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"This final stage of fitting the bridge anchored by implants was the last in a sequence of several appointments. Dr. has always been accommodating" with appt. times, and has explained to me every step of the long process. He takes the time necessary for a good result. My family and I have gone to Dr. and his wife, Dr. Walls for 33 years, since the children were small. The practice is conveniently located for us and the staff are friendly. Drs. and Walls are highly trained and competent. This is thoroughly professional practice with the warmth of old friends. Their practice is located in an older house. The interior has been modernized and is clean and inviting. Dr no longer works chairside, and Dr. works only Tues, Weds, and Thurs. There is a new young partner, Dr. Tropper, who seems personable and competent. He will provide the continuity and extra appt. times needed by Family Dentists.

-Barbara I.

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"It is rare to find a dentist who is as thorough, knowledgable, caring and patient as Dr. . Having a very difficult mouth to correct and treat," I was most pleased with the outcome. I greatly appreciated the manner in which he explained all procedures. In addition, he is always available for emergencies . I can recall him coming to the office on his day off, with a smile on his face, to treat an issue that required immediate attention . His entire staff is most friendly , efficient, and competent , which makes going to the dentist a pleasant experience. B

-Arleen B.

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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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The procedure itself appeared to go ok. however in the months that followed it was revealed (by an oral surgeon) that I had sinus infection resulting from the extraction (left side). had "diagnosed" no sinus infection (by closing the right nostril and to breath out through the left...since no air came out, he said there ...More was no sinus infection. and said that there was now an opening in the gum/tooth root area that he could offer a procedure to repair, by taking gum tissue from another part of the mouth (pallette, I believe, was one choice), which he sketched out on a diagram for me. I was feeling anxious and asked if he could recommend an oral surgeon, which he did. (However, the oral surgeon he recommended was either unavailable to see me (at any time?) or did not want to, for whatever reason.)
long story short: another oral surgeon I consulted said he could not do the gum repair work until the sinus infection was resolved. He referred me to an ENT Dr (Ears, Nose, Throat), who confirmed the sinus infection, and "hole" connecting the oral cavity with the left sinus, caused by the dental extraction. Surgery in November (Riverside, general anesthetic).
New Dentist now, evaluated situation, and referred me to a gum doctor/denist in periodontics. Who offered me a procedure to do a graft. and did the best he could with the situation...not able to fully close the gap created, so now while it's better than it was, it requires constant attention to clear out food trapping, etc.
If I had it to do over again, I would not. the teeth were fairly "high" up, and not in imminent or threatening the adjacent teeth. recommended a proactive approach, and I regret my decision to go ahead with his recommendation. I was 63.5 years old at the time, and one dentist I consulted opined that, at my age, and in these circumstances, would 1) not have gone ahead, and 2) at least go to an oral surgeon to have the work done.
If you need upper teeth removed, go to an oral surgeon, not a dentist who would like to do this form of oral surgety.
to be fair, successfully removed my lower teeth about 10 years prior (approx). and 's other work is very good. cosmetic repair, etc. is good.
Let's just say that I think I would have been served better by a more conservative approach, vs. the aggressive ("proactive") approach chose. I'm sure he meant well. but the result, and the offer to do more oral surgery to repair the damage, just scared the heck out of me to consider going any further.
- CLAUDE R G.
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Awesome. Great care was taken to make me comfortable. My teeth look wonderful after my cleaning. Dr came in to check my teeth. He was extremely attentive. Ne noted teeth to keep track of.
- Bernadette M.
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The Dr.'s diagnosis was accurate (had another diagnosis with a nearby dentist) and prices very good. The work has lasted 3 years -- one filling was very close to a nerve and have had zero problems. GREAT DENTIST!
- Frances H.
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Dr. Harroz Jr. and his staff did a great job,during the procedure performed I was updated verbally and by screen shots, as a patient I really appreciate this.This was my first appointment with and would not hesitate to make another one.

- Frank H.
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Simply the best ever! I had left them a number of years ago due to a change in my health insurance. When my dental plan was dropped, I immediately went back. Wish I never had to leave!!
- Margaret S.
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My entire family goes to . Very very friendly, easy on the wallet and filing insurance. Have recommended to friends as well. Great place to take your family!

- Jeff P.
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It was a very pleasant visit. The Dr nor Hygienist was pushy about some work needed to be done. They gave me several options and I scheduled my appointment. I also preset set my 6 months appointment Which is very important to me. I highly recommend this office to anyone looking for a new office. All the staff was very helpful to work with and filed my insurance for me.
- Susan H.
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Dr. was great to work with! He placed braces on my bottom teeth (all I needed was one tooth realigned). Most people go to orthodontists but Dr. told me that he would be able to straighten my tooth and he did. I wore braces on my bottom teeth for several months and couldn't be happier with the results.
...More /> Something to note - I had gone to two orthodontists to get prices and was thinking that I wouldn't get my tooth straightened if it was going to cost $3000-$4000 to do it. In the end it cost me $1000. It was easy to make appointments and he wasn't trying to sell extra services. No pressure, just great work!
Dr. is our regular dentist whom we go to for our check-ups and find him to be very personable, accommodating for appointments, has a friendly staff, great location, and a clean modern office. Happy he is in the neighborhood!
- Ward S.

