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Looking for oral surgeon for dental implant
HI, I'm looking for a good oral surgeon for dental implant
work in the East Bay (ideally someone near Bart). Please let
me know. Thanks, Nikki
For an oral surgeon I recommend going to San Francisco. I live in
the East Bay and I recommend going to San Francisco because I have
found that I receive better and curent, more up to date care by
going to San Francisco. In fact I now go to San Francisco for all
of my dental care - it is a bit of a story but overall I have
found and been much happier and receive correct, up to date
treatments with dentists in San Francisco. I recommend Dr. Joseph
Gabany in Union Square as an oral surgeon and Dr. Sean Moran for
dental care and Dr. Robert Quinn for orthodontics.
Happy With My Teeth
I just had lengthy and long dental surgeries and implant
surgery to replace bone and 2 teeth. I highly recommend
periodontist Dr. Ryan Horn for this work, he has done an
amazing job under very difficult circumstances. He has 2
offices, one on Regent St and one in El Cerrito. He can be
reached at 510-524-3414. He worked closely with my
wonderful general dentist Dr Richard Clopton, who ALSO can
do implants (my case was complicated with several bone
grafts) and he can be reached at 510-848-0114 - Dr Clopton
did the crown and bridge, and he is an artist.
My dad placed a few implants last year.
He needed extra bone, CTscan and of course sedation!
Dr. Rahmatian who is a general dentist performed the surgery and
did the crown work for the implants. The result is great and there
was almost no discomfort afterward. There is an advantage to see an
implant dentist like him, someone who doest both part of the
implant work. He does have specialists and sedation doctors in his
office if there is a need for them.
A gum specialist worked with Dr. Rahmatian for some part of my
Their website is www.berkeleyfamilyandimplantdentistry.com
and their number is 510-848 7239. you could talk to patty, she is
the office manager and is very helpful.
Oral Surgeon to extract wisdom teeth
Just moved to Berkeley from Philadelphia, and my wisdom
teeth are acting up.
Looks like I'll have to bite the bullet and get them
extracted. I don't know any medical professionals in the
area and am hesitant to just go ahead and pick a random one,
so I would like to get recommendations for compassionate and
comprehensive oral surgeons (looking for one that would use
IV sedation/general anesthesia -can't stand the thought of
being awake during the procedure), preferably in Berkeley
proper or else in the very near vicinity. While we're at
it, if you have recommendations for a general dentist I'll
be happy to ge those too.
Thanks a lot!
I had impacted wisdom teeth and was pulling other teeth at
the same time for adult orthodontia. I had 7 teeth pulled
at once with Dr. Berger and he was excellent. The office
was well run and they explained everything very clearly. They put
me under and the next thing I knew, it was over and
I was in recovery with my hubby there to pick me up. The
group is called Berkeley Oral Surgery
(www.berkeleyoralsurgery.com) and I believe Drs Bloom and
Berger both have many recommendations archived in BPN.
My husband went to Dr. Alijanian in Walnut Creek for his wisdom
teeth removal and liked him very much, especially in how he
followed up a couple days later. I also thought he and his staff
were well-organized, knowledgable and patient. They gave us much
more attention than expected, eventhough this was a pretty
standard, relatively inexpensive procedure.
Oral Surgeon for Wisdom Teeth
Both my son and daughter need their wisdom teeth pulled next year,and I do not
have dental insurance. I am looking for a recommendation for an oral surgeon (or
dentist?) to do the work who is reputable and hopefully not too expensive. If I
have to pay more to get the best, so be it. If so, perhaps someone who will
allow monthly installment payments.
All three of my kids had their wisdom teeth removed by Dr.
Craig Bloom in Berkeley. He treated them very kindly and
called to check up on them. I would recommend him.
Mom of three
Looking for a good oral surgeon
My husband is looking for an oral surgeon in the El Cerrito/Berkeley neighborhood.
I can recommend Dr. Michael Doucet, in Albany. He removed my daughter's
impacted wisdom teeth without a hitch. The office staff was very nice,
especially when it can to paying the bill!
