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"Dr Vacarean is a prosthodontist, a specialist in replacing or restoring teeth. We went to him after a number of nearby dentists. He is the only such specialist" in my insurance network. We went there and he and his staff immediately impressed us with their friendly, caring competence. This is NOT the place to go for someone who demands dentures the same day. Dr Vacarean operates differently. He breaks the process into steps. An area has teeth removed and it is allowed to heal. Then another area. Another healing. Implants, etc. How good are my wife's dentures? She forgets they are in her mouth. We have a dental home. I have nothing but praise for Dr Vacarean and his staff. They meet us at the door by name and always shake hands. This includes the doctor! That means they actually care about their patients. The office is shared with Dr
on different days. I believe she works with younger patients.

-Joe C.

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"My experience with them has been good. I got good fitting dentures. Their availability is excellent. That's important when you have dentures, because when you're" adjusting to the dentures, you're going to have sore spots and that really hurts. So you need to get in there quickly and have somebody file that spot down. You can't wait two weeks to get there. After you get your dentures, you don't need to make an appointment. You just call up and say, "I need an adjustment." And they'll say, "Come on in." The staff was very friendly when I was there.

-Linda P.

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Prosthodontics/dentures

Missing, discolored, chipped or broken teeth can seriously affect your smile, dental health and self-confidence. A dentist specializing in prosthodontics can restore or replace your missing teeth.

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dentures
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If you need false teeth, a denturist or prosthodontist should be able to fit you with comfortable and affordable dentures to match your needs and budget.

If you are missing several teeth, or considering a full or partial denture, your best option is implant supported dentures, says Petrusha. (Photo by Katie Jacewicz)
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Avoid a gap-toothed smile with modern dental implants. Better than bridges or dentures, implants can replace a lost adult tooth both in fashion and function.

Dentist Mindy Goins, pictured with member Karen Wylde, uses an in-house machine to carve porcelain blocks into crowns that look like the real teeth. (Photo by Jeremy Deal)
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Crowns are considered a common dental procedure. Gathering information about this treatment option prior to visiting a dentist may empower a consumer to make the best decision for their own oral health.

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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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Denture Care reviews in Eagle River

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She's very personable but very quick & efficient. She doesn't waste time. Her office staff (dental hygienists & dental technicians) are also very professional and very highly trained. I typically wait not more than 15 minutes to be seen when I arrive. She's busy but they keep to the schedule pretty well.
- ROBERT F.
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Wonderful. Both procedures went great with no complications. For both, I was sedated with anesthesia. Dr
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and her staff are friendly, fully explain the procedure, fully explain the insurance & payment situation and demonstrate sincere care for their patients.
- Mark D.
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The office staff are totally unprofessional, the dentists are grumpy, the office was freezing cold to the point of your hands being numb by the time you are finished. They schedule appointments and have no staff there to do the work. As I was having my teeth cleaned I watched other patients giving me the stink eye like it was my fault they had been sitting in the treatment area for over an hour and had not been seen by anyone. The best thing that could happen to this office would be for them to go out of business. The sole reason I joined Angie's List was to find another dentist that could meet my needs and hopefully I have found one.
- Robert T.
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Dental I generally am not one to gripe publicly, but I feel obliged to make this information available so that others may not have the same experience. My 72 year-old father went to
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Dental’s Lynnwood, WA location and paid upfront what he believed to be the full amount for full dentures (nearly $3,000). He was fitted for temporary dentures to allow swelling to decrease at which point he would return 3-6 months later to be fit for permanent dentures. A couple of months later,
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’s Lynnwood office was shut-down permanently and my father was left with ill-fitting, temporary dentures that ultimately cracked. My father contacted
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headquarters to enquire how to get fitted for his full dentures and has basically been blown off. I have also enquired with
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multiple times regarding this matter. After about 1 month of hounding them, I received a single call back saying they would look into it and have been unable to get them to return my calls in the 3 months since. Ultimately, my father just had to go to another dentist and pay again.
- Jay G.
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I generally am not one to gripe publicly, but I feel obliged to make this information available so that others may not have the same experience. My 72 year-old father went to
Eagle River Prosthodontists Provider Name Locked
’s Lynnwood, WA location and paid upfront what he believed to be the full amount for full dentures (nearly $3,000). He was fitted for temporary dentures to allow swelling to decrease at which point he would return 3-6 months later to be fit for permanent dentures. A couple of months later,
Eagle River Prosthodontists Provider Name Locked
’s Lynnwood office was shut-down permanently and my father was left with ill-fitting, temporary dentures that ultimately cracked. My father contacted
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’s
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headquarters to enquire how to get fitted for his full dentures and has basically been blown off. I have also enquired with
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multiple times regarding this matter. After about 1 month of hounding them, I received a single call back saying they would look into it and have been unable to get them to return my calls in the 3 months since. Ultimately, my father just had to go to another dentist and pay again.
- Jay G.
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She was unable to do it. She didnt seem to have the experience to provide the level of care that I needed. There is nothing wrong with her bed side manner or her care. She just needs some more experience.
- Marian S.
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The prosthodontic went amazingly well. Dr
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, excercised a tremendous amount of care, compassion, and humor during this tedious process. Aside, from
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's demeanor he is extraordinary at his craft and skill. This man cares in the well being of his patients and in the quality of his product.
Dr.
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doesn't operate alone, he has a well qualified & endearing staff. These women:
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, and another young woman(I apologize I forgot her name) provided my aunt & myself with the utmost care. This practice really brings back a sense of humanity in the medical industry.
I would recommend this practice to anyone & I would insist on this practice to those I love.
- Glenda G.
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He was wonderful! He was very professional. His explanation of treatment was clear. He was on time for the appointments. His equipment and technique are state of the art. The office operates as a team, which I really found helpful. They worked well my insurance company.
- Karen K.

