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"I was charged over $250 for replacing crown, which charge included an X-
which was not needed ( the root was whole and I had no symptoms of" root problems), another amount for a "partial exam", which could only mean looking in my mouth to see where exactly to replace the crown ( I do not consider that an exam and should not have been billed for such, then for cementing the crown itself. A
procedure was made complicated, apparently for pricing purposes. The dentist Dr Twargowsky held forth on his conservative political views while working in my mouth (inappropriate!). When I asked about further hygiene appt, the staff insisted that it was a state law that I had to have 20 X-rays before doing anything. I found out from a subsequent interview with another dentist that this was not mandatory but up to the discretion of the dentist. I do not think it is ethical to lie to patients. As a person in my 70s, I have been to many excellent dentists, but unfortunately this dentist appeared motivated more by greed than service. I choose to look elsewhere for a dentist. My standards of service are higher.

-Hannah S W.

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"He is the best of the best. we've been going to him for at least 35 years or longer. He's very conscientious. He's not cheap - you pay to have the" best service. He's not expensive, but he's at the higher end of the prices. You pay it because you want your teeth looking great. He's extremely professional.

-JACK & CHERYL S.

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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 Wakefield

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They’ve completely updated their offices and have state of the art equipment. They are the best dental office in town. They even built-in massages in their dental chairs. I had to have a 5 year x-
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of my jaw and you just stand right in front of it and it fits right around your head and it rotates around your head, which is really neat. The staff is friendly and very professional. I had an extremely bad tooth
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a few years ago, called them on a Friday, and they were able to open the office for me on Saturday to get my tooth pulled.
- DAVID E.
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This is a very professional practice and I think the work done is excellent. I have been going to this practice for years and have never met anyone that has not been friendly and reassuring. I have a terrible fear of dental procedures from some horrible experiences many years ago. I still don't like having to have work done in my mouth but when I have to this is the office I want to have it done at. The office is immaculately clean which is a must in my opinion. I have never had to wait more than 5 minutes in the waiting room. Many of the staff have been with this practice as long as I have been going there which tells me it is a nice place for them to be as well which is reflected in their positive attitude.

If I have any suggestion to help frightened patients like myself it would be to not talk about things you plan on doing quietly behind me. What you are discussing about instruments and ways to do things with each other are frightening to me. I know you need to discuss these things but a quick reassurance and explanation to me would be helpful. This is not a complaint because I know you do your best to try to make me feel comfortable but I am such a ,"chicken", that I have trouble relaxing trying to hear what is next. Thank you for understanding my fears and always striving to make the dental experiences at your office the best possible.
- Kristin M.
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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.
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, 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.
- Jacqueline W.
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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.

All Oral Surgeons in Wakefield, RI

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A Thomas Correia DDS

2441 Pawtucket Ave
East Providence

Advanced Dental Care

433 Lloyd Ave
Providence

Alpha Dental Center

145 Faunce Corner Road

Arcand, Dr. Albert R.

1079 Main St
West Warwick

Arcand, Dr. Michel A.

1524 Atwood Ave
Johnston

Arrowhead Dental Associates

4995 South County Trl
Charlestown

Asaro, Dr. Matthew R.

141 County Rd
Barrington

Asciolla Family Dentistry

880 Main St
East Greenwich

Asciolla, Dr. Maria M

880 Main St
East Greenwich

Aspen Dental

1775 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick

Atwill-Conroy Dental Associates

1 Thurber Boulevard
Smithfield

Barr, Dr. Philip D.

247 S Main St
Providence

Bilder, Dr. Barbara M.

116 Wayland Ave
Providence

Boscia, Dr. Paul N.

320 Phillips St
North Kingstown

Bourdeau, Dr. Peter A.

469 Centerville Rd
Warwick

Breede, Dr. Matthew J.

11 Catherine St
Newport

Brennan, Dr. James J.

8 Crepeau Blvd
Cumberland

Brown, Dr. Steven A

990 Main St
East Greenwich

Buntak, Dr. Ovien

381 Angell St
Providence

Calvin J. Pierce D.M.D., P.H.D.

145 Phillips St.
North Kingstown

Carlsten, Dr. Roger N

433 Lloyd Ave
Providence

Charbonneau, Dr. Gaetan

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Cosmo Haralambidis DMD

59 Pheonix Ave.
Cranston

Cote, Dr. Norman A

1061 Fish Rd
Tiverton

Cotoia, Dr. Carl M.

183 Waterman St
Providence

Cumberland Dental

2300 Diamond Hill Rd
Cumberland

DelGizzo, Dr. William

30 Chapel View Blvd
Cranston

Delmonico, Dr. Frank E

4959 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield

Dental Arts Group

1136 Hartford Ave
Johnston

Dental Design Solutions

1370 Cranston St
Cranston

Devanney, Dr. James F.

362 Main Ave
Warwick

Dimitri G. Ganim, DDS

878 Newport Ave
Pawtucket

Dodge, Dr. Jeffrey E.

1438 Park Ave
Woonsocket

Donald Occaso DMD

292 Broadway
Newport

Douaa M. Girgis, DMD, PC

1200 Robeson Street

Dr Cunanan & Associates

3411 W Shore Rd
Warwick

Dr. John Ricci - Family Dentistry

1252 Smith St
Providence

Dr. Peter Hertz

1010 GAR Highway

Dr. Thomas F Vutech

7430 Post Rd
North Kingstown

Dutchman Dental, LLC

1359 Main Rd
Tiverton

English, Dr. Ray

222 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

Enright, Dr. Thomas P.

