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"I was charged over $250 for replacing crown, which charge included an X-
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
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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 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 Auburn

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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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, 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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32 Pearls

604 S Main St
Davison

Abdelnour, Dr. Al

15406 Levan Rd
Livonia

Alexander Schultz, DDS

4053 S Lapeer
Metamora

Allen, Dr. Paul W DDS.

6300 State St
Saginaw

Anthony Kahn DDS

416 E Grand River Ave
Howell

Aspen Dental - Flint

G3538 Miller Rd
Flint

Austin, Dr John L.

4256 S Linden Rd
Flint

Bailey Brian DDS

308 Dartmouth Dr
Midland

Belford, Dr. Tom D.

G2432 W Carpenter Rd
Flint

Benian, Dr. Richard

11525 Highland Rd
Hartland

Betcher, Dr. David G.

1101 Byron Rd
Howell

Beverly Goodman DDS

PO Box 210790
Auburn Hills

Bonine, Dr. Fredric L.

6893 Grand River Ave
Brighton

Bowen, Dr. Michael

292 E Saginaw Rd
Sanford

Bradford Rice DDS

7461 S State Rd
Goodrich

Bryant, Dr. Chris

8285 S Saginaw St
Grand Blanc

C Patrick Gray & Associates

G3222 Beecher Rd
Flint

Calcott, Dr. Reid J

6225 Gratiot Rd
Saginaw

Chapin Dental

314 S Main St
Linden

Claflin, Dr, Thomas T.

10407 Grand River
Brighton

Convenient Fam Den PC Flint

2414 S Center Rd
Burton

Curtis Smith DDS

4196 State St
Saginaw

Danek, Dr. Paul C.

9420 Birch Run Rd
Birch Run

David Boike DDS

G4007 W Court St
Flint

David Miller DDS

6011 Porter Rd
Grand Blanc

Davis II, Dr. Michael A.

5481 Colony N Dr
Saginaw

Davison Dental, PLLC

1049 S State Rd
Davison

Dawe, Dr. Frank A.

8185 Holly Rd
Grand Blanc

Denture Care Clinic

1227 N Michigan Ave
Saginaw

Distefano, Dr. Gary R.

112 W Grand River Ave
Howell

Dr Liza E. Dominguez DMD, MS

4291 State St.
Saginaw

Dr. Gina Meylan-Family Dental Center

4933 Mackinaw Rd
Saginaw

Dr. Luis A. Perez

2222 S Linden Rd
Flint

Dr. Ronald W. Earnest DDS

8086 Grand River Rd
Brighton

Eboda, Dr. Nnenna N.

2222 S Linden Rd
Flint

Family Dental Group - Flint

4021 Miller Rd
Flint

Fireberg Family Dental Group

2811 E Court St
Flint

Flushing Family Dentistry

319 W Main St
Flushing

Ford, Dr. Christopher W.

3362 Lennon Rd
Flint

Francuck, Dr. Mark

406 Grand River
Brighton

Frederick Thompson DDS,PC

7237 Fenton Rd.
Grand Blanc

Gateway Dental

5321 Gateway Center Blvd
Flint

Gentle Family Dentistry

1015 Ashman St
Midland

Gerald Ryan DDS

6203 Miller Rd
Swartz Creek

Goltz, Dr. Linda G.

800 S Euclid Ave
Bay City

Goodell, Walter A. DDS

600 E Grand River Ave
Brighton

Great Lakes Family Dental

427 N Michigan Ave
Saginaw

Hale, Carrico & Radtke Pediatric Dentistry

10407 Grand River Ave.
Brighton

Hale, Dr. Robert M.

8379 Davison Rd
Davison

Hogue, Dr. Karl M

5916 Eastman Ave
Midland

Hoke, Dr. Stephen P.

1008 N Shiawassee St
Corunna

Holbein, Dr Gary L.

201 E Midland St
Bay City

Howell Family Dentistry

2765 E Grand River
Howell

Irish Road Dental

1058 N Irish Rd
Davison

Jack L Medemar, DDS

4221 Corunna Rd
Flint

James K. Cantwil, DDS

6210 W Pierson Rd
Flushing

Jeannine E Hopfensperger DDS

371 S Line St
Chesaning

Jeannine Hopfensperger DDS

371 S Line St
Chesaning

Jeffery Bundy DDS

5475 Davison Rd
Burton

Karen Gougeon DDS

702 W Midland Rd
Auburn

Kernstock, Dr. Thomas A

1405 Center Ave
Bay City

Kli Anne Shelegey DDS

721 Washington Ave
Bay City

Klomparens, Dr. Robert W.

