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"I had been for cleanings and they were all very nice. Dr
removed 2 of my
teeth. The experience from start to finish" was positive. Dr
numbs topically before he gives the Novocain so the shots are pretty painless. He checks frequently to make sure the pain meds are working so that you experience no discomfort. I also had the gas to help
the pain. All of the staff were very nice and professional. I went to Dr
based on recommendation from my daughter - she had procedure done by him to remove permanent retainers and raved about how great he was. And she was right. Dr
explains everything, makes sure you understand, and tells you during the entire process what he is doing. Highly recommend Dr
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-Debbie M.

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I felt comfortable and well received. The front office" staff is friendly and welcoming. I waited about 5 minutes or less for my appointment with Dr.
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are amazing. He is an extremely caring and personable dentist, who works hard to make his patients happy. His knowledge base is outstanding and his work is perfection. He removed poorly done bonding that another dentist had put on a front tooth. The result was total perfection, which I never thought could happen. Overall, my experience with all of the staff and Dr.
is the best I have received in my lifetime! I highly, without reservation, recommend SmileBoston in
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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:
:
.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 initially had a good experience at Dr.
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's practice. But over the course of seeing him for two years there have been enough negative things that have happened to cause me to seek another dentist. I had three crowns replaced at one time(!). He also found that the bone around one of my teeth had deteriorated and it would need to be replaced. I was taken aback that so much work would need to be done. I checked with his billing specialist to find out how much my portion of all this (after my dental insurance had paid) would cost. Incredibly, she replied that it would cost "six thousand dollars". I was understandably stunned. She then informed me that she was "just kidding". I thought this was extremely inappropriate, and I still have difficulty understanding why a person in a supposedly professional position would do that to a customer/patient.

Getting this work involved multiple visits, which I understood. However, his practice refuses to make more than one or two appointments at a time for a patient. So after one step had finished, I had to make a brand-new appointment. There was always a delay involved because he keeps himself busy in what I am sure must be a very lucrative practice. Instead of coming back to see him in four weeks, I couldn't get an appointment until eight weeks from the last. This entire course of treatment ended up taking about five months when it should have taken more like three, in my opinion. If a process is going to take five visits, then five appointments should be scheduled at the outset. To me, that's a no-brainer.
When I asked him about this, he claimed that he was not aware of his office's scheduling practice. I told him that I found that hard to believe, given that it is his practice. To my surprise, he became defensive and asked me if I was accusing him of being a liar!
I also told two people that I wanted the crown to be gold rather than porcelain. Remarkably, a porcelain crown was ordered. A gold crown had to be reordered which caused additional delay with the work.
Aside from these issues, there was another problem. In my opinion, he does not pay as much attention to detail when he works on teeth as I think he should. This may be because he keeps himself so busy.
I felt like his office inundated me with phone calls and text message reminders of appointments. Some people might appreciate that, but I felt like I was being harassed by a marketing machine. He continues to try to get more and more patients, but he is too busy to see them in a timely fashion.
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is a
friendly guy, but that does not make up for all of these other problems.
- Hugh T.
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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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He removed the spot from my mouth and set it for biopsy. He was very efficient with the surgery and did notify me of the results of the pathology. He referred me to another doctor to have the thing taken care of. I will not be using his referral as I have another surgeon selected at this time that is closer to my home. I believe his is just as confident. I did go to
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and speak to the suggested surgeon but he was in agreement with my local surgeon who is just as confident and much closer to my home.
- ARCHIE S.
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He referred me to an oral surgeon because he didn't like the looks of a dark spot he had found in the top of my mouth. It did turn out to be cancerous. I go every 6 months and he is very thorough. He is a very good dentist. He is not cheap but he is well worth every cent you pay him and my whole family goes to him.
- ARCHIE S.
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The office is very clean. The staff is great. They dentists are great. They are always friendly and professional. I've been with them for 28 years and wouldn't want to go anywhere else.
- PAM T.
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The doctor argued about my request for my tooth to be pulled. She would talk over me when I talked. She even told me to shut up when I had questions. Her staff is very argumentative. They were not concerned for my well-being. they were late to the appointment. The experience was horrible.
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who is the office manager for billing, hung up on me when I tried to resolve the problem, talked over me, and tried to play crazy.
- Jovan H.
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Old crown came off. Dr
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got me in immediately and determined the crown could simply be reglued. In and out in 20 minutes. As always, he was pleasant, professional and candid about my dental needs. Staff is wonderful. Have found him to be readily available and accessible, even on his days off. He rsponds to emegency phone calls and once before came in on a weekend to open his office and tend to my tooth.
- Robert D.
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I generally am not one to gripe publicly, but I feel obliged to make this information available so that others may not have the same experience. My 72 year-old father went to
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’s Lynnwood, WA location and paid upfront what he believed to be the full amount for full dentures (nearly $3,000). He was fitted for temporary dentures to allow swelling to decrease at which point he would return 3-6 months later to be fit for permanent dentures. A couple of months later,
Marion Dentists Provider Name Locked
’s Lynnwood office was shut-down permanently and my father was left with ill-fitting, temporary dentures that ultimately cracked. My father contacted
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’s
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headquarters to enquire how to get fitted for his full dentures and has basically been blown off. I have also enquired with
Marion Dentists Provider Name Locked
multiple times regarding this matter. After about 1 month of hounding them, I received a single call back saying they would look into it and have been unable to get them to return my calls in the 3 months since. Ultimately, my father just had to go to another dentist and pay again.
- Jay G.

