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"He’s done some serious damage on my mouth, and I'm not the only person that that has happened to. I actually referred people there because I liked him," but then they had trouble with the appliances he put in and two of them ended up
him. The appliances didn't fit right, so they ended up breaking my teeth. I had to have one surgically removed, because the wire was caught between two teeth. I just kept going to the same one because I don't like change, and he was a friend. Whether or not I had an appointment, I still had to wait.

-Garrette H.

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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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I was placed with Dr.
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, DDS. I immediately notified his dental assistant as well as him that it takes me a long time to become numb with Novocain and approximately 2-4 carpules of Novocain to be effective. After approximately twenty minutes and a couple carpules of Novocain, Dr.
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came back into the room to give me more shots during which time I winced in pain from the shot and was told that the pain was "all in my head". I found that to be extremely condescending and his general
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was very nasty, as if I was taking up his precious time. I again explained to him that it takes me a very long time to become numb with Novocain. He was basically having a fit because I wasn't getting numb fast enough. Mind you this is an older adult and should be long past that stage. At the end of the tooth extraction (which was very arduous because the tooth broke), Dr.
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didn't even acknowledge my existence. I wasn't set up for a follow-up visit, nor was I called later that evening or the next day to inquire as to my condition. ( I want to preface all of this information by saying that my tolerance for pain is extremely high. I have dealt with kidney stones, child birth and broken bones and they all
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in comparison to the pain I was feeling. ) I had been experiencing extreme pain once my Novocain did wear off so I contacted the office two days later, thinking that the pain would
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over time, but it didn't. I was unfortunately put in touch with the on call Doctor, Dr.
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. He was extremely exasperated on the phone with me and was acting as if my pain didn't matter and that I was acting ridiculously for even calling. After some convincing, I was able to make him understand that I wasn't going to be put off by a nasty doctor and I need to be seen as soon as possible. Dr.
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did not like that I was refusing his explanation that this was normal pain and I insisted on being seen first thing the next morning. He made a point of telling me that he didn't know how long I'd have to wait to be seen and that my emergency wasn't that emergent compared to his patients with appointments. I waited approximately an hour the next morning and was seen by Dr.
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. He was not as nasty as Dr.
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but enjoyed telling me repeatedly that I was "complaining" and I shouldn't be surprised by that amount of pain. All in all I would not return to this oral surgery group ever and I will let anyone with an ear know what a terrible experience it was.




- Aislynn S.
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The staff worked me in on short notice when my dentist recommended that I have a
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tooth pulled. My dentist said that she has heard excellent feedback from patients that she referred to Dr.
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. I spent a while in the waiting room, which is to be expected with a last minute "work-in" appointment at a busy practice. I am really grateful that he was willing to fit me in.
The Dr. was very friendly and professional. He did a good job and even called me later that night to check on my recovery and remind me of post-op care. Somehow I left without written post-op instructions, so his reminders were very helpful. He is an excellent oral surgeon.
- Robert F.
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They were very nice. I was on vacation visiting my grandmother and wisdoms began hurting. It became an emergency because i was leaving soon. Dr.
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made room for me the next morning after the consultation and did a checkup that Friday before i left. His staff were extremely sweet and the prices weren't bad for 5 teeth. They were willing to put me under which i wasnt able to find in nc. I was a little concerned but who isnt for surgery? He did a very good job and while im still in the process of healing, all my stitches have dissolved and very little pain as my
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- Tammie H.
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The staff is friendly,professional and understanding. Both the staff and Dr.
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made sure I understood the procedure. Dr
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is keenly aware of patient concerns and comfort level. Every encounter has been a positive experience including procedures with the dental hygienist. The office is clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr.
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to anyone within the area.
- YVONNE P.
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Oral Surgeon, Dr.
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and the Prosthodontist Dr.
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and have been the first to understand what I need. I was told by a friend who is a dentist what I needed and that I also probably needed an ENT. I have actually seen an oral surgeon who is also an MD specializing in ENT. (I have had sinus type attacks too difficult to describe, not sinus or allergy). It was his cat scan forwarded to these two doctors that showed the right side of my nose is completely blocked from top to bottom no matter how you turn the scan.