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140 E 28 th St

Armstrong, Dr. Todd A.

7910 39th Ave
Kenosha

Aspen Dental Sheboygan

3064 S Business Dr
Sheboygan

Balsam Ridge Dental

18 E Davenport St
Rhinelander

Beck, Dr. Mannie M.

7117 Green Bay Rd
Kenosha

Berman, Dr. Josephine C.

3600 80th St
Kenosha

Braden Dental Center

101 Broad St
Lake Geneva

Brodhagen Dental Care

1052 Bel Aire Ct
Green Bay

Bryce Dental

1407 North 8th Street
Sheboygan

Carroll, Dr. Christopher S.

701 N River
Spooner

Colvin, Dr. Michael J.

300 Main St
Onalaska

Conkright, Dr. John E.

823 Belknap St
Superior

Cooper, Dr. Jerry E.

1407 N 8th St
Sheboygan

Cruz, Dr. Jon

24164 State Road 35
Siren

Dental Associates

7117 Green Bay Rd
Kenosha

Dental Associates Kenosha

7117 Green Bay Road
Kenosha

Dietze, Dr. Randel G.

256 N Main St
Oconto Falls

Doolittle, Dr. M. Elizabeth

2301 Chestnut St
Wisconsin Rapids

Dr. Andrew F. Shuler

PO Box 369
Clinton

Elcano, Dr. Nichole

5017 Green Bay Rd
Kenosha

Forward Dental

3620 57th Ave Ste 600
Kenosha

Glaser Dental

24 Brown Blvd
Rothschild

Godar, Dr. Dennis E.

306 W McMillan St
Marshfield

Gundersen Lutheran

1900 S Ave
La Crosse

Hatch, Dr. Tom I

208 N Locust St
Reedsburg

Hathaway, Dr. George

406 Daly Ave
Wisconsin Rapids

John Rutkowski DDS

150 Hospital Rd
Eagle River

Kim Gowey DDS

1034 W Broadway Ave
Medford

Kind Dentistry, LLC

4445 Taylor Ave
Racine

Kline, Dr. Patrick

2600 Stewart Ave
Wausau

Kvanbeck, Dr. Thomas J.

16 E Bayfield St
Washburn

Loeffler, Dr. Dennis C.

1300 Badger St
La Crosse

Luders, Dr. Regan M.

30 N 18th Ave
Sturgeon Bay

Maplewood Dental

1202 County Road PH
Onalaska

Meier, Dr. Tad C.

2921 Rainbow Dr
Plover

Midwest Dental

680 Hehli Way
Mondovi

Mukwonago Family Dentistry

1210 Marsh View Dr
Mukwonago

Mullenbach, Dr. Daniel A.

201 7th St S
La Crosse

Murrell, Dr. Michael

306 W McMillan St
Marshfield

Oak Park Dental

2402 E Main St
Merrill

Panoske, Dr. Joseph S.

2727 6th St
Monroe

Peter J. Steinert DDS SC

1214 S 23rd St
Sheboygan

Pinzl, Dr. John J

240 Oak St
Woodruff

Smiley, Dr. Thomas

504 South Chestnut Ave
Marshfield

Szmanda Dental

3103 Hummingbird Rd
Wausau

Todd Armstrong DDS, SC

7910 39th Ave
Kenosha

Todd Johnson DDS

3143 State Rd
La Crosse

Uss, Dr. Michael W

1024 Main St
Onalaska

Valenta Family Dentistry

1838 Dunlap Ave
Marinette

Wanserski, Dr. David J.

550 N 17th Ave
Wausau

Washburn Family Dentistry

16 E Bayfield St
Washburn

Wertz, Dr. Michael J.

123 Hospital Dr
Watertown

Whiter Image Dental

180 Allen Rd NE

Wisonsin Smiles

1469 S 70th St
West Allis

Ziolkowski Dental SC

3970 N Oakland Ave
Milwaukee
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