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"Dr.
is a hands on dentist, cleaning teeth and evaluating your condition himself, not delegating those tasks to his hygenist. He communicates" clearly and explains clearly, informing you of any areas he is watching or any potential concerns. He is personable and responsive to my questions. I have been seeing him for a number of years and am very satisfied with his care. His staff is efficient and pleasant.

-Kathryn B.

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"When I arrived, I had my Dental Insurance Card, but I had left my driver's license at home; they made me go back and get it before they would see me, even though" I had my previous records (x-rays and narrative) from another dentist and my card with me which pretty well indicated who I was (dental records being a way of identifying people). The dentist was extremely rude and in a hurry as we wanted to begin his time off for vacation. He said he would contact my insurance company about my crowns since it involved the previous dentist. After several months, I didn't hear back from him. I called the office and they said that he hadn't done anything. I asked for a copy of my x-rays and the return of my previous records. They said they had my previous records, but couldn't give my x-rays until I signed a waiver. When I got the waiver in the mail, I called and asked why they didn't return my previous records, and they said they couldn't return them unless I signed the waiver, even though I brought them in myself. When I received a copy of my x-rays, I called and asked where the previous records were. Then after a day, they said they weren't allowed to give my the records that I had brought in myself - and that they had destroyed them because they were no longer relevant! A horrible experience and I wouldn't go there if you paid me.

-Dennis A T.

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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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Dentistry reviews in Odessa

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Was not innudated with "needed" services suggestions - good basic care with evidence of competency in other dental services if I needed them. They discussed and gave me choices. In an older building with some signs of age: areas were very clean + appropriate for a medical practice. I felt comfortable on my visit.
- Linda C.
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When I arrived, I had my Dental Insurance Card, but I had left my driver's license at home; they made me go back and get it before they would see me, even though I had my previous records (x-rays and narrative) from another dentist and my card with me which pretty well indicated who I was (dental records being a way of identifying people). Dr. Saccaccio was extremely rude and in a hurry as we wanted to begin his time off for vacation. He said he would contact my insurance company about my crowns since it involved the previous dentist. After several months, I didn't hear back from him. I called the office and they said that he hadn't done anything. I asked for a copy of my x-rays and the return of my previous records. They said they had my previous records, but couldn't give my x-rays until I signed a waiver. When I got the waiver in the mail, I called and asked why they didn't return my previous records, and they said they couldn't return them unless I signed the waiver, even though I brought them in myself. When I received a copy of my x-rays, I called and asked where the previous records were. Then after a day, they said they weren't allowed to give my the records that I had brought in myself - and that they had destroyed them because they were no longer relevant!
A horrible experience and I wouldn't go there if you paid me.
- Dennis A T.
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He's a great dentist. He was recommended to us by a friend. He has all the new technologies, has a great office and a fantastic staff. He's been around since the mid to late 1970s. He's moved into a new office since then. He has another dentist working with him, who is very good too. The hygienists and their assistants are very good. They're very good to get along with.
- Thomas A.
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Excellently, as I see Dr.
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at least quarterly for a cleaning and, if necessary, ancillary gum treatment for which a laser is gernerally employed - typical of the
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methodolgy Dr.
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utilizes in his practice. His dental equipment is first class.

It is of no small comfort to know that Dr.
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teaches various aspects of dentistry at Columbia as well so I am assured that his knowledge of practice and procedure are as up to date as possible - in this age of tremendous medical advances this fact cannot be discounted.
- Kenneth A R.
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I was able to get an appointment for just a few days after my initial call. I was taken in right on time, but the exam room wasn't ready. They got me into another one in about 15 minutes. Full set of x-rays done by technician. She was professional and pleasant. Dr
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came in after about a 15 minute wait to review the results. She was quick, but thorough in explaining what was found, using the x-rays to show me where the work was needed. We agreed on a priority list for getting my issues handled. After about a 20 minute wait, another person came in and we reviewed the work needed. All costs were laid out and I was given referrals for other doctors to do some outside work. A follow up appointment was set for the next week to start my treatments. Be sure to check with the referred doctor about insurance. One of the outside doctors didn't take my insurance and I had to find another one to replace him. Overall, a nice experience.
- Frank K.
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They are professionals and we have been with them for thirty years. He and his staff are great and do great work for my children and my self. His staff is great as far as working through the insurance paperwork is concerned. They do a great job and we have always enjoyed it.
- scott H.
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he is very confidential. They are professional. I've been to a lot of places they didn't have a phone. there is a general understanding of clients. it all sounds ridiculous, they didn't know whats going on. It's embarrassing. Here there is understanding whats going on. they have a telephone. somebody is always at the desk. asking questions.
- NANCY A.
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It was good- he's a good dentist. He did good work-it looks very good (the bridge is quite good but expensive). My husband had gone to him for several years and that's how I found him.
- helen B.

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Abbeville Dentistry Odessa

2631 Faudree Rd. STE B
Odessa

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140 E 28 th St

Alicia Gallegos DDS

1401 E 8th St
Odessa

Art of Dentistry: Robin Rutherford DDS

4714 E University Blvd
Odessa

Bell, Dr. Randell W.

2409 W Illinois Ave
Midland

Berkley Craig DDS

714 N Alleghaney Ave
Odessa

Bernard Char DDS

603 E 6th St
Odessa

Bliss Dental: Midland

4400 N Midkiff Rd
Midland

Blue Sky Smiles

825 Towne Ct
Fort Worth

Bobby N Taylor DDS

4208 Maple Ave
Odessa

Bruce Slatton DDS

10965 Northwest Fwy
Houston

Carpenter, Dr. James W.

2101 N Midland Dr
Midland

Carrell, Dr. James R.

