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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.
, 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.

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Oral surgeons

If your dentist has recommended that you have any type of cosmetic or oral surgery, an oral surgeon will likely perform it. Learn how oral surgery can help improve your smile and enhance your dental health.

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Wisdom teeth, those pesky third set of molars most of us have in the back of our mouths, often cause us all kinds of problems. But just what are they and what issues surround their removal?

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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 Lufkin

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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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He is very good. I have gone to him for a couple of years and he has done a handful of things for me. I have had a tooth pulled and I did not feel a thing. I
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’t have any problems getting an appointment. His office is comfortable. His employees are nice and pleasant. I did have to pay him up front and I used my care card, but his prices are reasonable and fair.
- JUDITH G.
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I have used Dr.
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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.
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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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was recommended to me by my primary dentist. I was able to book an appointment right away. So far I have had three teeth extracted and one implant post. I am a very nervous person when it comes to dental work. Dr.
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and her staff were very easy, upbeat and took their time with me. I had local novocaine, the extractions were necessary, as unpleasant as it is, Dr.
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made the experience less traumatic, I really felt more relaxed in her office than in any other dental facility. I will continue to use her as my Oral Surgeon as necessary and will recommend her highly to others who are fearful of dental procedures.
- Karen W.
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They are conveniently located to me. They specialize in dental implants so they are knowledgeable. They have a friendly staff and they are responsive. They are informative and they are cost competitive .
- JAN L.

All Oral Surgeons in Lufkin, TX

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Amy Ross Halyard DDS

111 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Andrew Jordan DDS

1405 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Arthur Jordan DDS

1405 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Austin Family Dentist

3508 Far W Blvd
Austin

Baird, Dr. Stephen L.

1810 Southwest Pkwy
Wichita Falls

Baker, Dr. Susan J.

1104 Bluebonnet St
Glen Rose

Bates, Dr. Bobby L.

105 N Lutterloh
Gatesville

Bates, Dr. John R

701 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Bean, Dr. Jackson

2704 Aileen Blvd
Greenville

Bell, Dr. Randell W.

2409 W Illinois Ave
Midland

Benchmark Family Dental

806 E Ave D
Copperas Cove

Bill Greer DDS

1321 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Black, Dr. Stacy L.

132 Hatchett St
Rusk

Bonnot, Dr. Joe L.

114 S 3rd St
Ganado

Borchers, Dr. Michael R.

708 Hill Country Dr
Kerrville

Bourland, Dr. Campbell

1151 N Buckner Blvd
Dallas

Bratcher II, Dr. Ben A.

240 E Hwy 243
Canton

Bridget Burris DDS

1748 S Triviz Dr

Bryan Blevins DDS

5032 Champions Dr
Lufkin

Bunel, Dr. Kirby

1701 Moores Ln
Texarkana

Cantrell, Dr. Ed

4410 Texas Blvd
Texarkana

Carrell, Dr. James R.

3001 W Illinois Ave
Midland

Carwile, Dr. David S.

18438 Hwy 105 W
Montgomery

Casey Frazier DDS Pediatric Dentistry

100 Medical Center Pkwy
Huntsville

Cauley, Dr. Michael M.

1307 Tahoka Rd
Brownfield

Center Smiles of East Texas

128 Nacogdoches St
Center

Chandler, Dr. John D.

1206 10th St
Huntsville

Chitsey, Dr. Douglas F.

3419 Johnson Ave
San Angelo

Christus St Michael Health System

2600 Saint Michael Dr
Texarkana

Clifton Montgomery DDS

516 W Twohig Ave
San Angelo

Crawford, Dr. Joseph P.

901 Normal Park Dr
Huntsville

Creekside Dental

17159 Farm-to-Market 2493
Flint

Curry, Dr. Andrew S.

4222 Texas Blvd
Texarkana

Cypress Dental Group and Orthodontics

17814 Spring Cypress Rd
Cypress

Dahse, Dr. Byron P.

715 Hill Country Dr
Kerrville

Dallas Pierre DDS

809 Kurth Dr
Lufkin

Dental Center Of Lufkin

102 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Dental Wellness Of East Texas

1212 Ellis Ave
Lufkin

Don Sanders DDS

1212 Ellis Ave
Lufkin

Dr. David Ward DDS

1500 Scurry Rd
Big Spring

Dr. Gene P Flanagan DDS, PC.

1827 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington

Dr. John Krell, DDS

3900 Essex Ln
Houston

Family Dentistry Of Texoma

4506 Kemp Blvd
Wichita Falls

Ferguson, Dr. Chris

5504 Cowhorn Creek Rd
Texarkana

Fielder, Dr. William J.

115 N 2nd St
Alpine

Flint, Dr. Derrick

303 W Harris Ave
San Angelo

Fred Griffin DDS

419 W Frank Ave
Lufkin

Fritzsch, Dr. Sarah A.

2301 Midwestern Pkwy
Wichita Falls

Garza, Dr. Daniel N.

317 S Market St
Goliad

Gibson, Dr. Richard W.

3210 Richmond Rd
Texarkana

Giesler, Dr. Michael L.

1 Bayou Dr
Atlanta

Green, Dr. Jordon J.

4610 N Garfield St
Midland

Greenville Family Dentistry

7215 I-30, Suite B
Greenville

Grubb, Dr. Jeffrey

102 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Guess, Dr. Richard C.

3631 Maplewood Ave
Wichita Falls

Gus Alexander DDS

2121 Knickerbocker Rd
San Angelo

Gwendolyn D Kines DDS

401 N Ann St
Terrell

Hart, Dr. Deborah

17314 Texas 249
Houston

Herrington, Dr. James B.

