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in the BEST in the business!! He is a wonderful person and an excellent dentist. I would not go to anyone else. I was in dire straights" when I first visited Dr.
in October 2012. I had had a lot of subpar dental work done elsewhere and was in constant pain. At my appointment, Dr.
examined my teeth and provided me with detailed written assessment of how to cure my dental problems. The first step was to get my
back into shape. As part of that process, he referred me to an amazing periodontist for a couple different gum surgeries. I loved my periodontist and she did amazing work. After my
were healthy, Dr.
was able to focus on the second step of the process which entailed replacing all 8 of my ill fitting crowns with properly fitting crowns. Dr.
is a master prosthodontist. He is a perfectionist and that is why he is so good. As each new crown went on, my pain began to disappear and by the time he did the last one, my mouth was in the best shape it has been in for years. No more pain!!! I now go to his office 4 times a year for cleanings and maintenance. My teeth and mouth are healthy again and I am forever grateful. I was blessed to find such a an amazing dentist. I recommend him to anyone who has more complicated dental issues or is in pain as well as anyone looking for just annual checkups.

-SHANNON P.

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"Well. What can you say about a cleaning? Everyone is very nice, they have all the latest gadgets, and they know what they are doing. I like that they are willing" to work with me on a long term plan and only do the work that is needed.

-bruce K.

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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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My visits now are great. My
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are healthy, my experience is so good, that I tell all of the members of the social
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that Dr.
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is the best dentist ever. When Dr.
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runs late, it is because he takes his time to answer all my questions. He is not a quick look. He takes his time and gives me great care.
- Clair Z.
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Wow! After several unacceptable experiences with dentists, Dr.
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and his staff were a breath of fresh air. Scheduling was easy and pleasant. Every staff member greeted you by name, explained what they were doing, suggested ways to improve your dental health, and were uniformly pleasant and friendly. Dr.
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topped off my experience - friendly, funny, and practical. He made sensible treatment suggestions, explained why his suggestions were needed and treated you like a human being. I would heartily recommend Dr.
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- Richard H.
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The clean went fine. The Xray show that I needed some filling because the old silver filling cracked my tooth. I was OK with that. However, Dr.
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told me that one of my crowns had decay up it. I said that is the crown you put in about fours years ago. I don't understand why I have decay under a crown and why I was being billed for the full amount.
- Hope E.
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The hygienist who cleaned my teeth was on a job interview. No one was watching her skills. The doctor's check was ok. He said I needed a few things done including crowns and cavities. The insurance was a total screw up and they billed my credit card two weeks before the services were performed. The dentist was shady; he deliberately hid behind a wall when he saw me. He was kind to me in person. The main secretary is a 'stepford' wife making up for her husband's (the dentist) personality with her own 'over the top jovial self". Office staff always new. Huge red flag. Stay away from this dentist. Money is his priority and the patient is somewhere down the list. Gave me the hebbe-jeebies that people put on a such social face while they are really not nice at all. Never gave a bad review in my life. This guy is bad!
- karen F.
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I have been to this office several times for general cleanings, as well as cosmetic work for a filling needing on one of my teeth. From the front desk, to hygienist, to Dr.
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, they all make you feel so welcome and are so friendly. They even remembered my wedding from my visit 6 months ago and asked about that. It is the small things like that that make them stand out so great from other offices I've been to. They recently upgraded their waiting room which is beautiful! They have a mini coffee/water bar in the wait room and TV's in the cleaning room (in front and above you) so it almost feels like an hour of relaxation. I will be going to this office for as long as I live in this area and will refer my friends to go there as well!
- Emily G.
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The availability was great and the visit went well. The staff was very friendly and the fees were reasonable. I'll return for my 6 month follow up!


- Roger A.
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I was able to get a quick appointment before my daughter started school. The office was very professional and friendly. Dr. Michiels performed the cleaning himself. He was very thorough in his examination. My husband and I are scheduled for our cleaning in the next few weeks. Location was great.
- Cynthia S.
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The staff was friendly but they were speaking a foreign language and I kept hearing my name in their conversation. Which, of course, made me wonder what they were saying about me! What was really strange, is that after exams, x-rays, and teeth cleaning, the dentist came to see me and was humming but said only a "hello" and a couple of directional sentences - that was it. This didn't exactly make me feel welcome or comfortable.
The facility was a little dirty as well. However, they were punctual and my teeth cleaning went well.

- Carol P.

Dentists in Loris, SC

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140 E 28 th St

Aiken, Dr. Stephen M.

4932 Hwy 17 Bypass S
Myrtle Beach

Alina Muntean DMD

100 Sutter Dr
Myrtle Beach

American Dental Care

1515 Main St
Conway

Arnette, Dr. E. Charles

803 2nd Ave N
North Myrtle Beach

Atlantic Dental Associates

343 Whiteville Rd NW

Aynor Dental Associates

251 9th Avenue Ext
Aynor

Bibb, Dr. Robert D.

917 Medical Cir
Myrtle Beach

Boatwright, Dr. Russell A.

1603 10th Ave
Conway

Butler III, Dr. Eugene H.

304 79th Ave N
Myrtle Beach

Butler, Dr. Chad R.

702 Country Club Dr
Conway

Butler, Dr. Jennifer E.