His number is (510) 526-8000.
I'm looking for an experienced oral surgeon who extracts impacted wisdom teeth. My
15-year old daughter needs to have this done, and I want to make sure that she is in
very capable hands before moving forward. My daughter has some existing medical
conditions - mild asthma and a history of seizures, so I need someone who is willing
to work with her doctors, and can handle any complications which might arise. We live
near Richmond and have Delta Dental insurance, but would consider going to Berkeley,
Walnut Creek, Oakland, or Concord for an excellent oral surgeon.
I highly recommend Dr. Keith Nelson, 548-9114, who has an office next
to Alta Bates. He specializes in wisdom teeth.
I can recommend Dr. W. Craig Noblett, D.D.S.
who has done several root
canals for me. He has an office on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley, and his
number is (510) 841-6357.
My teenage daughter had a good experience with Bloom, Berger and Krey
in Berkeley (510-848-1055). They were recommeded to us by her
orthodontist. Dr. Krey walked her through the whole process ahead of
time, the surgergy went well, and the follow-up was effective.
My 12-year daughter saw Dr. Craig Bloom of Berkeley to have an impacted
baby tooth removed. His pre-procedure talk with her was perfect. The
procedure went fine. Good luck.
Craig Bloom is an excellent oral surgeon who operated on my then
8-year-old. He is very calming and patient. He explains everything
and takes the time to answer your questions. He does not rush the
appointment and is very thorough. Recently, he removed 4 of my older
son's (18) impacted wisdom teeth and again he was quite thorough. His
address is 2522 Dana Street, Suite 202, Berkeley. Phone is
Help! I'm having a hard time finding an oral surgeon who
can extract two widsom teeth and accepts my insurance.
Does anyone know anything about Dr. Michael Cory who
works with Western Dental or Dr. Ahani in Richmond? I'm
nervous to go to anyone that I've haven't heard good things
about. I'm open to anyone else too. Thanks!
Not sure about accepting Denti-Cal, but my husband and I have been going to Dr.
Jill Martenson's office in Piedmont. She has been nothing short of excellent! We have
had significant issues with previous dental work (done in recent months), that need
to be re-worked entirely (involving implantation and bone grafting).
After consulting with my orthodontist, Dr. EG Righellis in Claremont/Oakland, she
seems to be one of the best in her field. (Dr. Righellis came highly recommended by
my ortho from New York City, who is also renowned in his field)
1331 Grand Ave., Piedmont
Can anyone out there recommend a good oral surgeron in the
Alameda/Oakland/Berkeley area. My 17 year old step daughter
needs her wisdom teeth removed and the oral surgeon she
currently has does not seem very interested in offering her
choices such as local vs. general anesthesia (he's just telling
her she needs general anesthesia). I had a very easy and good
experience with local anesthesia with an out of town oral
surgeon, and I'm looking for any feedback others may have had
with either experience. Thanks in advance for your help!
Frank Dal Santo in San Francisco at 450 Sutter. 415-989-
1050. When I had mine pulled, I told him I wanted to be knocked
out; this wasn't an issue for him at all. I woke up in their
recovery room very happy to have missed the whole operation.
It may be that your daughter's teeth are too impacted for local
anesthesia. Years ago my doc gave me the choice or general or
local as my teeth were not ''too impacted.'' Since my brother had
done it local the year before I knew I could too... After the
first tooth came out with lots of crying and anguish on my part,
they put me under and the last 3 were a dream :) I didn't have
pain with the local, but the tugging, pressure, and noise of the
tooth breaking in my head was psychologically a bit challenging.
I was about 20 years old at the time. If I'd been told more
what to expect I might have been better prepared, but my doc had
not really walked me through the procedure before hand so it was
a bit overwhelming.
send me dreams
We just learned our 15 year-old daughter has 4 impacted wisdom
teeth and we'd like to have the extractions taken care of this
summer. Our pediatric dentist referred us to Bloom, Berger, and
Krey. However, their practice is so busy, they might not be able
to schedule us before her school starts in August. Our regular
dentist recommended Dr. Doucet in Albany. I checked the archives
and found one recommendation from 1998. Does anyone have anything
more current to say about Dr. Doucet?