Because of Dr.
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and Dr.
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who Dr.
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refers any patient such as myself, in three weeks, Dr.
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will provide the first temporary smile since 2006 that I will be able to actually wear in public and look like myself, smile the same, and eat in front of others. Being single this will be a huge difference in my life having moved to
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last year and not having a social life. I will then be getting a full mouth of implants which may take 18 months because Dr.
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knows I need bone grafts which will make my mouth much stronger and also hold the implants better as well. Even with no implants I need these these grafts. Dr.
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will provide the teeth. The end result will be a full mouth of beautiful teeth that are just like my original. They are only removed once a year for cleaning. I brush them, use dental floss, etc. Just as I would my own teeth. I cannot give these two dentists higher praise since out of the ten I've seen, they are the first to actually know what I need to save my mouth, and my sinuses plus see what I cannot believe no one has seen before, the entirely blocked right side of my nose. It's like what's wrong with this picture?

- Grace T.
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It went very well, was an emergency because of an infection, staff help to get a soon appointment. My
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does not have dental insurance so many option where given to pay for the surgery. Very happy with experience.
- MARIA M.
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, the staff, and even the guy that put me to sleep were amazing. I could not wake up well after the procedure so him, my husband and dr
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walked me to my car in the pouring rain just to make sure I was ok. Wonderful place and I will definitely be going back for the rest of my dental work.
- Brandy M.
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I was so happy I went on Angie's list to find Dr
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. He is an excellent dentist, he just knows what he's doing. He repaired my front teeth and they look beautiful. The pain is gone finally. He has such a nice bedside manner, you feel so comfortable with him, it's like you know him. His staff is very efficient, helpful, so friendly. I would recommend highly Dr
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- Vera C.

Oral Surgeons in Ellensburg, WA

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Alder Family Dental

342 Catherine St
Walla Walla

Ash, Dr. Steven

2409 Borst Ave
Centralia

Basic Dental Care Of Walla Walla

2014 S Howard St
Walla Walla

Birch, Dr. Gregory L.

1111 Columbia St
Port Angeles

Blue Mountain Dental Care

1545 Business One Cir
Walla Walla

Brandon Tveten DDS

222 N Chelan Ave
Wenatchee

Brazeau, Dr. Steven A

1514 W Yakima Ave
Yakima

Cacchiotti, Dr. Lawrence F.

1111 S 40th Ave
Yakima

Cadwell Dental

475 Keene Rd
Richland

Campus Pointe Dental

33507 Ninth Ave S
Federal Way

Chapados Family Dentistry

7223 West Clearwater Avenue
Kennewick

Clarke, Dr. Denise E.

512 E Washington St
Sequim

Cole, Dr. Michael R

2401 W Dolarway Rd
Ellensburg

Cool, Dr. James G.

610 W 2nd St
Newport

David Hoeger DDS

112 S 2nd St
Selah

David L Wright DDS

309 E 2nd Ave
Ellensburg

Divis, Dr. John

417 N Mission St
Wenatchee

Dr. Francis Collins, MD, DDS

600 Orondo Ave
Wenatchee

Drumhiller, Dr. Timothy

4209 Tieton Dr
Yakima

Evans, Dr. Henry F.

616 E Main Ave
Chewelah

Gravbrot, Dr. Mark V.

3700 Fairbanks Ave
Yakima

Harris, Dr. Robert C

2600 Yelm Hwy S.E.
Olympia

Haworth, Dr. Todd D.

422 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles

Henderson, Dr. Robin J.

625 6th St
Clarkston

Hunt, Dr. Karl J.