3001 W Illinois Ave
Midland

Chris, Dr. Henson

4333 College Hills Blvd
San Angelo

Clayton Spencer DDS

707 Lamar Ave
Paris

Cox, Dr. J Mark

2109 W Texas Ave
Midland

Curtis A Nicholson DDS

2000 W Cuthbert Ave
Midland

Dahse, Dr. Byron P.

715 Hill Country Dr
Kerrville

Dana Walker DDS

2499 E 11th St
Odessa

Daniel Justis DDS

2513 Bobwhite Dr
Odessa

Daniel R Moss DDS

1005 W Highway 190
Copperas Cove

David Brown DDS

2453 E 11th St
Odessa

David Wollen DDS

301 SE Loop 338
Odessa

Denman, Dr. Jeremy A

8151 Dorado Dr
Odessa

Donna Williams DDS

1971 E 37th St
Odessa

Etheredge, Dr. Ken

4305 N Garfield St
Midland

Everett, Dr. Phillip R.

2100 W Michigan Ave
Midland

Franklin Boyles DDS

3930 Tanglewood Ln
Odessa

Goates, Dr. James B

1508 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

Green, Dr. Jordon J.

4610 N Garfield St
Midland

Gres, Dr. John

623 E Hempstead St
Giddings

Hatten, Dr. John H.

603 E 6th St
Odessa

J Mark Cox DDS

2109 W Texas Ave
Midland

Jackson, Dr. Chad

5 Eureka Cir
Wichita Falls

James B Goates DDS

1508 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

James Fregia DDS

2478 E 11th St
Odessa

James Haywood DDS

513 N Lincoln Ave
Odessa

James Holman, DDS

3001 W Illinois Ave
Midland

James Miller DDS

2461 E 11th St
Odessa

James Omecinski DDS

306 E Airline Rd
Victoria

Joel Edwards DDS

1508 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

John Weaver DDS

2000 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

Keith Poe DDS

3200 Sunburst Dr
Midland

Kenneth Higgins DDS

2631 Faudree Rd
Odessa

Kenneth Lewis DDS

1149 E 42nd St
Odessa

Kenneth Roland DDS

FM 356 Rd & US Hwy 190
Onalaska

Kent Peacock DDS

1601 N Texas Ave
Odessa

Kim, Dr. Younggil

1613 N County Rd
Odessa

Klein, Dr. Ronald D.

2001 Nine Rd
Brady

Kloer, Dr. James J.

301 SE Loop 338
Odessa

Kool Smiles

2400 Richmond Rd
Texarkana

Lakeside Family Dentistry

Rte 356 South
Pointblank

Laura Philipps, DMD

2300 W Michigan, Ste 2
Midland

Manuel Carrasco DDS

7331 Eastridge Rd
Odessa

Marlene Schiller DDS

4101 E 42nd St
Odessa

Marshall Morgan DDS, MSD

1508 N Grandview Ave Ste 1
Odessa

Meek, Dr. Robert L.

1400 E 7th St
Odessa

Megan Reznik DDS,MS

2469 E 11th St
Odessa

Michael Reznik DDS

3831 E 52nd St
Odessa

Midland Community Healthcare Service

801 E Florida Ave
Midland

Midland Dental Center

4610 N Garfield St

Moore, Dr. Welton R.

P O Box 860
Stanton

Porter, Dr. Kevin

8101 Dorado Dr
Odessa

Pukar Rajbhandari DDS

1401 E 8th St
Odessa

Ray, Dr. Michael L.

3164 Junction Hwy
Ingram

Reznik, Dr. Michael L.

3831 E 52nd St
Odessa

Robert Schneider DDS

4692 E University Blvd
Odessa

Robert Stanaland DDS

840 W Clements St
Odessa

Robin Rutherford DDS

4712 E University Blvd
Odessa

Ronald Carr DDS,PC,MS

4917 Plaza Blvd
Odessa

Russell Toler DDS

2818 N County Rd W
Odessa

Rynchek, Dr. Kelly P.

304 4th St
Palacios

Saheeba Singha DDS

11 Da Vinci Ct
Odessa

Samuel Crane DDS

2493 E 11th St
Odessa

Sanjay Reddi MD,BDS,DDS

2453 E 11th St
Odessa

Sara Siruta DDS

1971 E 37th St
Odessa

Seale, Dr. Joshua

3303 Recreational Rd 255 W
Brookeland

Sealy Dental Center

430 Meyer St
Sealy

Shambarger, Dr. Sandra

2800 Texas Blvd
Texarkana

Sharber, Dr. Anthony W.

104 Spanish Oaks Trl
Glen Rose

Shihab Diais DDS

2470 E 11th St
Odessa

Smith, Dr. John W

500 W 3rd Ave
Corsicana

Smitha Sanigarapu DDS

1401 E 8th St
Odessa

Sowders, Dr. Sam C.

5807 W Wadley Ave
Midland

Spencer, Dr. J. E.

2900 Pne Mill Rd
Paris

Tannich, Dr. Tim W

1804 W Wall St
Midland

Taylor, Dr. Bobby N

4208 Maple Ave
Odessa

Tram Nguyen DDS

2741 Faudree Rd Apt 1205
Odessa

Truman Sears DDS

1028 Andrews Hwy.
Midland

Vincent C Bash III, DDS, Inc.

3000 N Garfield St
Midland

Weaver, Dr. John M

2000 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

Weaver, Dr. John Mark DDS

2000 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

Webb, Dr. Charles

324 W Harris Ave
San Angelo

William Baxter DDS

1404 N Grandview Ave
Odessa

William Calahan DDS

3652 N Dixie Blvd
Odessa

William Walton DDS

113 Hunt St
Clyde

Zboril, Dr. Wesley B.

430 Meyer St
Sealy
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