Bloom and his colleagues
are the best--we have researched this
No wisdom teeth but other issues
I just had two teeth extracted and implants put in by Dr. Doucet.
Prior to the surgery, I had two consultations with him and I was
very impressed with his state-of-the-art office, with the
considerate and caring staff and dental assistants, with his thorough exam, and with his patient and clear explanations of the procedures.
During the surgery I was also impressed by the attention that he
and his assistant gave to any discomfort that I might be feeling
and by how he was very happy to explain what he was doing and why. I also
appreciated the modern surgical suite and the careful attention given to sterility.
Of course, I have yet to see how successful the implants are...but
so far my experience with Dr. Doucet has been very good and I
would certainly recommend him.
Dr. Doucet removed my wisdom teeth at two different times and I
think he is a great doctor. His staff is very nice. He is a
nice relaxed guy with very good bedside manner but also very
focused on his work. I would definitely go back if I ever
needed anything else.
Dr. Doucet removed all four of one son's wisdom teeth, and
removed bone that was blocking the growth of another son's
adult tooth. He did a fabulous job with both surgeries, and
his staff was kind and supportive. He's a kick to meet with
his surgery glasses!
I highly recommend Dr. Rech, 2999 regent/ashby
510.843.6341. I did not have wisdom teeth removed, but he did
surgery on my gums deep pockets in my gums)and worked on my
tooth's bone loss (and did a fantastic job!!! He was
recommended to me by my dentist.
Could anyone please give me some feedbacks concerning these oral
surgeons that PMI named for me (I'm with them because of their
$1k orthodontic plan, I can't afford braces otherwise). I need
feedbacks on Dr. Michael Ajayi in Richmond (222-2163), Dr. Basili
Patakas in Alameda (523-1862), and finally, Dr. Thomas Love in
Oakland (452-0110). I need to have my 4 wisdom teeth extracted.
I know a lot of people like Dr. Love, or so my dentist says.
However, I went to see him years ago and when he came in to
examine me, his forehead and the instrument he wore around his
forehead (the mirror) were splattered with blood. It freaked
me out and I did not go back. In fact I still have the wisdom
teeth-not the best idea, but I was traumatized by the bloody
When I had my wisdom teeth removed I went to Dr. Doucet (526-8000) who is
an oral surgeon. His office is in the professional buildings across from
the Lucky's in the El Cerrito Plaza. He removed all four of mine, and I
don't remember using anything stronger than Tylenol for a couple of days
after. He did a great job. For the procedure I was in "twilight sleep" (I
think that is what they call it...) so while I was not "knocked out", I
also have no memory of anything except walking in, and walking out. He met
with me at an appointment a few days before to explain everything that
I have a daughter who is now 11 yrs old. She has been through 4 oral
surgeries. One of which her baby teeth had to be obtracted. After the
surgery you could see her permanent teeth right away. She is a heart
transplant patient and the medicines she takes causes her gums to grow over
her teeth. Our first oral surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Sobel at the
Anticoch Pediatric Dentistry (415) 757-4220. The surgery was performed at
Oakland Children's hospital. Her other surgeries were performed by Dr.
Loytz, who is my favorite. He is very good with children and he also
referred us to our Orthodonist now, who has worked with children with
special problems. Dr. Loytz has two offices. He performs his surgeries out
of Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto. The office I am familiar with was
located in San Jose. He has moved since the last time I have talked with
him and I am not sure where the office is located now but his number is
(408) 366-1171. He is wonderful with children. If you have any questions
about the anthesia, I will be happy to talk with you. The surgery is done
by lazer and the children are sometimes eating the same day. Your
daughter's surgery will be a piece of cake compared to what my daughter's
surgery consist of and I was very happy with the results.
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