Dentists in South Zanesville, OH

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Ada Family Dentistry Inc

4350 Ohio 235
Ada

Advanced Dentistry & Dental Implant Center

1245 S. Trimble Rd.
Mansfield

Affordable Dentures & Crowns

51 N. Plaza blvd.
Chillicothe

Alpha Dental

12906 State Route 664 S
Logan

AmeriPlan

996 Hillcrest Dr S

Aspen Dental

3292 Elida Rd
Lima

Aspen Dental - Sandusky

4900 Milan Rd
Sandusky

Berg, Dr, N. Kent

1040 Trump Rd
Carrollton

Boggs, Dr. Michael S.

106 N Bryan St
Hicksville

Brittany Anderson DDS

1021 N Main St
Bellefontaine

Broder Oldach, Dr. Richard E.

614 S High St
Mount Orab

Brown, Dr. Melissa DDS

98 N Murray Hill Rd
Columbus

Burleson, Dr. Jerry W.

1500 Grant St
Portsmouth

Burleson, Dr. Roger D.

11862 Gallia Pike Rd
Wheelersburg

Butts II, Dr. Charles L.

2721 Shawnee Rd
Lima

Cain, Dr. John E.

37984 Airport Rd
Woodsfield

Clare Tannehill-Macauley DDS

1021 N Main St
Bellefontaine

Clark Safety

886 N. State Road 135

Clemens, Dr. Kenneth

2115 Allentown Rd
Lima

Colahan, Dr. Bartt

30 Executive Dr
Norwalk

Cole, Dr. Duane T.

277 Gore Rd
Conneaut

Craig Callen DDS

552 S Trimble Rd
Mansfield

Dennis J. Custer, DDS

564 S Trimble Road
Mansfield

Diedrich, Dr. Greg

1816 Chapel Dr
Findlay

Dorothy McGinty

111 Mimosa Ln

Dowell Dental Group

549 2nd St NW
Carrollton

Doylestown Dental Associates

25 N Portage St
Doylestown

Ellen Dunham DDS

1021 N Main St
Bellefontaine

Essman, Dr. Paul J.

190 Water St
Jackson

Farahay Family Dental Care

220 Highland Ave
Cambridge

Fletcher, Dr. Richard L.

300 W Market St
Tiffin

Foltz Frederic Arthur DDS

271 Cline Ave
Mansfield

Frey, Dr. Loreen K.

1142 Westwood Dr
Van Wert

Frische, Dr. John R.

208 W State St
Botkins

Gardner, Dr. Robert

4490 Indianola Ave
Columbus

George Cochran DDS

1066 Chelsea Ave
Napoleon

Glynn, Dr. Jeffrey W.

112 S Market St
Galion

Gregory Prater DDS

PO Box 512
South Point

Grimm, Dr. Susan

564 Meadow Ln
Wooster

Hasselschwert, Dr. Craig A

517 N Clinton St
Defiance

Heck, Dr. Jerry E.

470 W Main St
Mount Orab

Heimke, Dr. John

2615 Campbell St
Sandusky

Inc, Dr. Mark Domo

11800 WASHINGTON ST
Burton

Jaclyn Laylle DDS

1021 N Main St
Bellefontaine

Jacqueline Nickell DDS

613 Center St
Wheelersburg

James Fraser DDS

135 Main St
Steubenville

Janowski, Dr. Joseph

260 S Eastown Rd
Lima

John L. Parker, DDS

1978 Maple Ave
Zanesville

Joseph Kim DDS

10 Stower Ln.
Norwalk

Kelly, Dr. Michael A.

8714 Tennyson Ave
Wheelersburg

Kreuter, Dr. Randy L.

304 Chestnut St
Coshocton

Laing, Dr. Kevin M.

101 S Shannon St
Van Wert

Leech Dentistry, Dr Michael Leech

630 Lexington Ave
Mansfield

Massa Mark A Inc DDS

245 Sterkel Blvd
Mansfield

Maximo, Dr. Frank

1109 Woodlawn Ave
Cambridge

Maxwell James A Jr DDS Inc

325-A N Hayes
Bellefontaine

Mayer, Dr. Jerry A.

2301 S 7th St
Ironton

McKenna, Dr. Lesia L.

321 Chillicothe Ave
Hillsboro

Menning David W DDS

31 E Main St
Versailles

Mitchell, Thomas DDS

231 W Hardin St
Findlay

Mott, Dr. Michael M.

402 E Baldwin Ave
Paulding

New Concord Family Dental

114 W. Main Street
New Concord

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

10 Stower Ln
Norwalk

Perry County Dental Group

257 E Jefferson St
New Lexington

Poeppelman, Dr. David F.

1808 N Perry St
Ottawa

Robert Burke DDS

503 5th St
Defiance

Schaefer Family Dentistry Inc

1521 Columbus Ave
Sandusky

Schilling, Dr. Lindsey D.

450 Northwest St
Bellevue

Scott Williams DDS

1100 Brandywine Blvd
Zanesville

Stacy Davis DDS

14062 Us Highway 23
Waverly

Staker Dental

61 N Mulberry St
Mansfield

Staker, Dr. Michael

61 North Mulberry St
Mansfield

Staker-Breitinger, Dr. Amy M.

61 N Mulberry St
Mansfield

Thomas J Edwards & Associates DDS

2575 Maysville Pke
Maysville

Tipton, Dr. Stanley

442 W High St
Bryan

Watiker, Dr. Raymond D.

1231 Maple Ave
Zanesville

Westwood Family Dental

1142 Westwood Dr.
Van Wert

Wherter, Dr. Kent Mc.

2227 Maple Ave
Zanesville

Wissler, Dr. Eric S.

245 E 8th St
Chillicothe

Yazar, Dr. Catherine M.

121 N Detroit St
Kenton

Zeines, Dr. Victor

57 W 57th St

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