Dentist Placed My Dental Implant Knowing the Bone Wasn’t Ready

I am not sure about how to handle a pickle I have found myself in. I needed a tooth replacement and chose to have a dental implant. When I woke up from the surgery, my dentist said there wasn’t really enough bone density but he went ahead and placed the implant anyway. Now he wants… Continue reading Dentist Placed My Dental Implant Knowing the Bone Wasn’t Ready

New Dentist is DOUBLE the Price

My husband received a promotion which required a transfer. Because of the promotion, we are able to move to a much nicer area. I’m loving our new town and neighborhood. However, I took my kids to the dentist for the first time since moving here and he is DOUBLE the price. Not a little moreRead… Continue reading New Dentist is DOUBLE the Price

Sinus Perforation with a Dental Implant

I need some advice. I had a dental implant placed and the oral surgeon perforated the sinus cavity by a few millimeters. He thought that would be no big deal and then prescribed Flonase. He also instructed me to not blow my nose and to only sneeze with my mouth open. Then, it turned out… Continue reading Sinus Perforation with a Dental Implant

Insurance Won’t Cover Dental Implants

I’m not sure what to do. I am losing my teeth and will need to replace them. I wanted to get dental implants, but my insurance won’t cover it. At most, I could afford two of them. This is very discouraging. I don’t just want to get dentures. Are there any options for me? Read… Continue reading Insurance Won’t Cover Dental Implants

Are CT Scans Necessary for Dental Implants?

I’ve had lots of x-rays and now my dentist wants to do some CT scans as well. Is this truly necessary for dental implants? I’m concerned it’s unnecessary and it does cost a pretty penny. Jared Dear Jared,

Are There Affordable Dental Implants Which Work?

My BFF went to Mexico to get affordable dental implants. The dentist trained in the United States. He spoke fluent English and seemed to really know what he was doing. She was able to go over the border several times throughout the year and still saved money. But, after the procedure, she developRead More

Suspicious Affordable Dental Implant Dentist

I purchased a discount dental plan specifically to get affordable dental care. I was hoping to get affordable dental, implants especially, for three teeth I’d lost. I could only see certain dentists. When I went in, before they even saw me for anything they had me fill out a form for financRead More

Botched Dental Implants are Killing Me

I don’t know what to do. I’ve lost 40 pounds because I can’t eat. I have no teeth. I paid my entire savings to get implant overdentures. They hurt from the very beginning, but the doctor said that was normal and I just needed to let the healing take place. The healing time came Read… Continue reading Botched Dental Implants are Killing Me

Implant and Crown Came Out

I received a dental implant. Yesterday, it felt loose so I went in to see my dentist. He x-rayed my implant and said it was fine, which meant my crown was loose. He agreed to re-cement it on. However, he struggled to get the crown off. I found it hard to believe it was the… Continue reading Implant and Crown Came Out