810 W Wackerly St
Midland

Klonowski, Dr. Kathleen

4685 E McLeod Dr
Saginaw

Knight, Dr. Mark

1408 W Hill Road
Flint

Lisa Lewis DDS

221 E North St
Owosso

Lucas, Dr. Mark

4170 Lennon Rd
Flint

Lum, Dr. Robert C.

8512 Miller Rd
Swartz Creek

Mantey, Dr. Jason

2272 21st St
Bay City

Mark Cadotte DDS

720 W Wackerly St
Midland

Mark Francuck DDS

406 W Grand River Ave
Brighton

Matuszak & Associates

10511 Citation Dr
Brighton

Matuszak, Dr. Matthew S.

10511 Citation Dr
Brighton

Mc Laren, Dr. John D

308 Northgate Dr
Midland

McDaniel, Dr. Chris

11499 Highland Rd
Hartland

Mead Dental Associates

1504 Harcrest Dr
Midland

Mead, Dr. Roger A.

1504 Harcrest Dr
Midland

Meylan, Dr. Gina

4933 Mackinaw Rd
Saginaw

Michael Eisinger, DDS

1459 N Belsay Rd
Burton

Michael Page DDS

2358 Genoa Business Park Dr
Brighton

Mortimer Family Dentistry

4495 S Center Rd
Burton

Nelson, Dr. Wayne

2700 W Grand River Ave
Howell

Nichols, Dr. Henry D

216 E 3rd St
Imlay City

Noffert, Dr. David A.

6800 Newark Rd
Imlay City

Norton, Dr. William E.

9178 E US Highway 223
Blissfield

Oakland County Dentist

3709 Auburn Rd
Auburn Hills

Owocki, Dr. David

219 W Roberts St
Fenton

Owosso Dental Center

1083 E M 21
Owosso

Patricia Mcgarry DDS

200 Lindenwood Dr
Linden

Paul Lewis DDS

2802 N. Saginaw Rd.
Midland

Payne & Payne

4099 Shrestha Dr
Bay City

Pelok, Dr. Scott D.

4560 Beecher Rd
Flint

Plumley, Dr. Charles A.

1015 Ashman St
Midland

Pounder, Dr. Bonnie A.

4495 Morrish Rd
Swartz Creek

Rachor, Dr. James M.

1398 N Leroy St
Fenton

Racine Ackley Dental

573 W Vienna St.
Clio

Ralph Becker DDS

7007 Davison Rd
Davison

Rathke, Dr. Todd

2272 21st St
Bay City

Raymond Daily DDS

595 N Center Rd
Saginaw

Riverview Dental

611 N Shiawassee St
Corunna

Rondeau, Dr. Brad

7600 Grand River Rd
Brighton

Santoro, Dr. Frances P.

916 Washington Ave
Bay City

Sata, Dr. Milan

5468 S Saginaw Rd
Flint

Schloff, Dr. Gerald J

1601 Marquette St
Bay City

Schneck, Dr. Douglas L.

5051 W Bristol Rd
Flint

Shattuck, Dr. Delynn

5382 Gratiot Rd
Saginaw

Shumaker, Dr. Bo

104 W Caroline
Fenton

Sonoma Dental Group

2425 Owen Rd
Fenton

Stephen P Hoke DDS

1008 N Shiawassee St
Corunna

Stonehouse Family Dental

850 S Ortonville Rd
Ortonville

Taft , Dr. Steven C.

2222 S Linden Rd
Flint

Thomas A Kernstock DDS

1405 Center Ave
Bay City

Wendling, Dr. Lisa K.

1100 S Linden Rd
Flint

William Mason DDS,MS

205 N Colony Dr
Saginaw

William Metz DDS

520 S Church St
Brighton

Wilson, Dr. Tara

5710 Whitmore Lake Rd
Brighton

Wiltz, Dr. John W.

1058 N Irish Rd
Davison

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