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"He is an awesome periodontist. He has been in the
magazine. I have used his practice for the last three years. All his staff are really friendly," professional and competent. Over all great experience-they will work with you financially, and it is in a good location. He is an expert in his field. He is professional, compassionate and really good. There is a dental hygienist in there by the name of
- she has been there for over 20 years and she's so awesome. Their office is extremely well run, organized and I picked him from
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-Carol E.

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"I have used Dr.
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.
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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People with sore or infected gums often see a periodontist, a dentist who specializes in gum diseases. The most serious gum condition, periodontitis, can cause the teeth to fall out if left untreated.

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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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Periodontia reviews in Leland

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To this day, I'm numb. When I was working with him, his staff was nice but he wanted $200. I wanted to discuss the situation. He had people call me at 7:30 in the morning once. He had already been paid for the pulling and the $200 extra I had paid him. He was so adamant about that knowing that I was still in pain, all he was concerned with was the money. The staff was very nice. I wanted to get all my records and X-Rays to go somewhere else. The doctor had always been really nice and almost flirtatious until now and then he was very indignant and threatening.
- Jennifer S.
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This was my first time using her. Scheduling was very easy. She was very quick and thorough. It was very relaxing and the office staff even visited me while the doctor stepped out of the office. She even worked on her off hours to accommodate my schedule.
- Lois C.
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I have been his patient for over 10 years now and I'm completely satisfied with his work and integrity. When you meet him and his staff, they are always friendly and helpful. The doctor will give you his full attention and time to answer any questions you might have or concerns. He is very knowledge and keeps up with modern dentistry and technology. He also a nutrition program that will keep your teeth healthy for years to come which you can choose to take advantage of if you wish. I, myself, am on this program, and I really do think that supplements make a difference not only in a healthy mouth but also a healthy body. I would recommend this doctor if you are need of a new dentist or just want a second opinion.
- Moreen K.
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They are excellent. They're very thorough. They take all kinds of pictures. He even has an assistant working with him. He was very kind. It didn't hurt either when he gave me the needle. They take new patients. You get to use the Wi-Fi for free. They're A across the board.
- Sereda A.
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Each time I have been to the office, I have not had to wait more than 5 minutes. The hygienist and the dentist are extremely professional. They clearly explain what they are doing and why, and have been very careful to ensure that I do not experience any discomfort. I feel very comfortable with this establishment and plan to use them for many years to come.
- Nora N.
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As easy as could be expected with procedures. Dr.
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and his staff have been fabulous. Take the time to answer all of my questions and concerns. Fabulous work and follow up. Extreme care shown for my comfort and care. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr.
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to anyone.
- Reed D.
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He has been wonderful and became both my wife and I's dentist. I can't express how great Dr.
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and his staff have been and continue to be. He is patient, accommodating and makes great referrals. I just can't say enough good things about him.
- Bryan G.
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I had had some trouble with
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around one tooth. After confirming with my regular dentist that there was no issue with the tooth, I sought out a good periodontist. Dr.
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first took the time to speak with me (not JUST a questionnaire) about my medical and dental history, and then gave me a thorough examination. He clearly identified and communicated the issue and the treatment required and what's involved. He introduced me to
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, who carefully explained the recommended appointments and the costs involved. We scheduled a convenient appointment time a week later. I received the treatment yesterday and will have a follow-up treatment in a few weeks. I was in the chair for less than one hour, and received a LANAP laser treatment to the
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to rectify the infection. Dr.
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's manner is incredibly gentle and understanding. He called me last night to make sure everything was ok. I have experienced no pain or other complications.
- Andrew W.

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140 E 28 th St

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2323 Pennsylvania Ave

Atlantic Dental Group

1301 Physicians Dr.
Wilmington

Bozart Family Dentistry

6132 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington

Brush Dental Care

414 Chestnut St
Wilmington

Caparelli & Mellis DDS

5125 Oleander Dr Ste 101
Wilmington

Cerqueira, Dr. Amanda

1328 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach

Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry

3071 Southport Supply Rd Hwy 211
Bolivia

Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry

8212 E Oak Island Dr
Oak Island

Coastal Smiles Family Dentistry

6419 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington

Cook, Dr. Phyllis B.

7028 Wrightsville Ave
Wilmington

Cory Williams Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

1125 Medical Center Dr
Wilmington

Dan Dube, DMD

5653 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington

Darryl Diefes DDS

904 Spivey Rd
Whiteville

Dental Health Associates

4901 Limestone Rd

Dental Health Associates

4901 Limestone Rd

Dr Michael Brian Bush

7864 US Hwy 117
Rocky Point

Dr. Scott M Gould, DDS, MS

7010 Market St
Wilmington

Farrell , Dr. Brandon K.

115 N 3rd St
Wilmington

Garrett, Dr. Gregory B.

2215 Delaney Ave
Wilmington

James Gainer DDS

3725 Wrightsville Ave
Wilmington

Jennifer LaQuay DMD

4742 Long Beach RD SE
Southport

Lee, Dr. Carter W.

1301 Physicians Dr
Wilmington

Mark E McGee DDS

8048 Market St
Wilmington

Mary Ruth Marshall DDS

7643 Market St
Wilmington

Stanley, Dr. A. Ryan

6200 Oleander Dr
Wilmington

Swing, Dr. Timothy C.

1300 Bridge Barrier Rd
Carolina Beach

Wainright, Dr. Bruce

6837 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Walker III, Dr. C. Clayton

4405 Junction Park Dr
Wilmington

Wilmington Dentalworks

5225 Sigmon Rd
Wilmington

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