214 W Birch Ave
Colville

Hussey, Dr. George R

16825 Smokey Point Blvd
Arlington

James E. Stevens DMD

922 E Edison Ave
Sunnyside

John Carbery DDS,DMD

1015 S 40th Ave
Yakima

John Savage DMD

708 E Mountain View Ave
Ellensburg

Jorgensen, Dr. Sloan K

823 E Colonial Ave
Moses Lake

Kessler, Dr. Lynn

2210 N 30th St
Tacoma

Kevin Sullivan DDS

305 E 2nd Ave
Ellensburg

Kezele, Dr. Ryan S.

606 S 48th Ave
Yakima

Khurana, Dr. Navjot S.

110 W Yakima Valley Hwy
Sunnyside

Labberton, Dr. Wells K.

4209 Tieton Dr
Yakima

Lemley, Dr. Wayne T.

424 N Warren Ave
Newport

Lemon, Dr. Jeff

301 N Broadway St
Aberdeen

Lindsey Douglas DMD

4207 Tieton Dr
Yakima

Lodmell, Dr. Anton M.

120 E Birch St
Walla Walla

Margaret Mcmillan DDS

1020 S 40th Ave
Yakima

Martin, Dr. Gary E.

1723 E Lincoln Ave
Sunnyside

McEntire, Dr. Graham

614 E Alder St
Walla Walla

Medical & Dental Clinic - North Beach

21610 Pacific Hwy
Ocean Park

Meyers, Dr. Robert M.

1336 5th St
Clarkston

Michael, Dr. Tom K.

703 Valley Mall Pkwy
East Wenatchee

Milner, Dr. Doug

1 5th St
Wenatchee

Morgan, Dr. Charles

818 Point Brown Ave
Ocean Shores

Mountain View Dental Center

708 E Mountain View Ave
Ellensburg

OLYMPIC DENTAL & DENTURE CENTER

716 W MAIN ST
Centralia

O’Connor, Dr. Tim L.

1015 S 40th Ave
Yakima

Packard, Dr. Bennett C.

1501 S 40th Ave
Yakima

Pearl Care Dental

2401 W Dolarway Rd
Ellensburg

Phillip, Dr. William

201 E Mountain View Ave
Ellensburg

Reep, Dr. Nicholas C

3804 Kern Way
Yakima

Reihl, Dr. Doran J.

1016 S 40th Ave
Yakima

Ronald Will DDS

1545 Business One Cir
Walla Walla

Ryan Duval DMD

2401 W Dolarway Rd
Ellensburg

Scenicview Dental

215 S. 72nd Avenue
Yakima

Schuler, Dr. Randall J.

1725 E Lincoln Ave
Sunnyside

Selander, Dr. James F.

832 E 8th St
Port Angeles

Sharkey, Dr. William P.

614 E Alder St
Walla Walla

Shawn R McDevitt DDS

307 S 11th Ave
Yakima

Shellerud, Dr. Gary M.

508 W 6th Ave
Spokane

South Sound Oral Medicine

34709 9th Avenue South
Federal Way

Southpoint Dental Center

1129 S 2nd Ave
Walla Walla

Splendent

430 Terra Eden St
Forks

Steve Hemenway DDS

719 N 39th Ave
Yakima

Sunrise Dental of Sequim

1258 W Washington St
Sequim

The Remedy Spray Service

12602 Tieton Drive
Yakima

Tierney, Dr. E. Randy

556 Eureka Way
Sequim

Tomlinson, Marc R DDS PS

104 W 4th Suite E
Aberdeen

Trammell, Dr. Christopher

6006 Summitview Ave
Yakima

Trammell, Dr. Jeffrey S.

6006 Summitview Ave
Yakima

Tuley, Dr. L Steve

2520 N Alder St
Tacoma

Tveten, Dr. Jason J.

222 N Chelan Ave
Wenatchee

West Side Family Dental

201 Euclid St
Grandview

Willamette Dental Group - Pullman

1646 S. Grand Avenue
Pullman

Wilson & Wilson Dentistry

1307 S. Gold St
Centralia

Wright, Dr. David L

309 E 2nd Ave
Ellensburg

Zbaraschuk, Dr. Edward R.

645 N 5th Ave
Sequim

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