702 Country Club Dr
Conway

Capps, Dr. Harold J

1601 Glenns Bay Rd
Myrtle Beach

Carolina Dental

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

Carolina Dental Care

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

Cleary, Dr. Raymond

1625 Glenns Bay Rd
Surfside Beach

Coastal Endodontics, LLC

277B Willbrook Blvd
Pawleys Island

Coastal Smile Center

6800 North Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach

Cox, Dr Michael D

3359 Hwy 9 E
Little River

Davis, Dr. Tripp

3702 Sea Mountain Hwy
Little River

Deeb & Fanning DDS

10271 Beach Dr SW

Deeb, Dr. David P.

10271 Beach Dr SW

Dental Wellness Center

901 16th Ave
Conway

Dentistry at Carolina Forest

201 Ronnie Ct
Myrtle Beach

Dentistry at Pelham Pointe

70 Pointe Circle
Greenville

Dickson, Dr. Hilton M.

418 Main St
North Myrtle Beach

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Dr. Benton DuBose

8457 Ocean Hwy

Dubose, Dr. Edward B.

8457 Ocean Hwy
Pawleys Island

Dunes Dental Services, Inc

100 Sutter Dr
Surfside Beach

Eddy, Dr. Russell

277B Willbrook Blvd
Pawleys Island

Edward Teal DDS,DMD,FAGD

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

Edward, Dr. Harvey J.

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

8457 Ocean Hwy
Pawleys Island

Finucane, Dr. John P.

1004 Sea Mountain Hwy
North Myrtle Beach

Fourrier, Dr. Jeanne L.

1947 Glenns Bay Rd
Myrtle Beach

Gentle Dental Care of NMB

1004 Sea Mountain Highway
North Myrtle Beach

Georgetown Health Group

1075 N Fraser St
Georgetown

Ginsburg, Dr. Saul

9654 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach

Glenns Bay Dental

1625 Glenns Bay Rd
Myrtle Beach

Goldberg, Dr. Edward

1625 Glenns Bay Rd
Myrtle Beach

Grabeman, Dr. David E.

71 Da Gullah Way
Pawleys Island

Haney, Dr. Howard W.

417 W Cheves St
Florence

Hester, Dr. James M.

419 Wood St
Georgetown

Holly Mangum DMD

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

Horowitz, Dr. Jeff W.

1515 9th Ave
Conway

Hudson, Dr. Joshua

900 Main St
Conway

Isenhower, Dr. Crystal H.

107 Waccamaw Medical Park Dr
Conway

Jack Markusen DDS,DMD

1321 44th Ave N
Myrtle Beach

James E Lee DDS

611 Church St
Conway

James Lee DDS

611 Church St
Conway

James Sanders DMD

805 16th Ave
Conway

John Harvey DMD

4004 Bayboro St
Loris

John Madison DDS,PA

301 S. Willis Dr.

Jones, Dr. George III

1780 Chandlers Ln

Karkanen, Dr. Tiffany

8151 Rourk St
Myrtle Beach

Little River Medical Center

4303 Live Oak Dr
Little River

Low Country Family Dentistry

675 Wachesaw Rd
Murrells Inlet

Lowcountry Family Dentistry

675 Wachesaw Rd unit C

Market Common Dentistry

1342 Farrow Pkwy
Myrtle Beach

Marshall, Dr. Donald

9356 Hwy 17 Bypass
Murrells Inlet

Mc Coy, Dr. Mark

201 Ronnie Ct
Myrtle Beach

Meares, Dr. Jason R.

767 Wachesaw Rd
Murrells Inlet

Miller III, Dr. Daniel W.

1616 Azalea Dr.
Myrtle Beach

Miller Jr., Dr. Daniel W.

1616 Azalea Dr
Myrtle Beach

Miller, Dr. John A.

1209 N Fraser St
Georgetown

Murrells Inlet Dentistry

4405 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet

Myrtle Beach Dental Associates

8151 Rourk St
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Dental Associates

8151 Rourk Street
Myrtle Beach

Nillas, Dr. Romeo T.

199 Village Center Blvd
Myrtle Beach

Obenchain, Dr Julie

1625 Glenns Bay Rd
Myrtle Beach

Ocean Isle Family Dentistry

5950 Beach Drive SW

Palmetto Dental Associates

3359 Hwy 9 E
Little River

Rinehart, Dr. Brandon K.

419 Wood St
Georgetown

Robert, Dr. Quintano

9220 Beach Dr

Ross, Dr. Loring L.

3508 Caduceus Dr
Myrtle Beach

Russell Mccracken DDS, DMD

418 Main St.
North Myrtle Beach

Saint James Dentistry

9403 Highway 707
Myrtle Beach

Sheehan, Dr. Larry E.

804 Elizabeth St
Georgetown

Shields, Dr. Vance

4605 Oleander Dr
Myrtle Beach

South Strand Dental Associates

1616 Azalea Dr.
Myrtle Beach

Sunset Dental

1780 Chandlers Ln

Surfside Family Dentistry

1663 Glenns Bay Rd
Surfside Beach

The Dentist Office

1209 N. Fraser Street
Georgetown

Thornton, Dr. James K.

1267 38th Ave N
Myrtle Beach

Todd, Dr. Barbara A.

4405 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet

Waccamaw Dental Care

39 Providence Dr
Pawleys Island

Waldron, Dr. John P.

1004 Buck St
Conway

White, Dr. David B.

1602 Hwy 17 N
Myrtle Beach

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