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"After visiting this dentist, I would recommend going to another nearby dentist if your goal is simply a healthy mouth (vs. having cosmetic / vanity services performed" by a questionably ethical DDS). From the Invisiline promotional video in the lobby to the tactics used by the attending DDS Hatel
, this is an establishment looking to build a large invoice for the customer through "upselling." This dentist has no positive online reviews and no customer testimonials on his website. (Side note: after visiting this dentist I found 2 great dentists nearby with many positive testimonials--
Dental Center and
Dental.) Here is an account of my time being a customer at this business : 1.
and
, the dental assistants, were polite, humorous and good conversationalists. Setting up my appointment was
. They accommodated moving the appointment after ?ber failed to pick me up on time. 2. My primary dentist takes 40 minutes to clean and do X Rays. This dentist took 80 minutes. 3. After the x Rays and photos were taken of my mouth, Hetal
DDS viewed the images with me and an assistant. He sounded very concerned. He used pregnant pauses and under the breath "hmmmm" sounds as we all studied the x Rays and photos together. He asked me, "do you see the problems here." My answer was "no" because my primary dentist always has positive things to say about my teeth and
. I have been to dentists many times and I have never been asked to interpret an x-
or a dental photo-i view this as a way for a dentist to engage in the court equivalent of "witness tampering" to get the (non-discerning) client to affirm "I see a problem." 4. Dr.
said, "it is clear you do not floss frequently enough." Interestingly, I had already told his assistants before he came in that I have not missed a day of flossing in over 6 months, and I regularly flossed 3x a for years before that. He also said "it is clear you do not get teeth cleanings." This is also an example of Hatel
DDS not using impeccable words and truth-I checked my records after this visit and i last had my teeth cleaned 13 months ago and before that regularly every 8-12 months by a dentist who has been in business since 1975 5. At this point I explained to dentist Hatel
that I did not believe he used impeccable words and truth to run his practice. He yelled something about "get him to sign the extended liability release form before I clean his teeth." Having this angry dentist clean was my teeth was enough to give me terrifying flashbacks of a torture scene in the movie "Marathon Man" where holes are drilled in
's teeth by an evil villain. Overall Synopsis: "
is a firm specializing in using 'witness tampering' tactics, fear, obligation and guilt as tools to coerce clients in to becoming submissive, 'no questions asked', high dollar spenders for nourishment of Dr.
's ego and bank account."

-brett C.

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"I have an appointment once every four months and have for about 15 years. You know that you're getting the best care possible. I don't think that there's" any one better in the area. He's always been available for me. The office environment is very pleasant.

-PATRICIA F.

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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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Periodontia reviews in Yorktown

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My experience was wonderful and it could not have been better. He’s very educated and knowledgeable in his field. It was just wonderful. I couldn’t have asked for a better dentist. I’ve never been to anyone like him. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable also. I would recommend him to whoever needs dentures or just a dentist. I will by all means use him again in the future.
- Debra M.
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I've been dealing with Dr. Ubertalli for about 10 years. He does quality work, he keeps appointments on track, and he employs a good staff to run the office.
- Walter C.
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I'm a big chicken when it comes to the dentist. My husband and I have been with Dr
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for many years. I have several allergies/sensitivities that are a real concern during dental visits.
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and his staff are not only mindful of these and take all necessary precautions, but are extremely friendly, kind, and helpful.
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is very informative and takes the time to explain away all your fears!
A rare gem.
- Thomas F.
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She is super. There is not a number high enough for me to rate her. I have been a patient with her for about 2 years now. She was willing to come in and see me on her day off when I broke my tooth. She is very available and will leave you her cell number is you have any problems so you can get in touch with her.
- Hil F.
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I have been seeing the dentist for at least 15 years. They are a father/son practice. They do very good work. The office atmosphere is very clean and sterile. The staff is very friendly. It has been easy for me to schedule when I need to be seen.
- MONIQUE C.
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I have been seeing him for about 3 years. He is good at explaining what he will do and is very professional. He is happy to answer any questions you have and is very good at what he does. He has a very nice and professional office staff. I have had no issues with scheduling.
- Sharon S.
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He is an awesome periodontist. He has been in the
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magazine. I have used his practice for the last three years. All his staff are really friendly, professional and competent. Over all great experience-they will work with you financially, and it is in a good location. He is an expert in his field. He is professional, compassionate and really good. There is a dental hygienist in there by the name of
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- she has been there for over 20 years and she's so awesome. Their office is extremely well run, organized and I picked him from
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- Carol E.
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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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Anderson, Dr. J. Wesley Jr.

1658 Pleasure House Rd
Virginia Beach

Anthony Martin Dentistry

301 Village Ave
Yorktown

Baker, Dr. James W

3326 Taylor Rd
Chesapeake

Beach Dental Center

1000 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach

Bittner, Dr. Randall L.

112 Laskin Rd
Virginia Beach

Blanchard, Dr. Deborah R.

32nd St & Holly Rd
Virginia Beach

Blaney, Dr. Ted A.

113 Hampton Hwy.
Yorktown

Bowler, Dr. Michael W.

4310 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown

Burden, Dr. James A.

277 McLaws Cir
Williamsburg

Caravas, Dr. Jerry G.

307 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach

Caring For Kids & Parents

901 Enterprise Parkway
Hampton

Cavallari, Dr. Kenneth J.

984 first colonial road
Virginia Beach

Chesapeake Family Dental, PC

113 Gainsborough Square
Chesapeake

Crossroads Family Dental Care

4107 Portsmouth Blvd
Chesapeake

Daniel M Etheridge DDS

1059 Eden Way N
Chesapeake

David Hirschler DDS

5900 E Virginia Bch Blvd
Norfolk

Davis, Dr. Keenan

317 Edwin Dr
Virginia Beach

Denison, Dr. John J.

