associates

20 Crossroads Dr
Owings Mills

McNich, Dr. Eugene

1231 Shopping Center Rd
Stevensville

Morris, Dr. Kristine H.

508 Cynwood Dr
Easton

Murphy, Dr. Christopher K

22 Kent Town Market
Chester

Myint, Dr. Kevin Y.

121 Big Elk Mall
Elkton

Orchin Orthodontics

5301 Wisconsin Ave NW

Ott, Dr. Gerard F.

1 Pitts St
Berlin

Palank, Dr. Gary P.

314 N Potomac St
Hagerstown

PearlFection Dentistry

196 Thomas Johnson Dr
Frederick

Pike & Valega DDS

19601 Fisher Ave
Poolesville

Prather III, Dr. Richard B.

222 E Oak Rdg Dr
Hagerstown

Quimby, Dr. Margaret B.

538 Cynwood Dr
Easton

Rhodes, Dr. Lindsay R.

323 E Oak St
Oakland

Robert Dows DDS

142 W High St
Elkton

Robinwood Dental Center

11110 Medical Campus Rd
Hagerstown

Roca, Dr. Lupita M.

6950 Fairfax Dr

Roger Michaelson DDS

100 Newark Ave
Elkton

Romaine, Dr. Diane D.

151 Bishop Murphy Dr
Frostburg

Schapiro, Dr. Howard

103 Chesapeake Blvd
Elkton

Scheermesser, Dr. Steven E.

21419 Chesapeake Ave SW
Westernport

Sease, Jr. Dr. Tillman R

6200 Baltimore Ave
Riverdale

Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins

10646 River Rd
Denton

Snow Hill Dental Associates

303 N Washington St
Snow Hill

Snow Hill Dental Associates

303 N Washington St
Snow Hill

Sugar, Dr. Martin S.

25 Old Farm Ln

Terry Dornburg DDS

124 Miller St
Grantsville

The Dental Group

6200 Baltimore Ave
Riverdale

The Maryland Oral Surgery Group

9632 Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro

Thomad H Downs DDS LLC

100 Pennsylvania Ave
Centreville

Trumer Wagner DDS

322 N Potomac St
Hagerstown

Vargha Abbasian DDS

1653 Elkton Rd
Elkton

Ver Brugge, Dr. Kathryn R.

1201 Agora Dr
Bel Air

Will, Dr. Michael J

6200 Baltimore Ave
Riverdale

Winebrenner, Dr. Robert J.

13424 Pennsylvania Ave
Hagerstown

Witting, Dr. Fedra S.

175 Admiral Cochrane Dr
Annapolis

Wood, Dr. Horace K.

508 Cynwood Dr
Easton

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