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Allison & Hulihan

15 Aviemore Dr
Pinehurst

Alston, Dr. Richard D.

120 Clinton Ct
Rocky Mount

Ambler, Dr. Donald W.

494 Main St
Andrews

Anderson & Slack DDS Family Dentistry

200 Doctors Dr
Jacksonville

bayliff family dentistry

441 S Morgan St
Roxboro

Bayliff Jr, Dr. Jay

441 S Morgan St
Roxboro

Blue Ridge General Dentistry

870 State Farm Rd
Boone

Bodnar, Dr. Jason

16 Cherokee Crossing
Whittier

Brandon Blake DDS

1921 Goose Creek Rd
Marion

Brenton Young DDS

139 Ross Grove Rd E
Shelby

Bridgeman Dental

2348 Highway 105
Boone

Brown, Dr. Jarrod

1108 Main St

Camp, Dr. Geregory

2200 Walter Divison Rd
Monroe

Carolina Dental Arts

2720 Graves Dr
Goldsboro

Carolinas Dental Center-Matthews

428 N Trade St
Matthews

Christopher Nevant DDS,MS

310 S Main St
Marion

Complete Dental Care-Asheville

8 New Leicester Hwy
Asheville

Cotty, Dr. David C.

816 W Mills St
Columbus

David Howdy DDS

1103 Brown St
Washington

Davis, Dr. Michael W.

114 Buttercup Trl
Marble

Dr Tre' Thompson

P.O. Box 9
Robbinsville

Dubose, Dr. David S.

314 S Main St
Marion

Dávila, Dr. Laura J.

120 Oakmont Dr
Greenville

Earp & Gamboa Dentistry

2446 Emerald Pl
Greenville

Edwards III, Dr. Zeno L.

1103 Brown St
Washington

Epps, Dr. Johne J.

25 Medical Center Rd
Gates

Fang, Dr. Yiping

212 Ainsley Ave
Hertford

Felicia Singletary DMD

1108 N Winstead Ave
Rocky Mount

Francis Amato DMD

200 Hospital Ave
Jefferson

Francis, Dr, Hunter C.

2038 Nickerson Blvd

Fussell, Dr. Randy G.

110 Oakmont Dr
Greenville

Gary Grindstaff DDS

1433 N Main St
Marion

Gillam, Dr. Robert T<

508 E Main St
Elizabeth City

Hall, Dr. Jeffrey D.

420 S Broadway St
Forest City

Haltiwanger, Dr. Leonard H.

719 Long Dr
Rockingham

Hardee , Dr. Donald L.

215 Commerce St
Greenville

Hardison, Dr. Christopher D.

121 Duplin Professional Ct
Warsaw

Harris, Dr. Daniel W.

206 3rd St
Ayden

Harrold, Dr. James

3001 B Raleigh Rd Pkwy
Wilson

HARWELL PALMER,DDS

617 LONG DRIVE
Rockingham

Haskell Mills DDS

144 Fleming Ave
Marion

Heyder, Dr. Alison

3632 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk

Hinnant Family Dentistry

2300 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro

Hinnant, Dr. Keith

2603 Hospital Rd
Goldsboro

Hoffman & Arthur DDS PA

551 Becker Dr
Roanoke Rapids

Hooker, Dr. John W.

134 S Johnson St
Brevard

Howdy DDS & Howdy DDS

1103 Brown St
Washington

Howdy, Dr. Rick

1103 Brown St
Washington

Humphreys, Dr. Holt C.

110 Oakmont Dr
Greenville

Hunt, Dr. Amy W.

111 Candlewood Rd
Rocky Mount

Hunter Joh DDS

123 Bryan St
Kenansville

Inner Banks Dental

629 W 15th St
Washington

Jackson, Dr. Bradford F.

509 W 15th St
Washington

James Maner DDS

2518 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head

James Peppers DDS

657 E Court St
Marion

Johnson, Dr. Malrie E.