1052 Main St
Warren

Ernest, Dr. Votolato P.

266 Wayland Ave
Providence

Fiaschetti, Dr. David K.

65 W Main Rd
Middletown

Frank Dequattro DDS,DMD,PC

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Frey, Dr. Olga

322 Broadway
Providence

Furia, Dr. Michael C.

400 Reservoir Ave
Providence

Gaetan Charbonneau DMD

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Gallucci, Dr. Dawn T.

915 Oaklawn Ave
Cranston

Gary D Light & Associates

189 Waterman St
Providence

Geoffrey Jones DMD

706 Aquidneck Ave
Middletown

Geunes, Dr. Paul M

70 Kenyon Ave
Wakefield

Goldfine, Dr. Melvin D.

770 Reservoir Ave
Cranston

Gordon Orthodontics

840 Tiogue Ave
Coventry

Gregory R Bender DMD

1127 Park Ave
Cranston

Hagerty, Dr. Donna M.

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Hagerty, Dr. Kevin P.

61 Cedar Ave
East Greenwich

Hanzel, Dr. Melvin

222 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

Hathaway, Dr. Derek E.

595 Putnam Pike
Greenville

Hogan, Dr. Brian P

65 W Main Rd
Middletown

Italiane, Dr. Jamie

325 S Main St
Coventry

James Mullane DDS

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Javid, Dr. Mehran

1351 S County Trl
East Greenwich

Jefferson Dental Associates LTD

222 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

John Coletti DDS

469 Centerville Rd
Warwick

John Paul Vanregenmoter DDS

1359 Main Rd
Tiverton

John Romano DDS

463 Broadway
Providence

John Underhill DDS

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Justin Zumstein DDS

80 Pershing Ave
Wakefield

Katz, Dr. Edward

417 Angell St
Providence

Kehew, Dr. Kenneth A.

74 Valley Rd
Middletown

Kenyon, Dr. Steven M.

176 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick

Kevin Kiely DMD

70 Kenyon Ave
Wakefield

Konicov, Dr. David I.

189 Governor St
Providence

Koutros, Dr. Elias G.

105 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Cranston

Kubaska, Dr. Robert J

175 Harris Ave
Woonsocket

Lada, Dr. Walter

351 Budlong Rd
Cranston

Lawrence Dario DMD

200 Waterman St
Providence

Leland S. Blough Jr. D.M.D

33 College Hill Rd
Warwick

Lena D Karkalas Dds

151 Waterman St
Providence

Liberto, Dr. Elisa

67 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

Light, Dr. Gary D.

189 Waterman St
Providence

Lippitt, Dr. Ronald

972 Tiogue Ave
Coventry

Lodge, Dr. Peter J.

28 Caswell St
Narragansett

Maarten Broess DMD

1414 Atwood Ave
Johnston

Mark Johnson DDS

24 Salt Pond Rd
Wakefield

Matrullo, Dr. Paul

1280 Park Ave
Cranston

Michael Gooding DMD

1422 Warwick Ave
Warwick

Milestone Dental Care

94 E Main Rd
Middletown

Mills, Dr. Joseph

516 Hawthorn St

Mollohan, Dr. Wayne B.

251 Quaker Ln
West Warwick

Newport Dental Associates

11 Cathairne St
Newport

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

222 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

Paul Cashion DMD

45 Patton Ave
Wakefield

Paul Morisseau, DMD

501 Great Road
North Smithfield

Pazienza, Dr. Frank A.

266 Wayland Ave
Providence

Peiser, Dr. Steven J.

324 Angell St
Providence

Pirie Periodontics

77 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick

Renaud, Dr. David L.

1235 Wampanoag Trl
Riverside

Resnevic, Dr. George A.

895 Putnam Pike
Chepachet

Rhode Island Dental

1351 S County Trl
East Greenwich

Riotto, Dr. Charles

425 Angell St
Providence

Robert Gilardetti MD,DDS,DMD

691 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield

Robert J Varone DDS

615 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

Robert Shamirian DMD

800 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick

Robin Rawlinson, DMD

2861 Pawtucket Ave
Riverside

Ronald Sniderman DMD

1220 Pontiac Ave
Cranston

Scott Klimaj DMD

7 Smith Ave
Greenville

Seggel, Dr. Norman B

535 S Main St
Providence

Shanti Dental, PC

222 Milliken Blvd

Shapiro, Dr. Denise M.

40 Elmgrove Ave
Providence

Shapiro, Dr. Jeffrey B.

477 E Main Rd
Middletown

Silvestri, Dr. Kenneth D.

915 Oaklawn Ave
Cranston

Slufarz, Dr. Paul

799 Wilbur Ave

Stephenson, Dr. Lawrence P.

1826 Mineral Spring Ave
Providence

Stepka, Dr. Gregory

501 Great Rd
North Smithfield

Steven Young DDS

1414 Atwood Ave
Johnston

Suhair Shamoon, DMD

920 Plymouth Ave

Sunderland, Dr. Bruce N

37 Long Wharf Mall
Newport

Sunnyside Family Dental

381 Angell St
Providence

Thomas P Enright DMD

1052 Main St
Warren

Wade. Dr. John G.

1600 Warwick Ave
Warwick

Ward, Dr. David J.

460 S Main St
Woonsocket

Westport Dental PC

708 Sanford Rd

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