895 Middle Ground Blvd
Newport News

Dolenuck, Dr. Richard P.

4169 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach

Dr. John L Kordulak DDS & Associates

855 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach

Dumas, Dr. Harold B.

6521 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown

Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

3221 Western Branch Blvd
Chesapeake

Foster, Dr. David K.

609 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach

Gary Hartman DDS, MS

240 Mustang Trail
Virginia Beach

Gladstone, Dr. David

5318 Providence Rd
Virginia Beach

Greenbrier Dental Center

1059 Eden Way N
Chesapeake

Holley Cosmetic, Implant & Family Dentistry

9916 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

Holton, Dr. Georgia

4107 Portsmouth BLVD
Chesapeake

Hosek Dentistry

1357 N Great Neck Rd
Virginia Beach

Hosek Dentistry

1357 N Great Neck Rd
Virginia Beach

Howard Dorfman DDS

4356 Bonney Rd Suite 101
Virginia Beach

Howell Jr , Dr. Ralph L.

102 Western Ave
Suffolk

J Wesley Anderson Jr General & Cosmetic Dentistry

1658 Pleasure House Rd
Virginia Beach

Jon Piche DDS,MS,PC

4310 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown

Julie Ball DMD

1515 Lynnhaven Parkway
Virginia Beach

Kent, Dr. Dean

317 Edwin Dr
Virginia Beach

Kent, Dr. John W.

738 E. Bayview Blvd.
Norfolk

Kent, Dr. Mathew

317 Edwin Dr
Virginia Beach

Kessler & Kessler Dentistry

2404 Potters Rd
Virginia Beach

Kessler, Dr. Alan R.

2404 Potters Rd
Virginia Beach

Kessler, Dr. Tiffany

2404 Potters Rd
Virginia Beach

Konikoff Dentistry - General Booth Virginia Beach

2301 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach

Konikoff Dentistry - Harbourview Suffolk

5849 Harbor View Blvd
Suffolk

Konikoff Dentistry - Lynnhaven Pkwy Virginia Beach

2100 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach

Konikoff Dentistry Battlefield Blvd Chesapeake

684 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake

Konikoff, Dr. Albert

1510 Breezeport Way
Suffolk

Konikoff, Dr. David B.

1419 Cedar Rd
Chesapeake

Konikoff, Dr. Stephen E.

7400 Granby St
Norfolk

Lanier, Dr. Angela

5589 Portsmouth Blvd
Portsmouth

Leibowitz, Dr. Lawrence C.

1932 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach

LWSS Family Dentistry

210 Meadow View Blvd
Suffolk

Maidans, Ruslan

1832 Kempsville Rd
Virginia Beach

Mavromatis, D.D.S. Ltd., Jack

2248 Sunstates Ct
Virginia Beach

Meader, Dr. Lon

5564 Indian River Rd
Virginia Beach

Meares, Dr. James W

4540 PRINCESS ANNE RD
Virginia Beach

Midgette Family Dentistry

3326 Taylor Rd
Chesapeake

New Town Dental Arts

4939 Courthouse St
Williamsburg

Norge Dental Center

7450 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg

O'Hara, Dr. Thomas J.

242 Mustang Trl
Virginia Beach

Oceanfront Dentistry

501 21st St
Virginia Beach

Oyster Point Dentistry

11848 Rock Landing Dr
New Port News

Periodontology Associates

5900 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk

Perlman, Dr. Steven L.

2613 W Mercury Blvd
Hampton

Personal Dental Care

9327 Midlothian Turnpike
N. Chesterfield

Piche, Dr. Jon E

4310 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown

Port Warwick Dental Arts - Dr. Lisa Marie Samaha

251 Nat Turner Blvd S
Newport News

Portsmouth Family Dental, PLLC

4409 GEORGE WASHINGTON HWY
Portsmouth

Price, Dr. McKinley L.

635 Pilot House Dr
Newport News

Ray Dail DDS

716 Denbigh Blvd
Newport News

Reske, Dr. James

4530 Professional Cir
Virginia Beach

Rita Frazier DDS

136 E Little Creek Rd
Norfolk

Robert Simmons DDS,MAGD

2538 Centerville Tpke S
Chesapeake

Ross, Dr. John

621 Lynnhaven Pkwy Ste 255
Virginia Beach

Rutledge, Dr. James L.

2025 Pleasure House Rd
Virginia Beach

Salerno, Dr. James

5318 Providence Rd
Virginia Beach

Simmons, Dr. Robert A.

2538 Centerville Turnpike S
Chesapeake

Slattery, Dr. Matthew D.

802 Old Oyster Point Rd
Newport News

Snyder, Dr. Casey

2484 N Landing Rd
Virginia Beach

Stensland Dental Studio

5372 Discovery Park Blvd
Williamsburg

Strawbridge Dental Associates

2129 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach

Sweeney Utterback Dentistry, LLC

814 N Newtown Rd.
Virginia Beach

The Smile Center

200 Grayson Rd
Virginia Beach

Tracy Oliver DDS a Div of Atlantic Dental Care PLC

2484 N Landing Road
Virginia Beach

Victory Dental

119 Village Avenue
Yorktown

Watson III, Dr. Benjamin T.

729 Thimble Shoals Blvd
Newport News

Wernick Family Dentistry

2004 Sandbridge Rd
Virginia Beach

White Jr, Dr. Calvin R.

4101 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown

Witte, Dr. E Thompson

5900 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk

Young, Dr. Lynnette R.

2005 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach

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