603 S Ayersville Rd
Mayodan

Kearney, Dr. Rhonda L.

451 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson

Kelley, Dr. Patrick J

41 Ghormley St
Robbinsville

Koppelman, Dr. Christopher

103 Mark Dr
Edenton

Lafevers, Dr. F Steve

2300 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro

Lane & Associates Family Dentistry

315 North Carolina 55
Mount Olive

Lane & Associates Family Dentistry

131 Montgomery Crossing
Biscoe

Lee Dentistry

118 Brentwood Ctr Ln N
Wilson

Lee, Dr. Cyrus A.

118 Brentwood Ctr Ln N
Wilson

Lee, Dr. William

110 Oakmont Dr
Greenville

Mann, Dr. Charles A.

315 E Chatham St
Cary

Manning, Dr. Gregory

105 Church St
Broadway

Manning, Dr. Paul

2403 Charles Blvd
Greenville

Mark Farris DDS

1103 E Court St
Marion

Mark McCoy, DDS

234 W Main St
Washington

Mark S Scurria DDS

1920 East NC Highway 54
Durham

Mason Jr, Dr. Joe L

PO Box 2448
Cashiers

Mcarthur, Dr. Robert E.

105 Parkwood Dr
Snow Hill

McGuire, Dr. David

45 King St
Sylva

McGuire, Dr. F Patrick

45 King St
Sylva

Meares, Dr. James W.

4540 Princess Anne Rd

Mills Jr, Dr. Haskell T

144 Fleming Ave
Marion

Milton Gaskill DDS

55 Morgan St
Marion

Mitchum, Dr. William P.

422 N Ivey Ave
Siler City

Moore III, Dr. Horace G.

2702 Medical Office Pl
Goldsboro

Noblett, Dr. W Jeffrey

112 Barden St
Roxboro

O'Conner, Dr. Edward

36 Waldroup Rd
Hayesville

Oliver, Dr. David

171 Sloan Rd
Franklin

Paradise Family Dentistry

895 S Beckford Dr
Henderson

Patrick J Kelley DDS

41 Ghormley St
Robbinsville

Qualliotine, Dr. Danny W.

107 Oakmont Dr
Greenville

Rich Smith & Tart

120 Northway Ct
Raleigh

Robert Cargill DDS

2207 Evans St
Greenville

Robert Keenan DDS

335 N Main St
Marion

Robert Teeter MD

126 Poplar Smt
Boone

Rockingham Family Dentistry

701 S Van Buren Rd
Eden

Rogers III, Dr. Hardin W.

400 Peachtree St
Rocky Mount

Russell III, Dr. Bartlett S.

500 Red Banks Rd
Greenville

Samuel Smith DDS

1001 S Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills

Seymore III, Dr. N Kimmey

2815 Village Way
New Bern

Silver, Dr. Kevin W.

188 E Court St
Marion

Silver, Dr. Kevin W.

188 E Court St
Marion

Simpson, Dr. Cletus

23 NC 98 Hwy E
Bunn

Slaughter, Dr. John H.

411 W Cronly St
Laurinburg

Smile Studio Of Henderson

451 Ruin Creek Rd
Henderson

Stephanie Joy Sweeney

3704B N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk

Steven Upchurch DMD

293 Main St
Yanceyville

Stewart, Dr. Paul W.

109 Jolly St
Louisburg

Taylor, Dr. Michael K.

870 State Farm Rd
Boone

Tedder, Dr. Jennifer

400 Peachtree St
Rocky Mount

The Dental Care Center - Greenville

2140 W. Arlington Blvd, Suite E
Greenville

Tom Donnelly DDS

7A Hedgerose Ct
Marion

Tripp, Dr. Bruce R.

5076 Us Highway 264 E
Greenville

Tryon Family Dentistry

70 Depot St
Tryon

Turner, Dr. Harold L.

215 N Mcmorrine St
Elizabeth City

Virtue, Dr. William E.

301 E Lee Ave N
Yadkinville

Wagner, Dr. David A.

43 E Mills St
Columbus

Watson, Dr. John Q.

2250 Nash St N
Wilson

Weeks, Dr. H. Howard

615 E Nash St
Spring Hope

Whiter Image Dental

180 Allen Rd NE

Wooddell, Dr. Teresa

1144 Carthage St
Sanford

Woodson, Dr. James C.

4810 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head

Wooten, Dr. William S.

857 S Beckford Dr
Henderson

Wuertz, Dr. Karen M

408 E Colonial Ave
Elizabeth City

Zombek, Dr. Deborah S.

165 Kandemor Ln
Rocky Mount

Zombek, Dr. Debra S.

165 Kandemor Ln
Rocky Mount
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