824 S Royall St
Palestine

Hickey, Dr. Kim M.

1113 Memorial Dr
Denison

Hill Country Dental Associates

710 Hill Country Dr Ste 1
Kerrville

Huckabay, Dr. Brent

2000 W Cuthbert Ave
Midland

Huff, Dr. Matthew

321 W Water St
Kerrville

Jackson, Dr. Chad

5 Eureka Cir
Wichita Falls

James Orthodontics Inc

106 Medical Dr
Palestine

Janee Atkinson DDS

4303 Texas Blvd
Texarkana

John Bates DDS

701 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Jordan Family Dentistry

1405 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Ken Handley DDS

1212 Ellis Ave
Lufkin

Kenneth Roland DDS

FM 356 Rd & US Hwy 190
Onalaska

Koch, Dr. Eric R.

211 E Houston St
Jasper

Koschak, Dr. Ramsey S.

3215 Green Ridge Dr
San Angelo

Kreit, Dr. Nader I.

117 Southpoint Loop
Livingston

Lasater, Dr. Wesley A.

1804 Hwy 16 S
Graham

Lewright, Dr. Jack L.

119 S A And M Ave
San Angelo

Los Rios Dental

4013 14th St
Plano

Lowry, Dr. James J.

2122 Texas St
Vernon

Mcdonald, Dr. Dale C.

1897 Pecos St
San Angelo

McKinney Dental Group and Orthodontics

1933 Central Expy
Mckinney

Merrick Roche DDS

1502 S John Redditt Dr
Lufkin

Miller, Dr. Raymond M.

3301 Collard Rd
Huntsville

Nagle, Dr. Shelly

205 W Windcrest St
Fredericksburg

neil collins dds

1460 sidney baker

Nelson, Dr. Jeffrey A.

3900 Joe Ramsey Blvd E
Greenville

Neves, Dr. Deke

1333 Windsor St
Huntsville

Palmer & Ross Dental Group DDS

111 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Palmer, Dr. David

111 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Patterson, Dr. John

102 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Pearland Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics

2811 Business Center Dr
Pearland

Pediatric Dentistry of E Texas

1218 Ellis Ave
Lufkin

Peppermint Dental

5601 Wesley Street Suite A
Greenville

Perez, Dr. Rafael A.

2301 Midwestern Pkwy
Wichita Falls

Philipps, Dr. Laura

2300 W Michigan Ave
Midland

Phillips, Dr. Randy T.

502 N Wells St
Edna

Porter, Dr. Kevin

8101 Dorado Dr
Odessa

Rainey , Dr. J Tim

606 Osage St
Refugio

Ralph Rose DDS

1703 Tulane Dr
Lufkin

Ratzlaff, Dr. Alisa B.

5 Eureka Cir
Wichita Falls

Reznik, Dr. Michael L.

3831 E 52nd St
Odessa

Richard Byler DDS

405 W Frank Ave
Lufkin

Robert E Steele DDS

227 N Tone Ave
Denison

Robert E. Carpenter, DDS, FAGD, MAGD

715 Hill Country Dr.
Kerrville

Roberts, Dr. Mark A.

210 Crestway St
Athens

Roger Self DDS

102 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Rushing, Dr. Norman T.

2800 Aberdeen Dr
Huntsville

Rux, Dr. Harold W.

2422 RR 620 S
Lakeway

Salado Smiles

477 Thomas Arnold Rd
Salado

Scott, Dr. Micheal

6102 82nd St
Lubbock

Sealy Dental Center

430 Meyer St
Sealy

Sell, Dr. Roger D.

102 Christie Dr
Lufkin

Sowders, Dr. Sam C.

5807 W Wadley Ave
Midland

Spencer, Dr. J. E.

2900 Pne Mill Rd
Paris

Spiller, Dr. Michael W.

2301 Midwestern Pkwy
Wichita Falls

Spivey, Dr. Mark H.

202 James Coleman Dr
Victoria

Spradling, Dr. Peter M.

103 Professional Park Dr
Victoria

Spring Valley Dental

14228 Midway Rd
Dallas

Steele, Dr. Robert E

227 N Tone Ave
Denison

Swannack, Dr. John H.

105 Professional Park Dr
Victoria

Talley, Dr. Rodger D.

4220 Texas Blvd
Texarkana

The Heights Modern Dentistry

1911 Taylor St
Houston

Thomas Croley DDS

715 Southwood Dr
Lufkin

Tyler Dental Care

2124 S Donnybrook Ave
Tyler

Underriner, Dr. Kenneth E.

419 N Gun Barrel Ln
Mabank

Valerie Fajen DDS,MS

2306 W Frank Ave
Lufkin

Vergara, Dr. Sandra

1004 Brook Ave
Wichita Falls

Vincent C Bash III, DDS, Inc.

3000 N Garfield St
Midland

Warren Guy DDS,PHD

1218 Ellis Ave
Lufkin

Warren Snyder DDS,MS

3131 Green Meadow Dr
San Angelo

Watts, Dr. Allison C.

6 Desta Dr
Midland

Wiedenfeld, Dr. Ken R.

101 Professional Park Dr
Victoria

William Walton DDS

113 Hunt St
Clyde

Wilson, Dr. Philip M.

608 North St.
Nacogdoches

Winkelmann, Dr. Sam A.

430 Meyer St
Sealy

Zboril, Dr. Wesley B.

430 Meyer St
Sealy
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