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Need prosthodontist for complicated front bridge
I have just discovered that my dental bridge involving my 6
front teeth needs to be replaced after 11 years. This
bridge is basically my entire smile, so the aesthetics are
absolutely critical, and I'd also like to have it last
longer next time.
I'd greatly appreciate any recommendations for dentists or
prosthodontists who specialize in this type of work and are
known for their excellent outcomes.
I recently started seeing a fabulous dentist in Bkly,
Dr. Joy Jang (she works w/ Dr. Sandor Hites). While they
are not specifically ''prosthodontists'', they are
extremeley proficient and knowledgable in bridges, tricky
situations, etc. I'm in a similar situation...I have a
lower front bridge (4 teeth plus 2 anchor teeth each side)
that was poorly done 3 years ago and needs replacing.
In my situation I am having the DDS who did it in the
first place re-do at no cost, following advice of Dr.
Hites and Dr. Jang. But if I'd had the $ I would have had
Dr. Jang do the work after she described how it would be
done and how it would look. I totally trust these 2.
Office # is 845-6494. Good luck...That's a huge job.
looking forward to having nice smile again
This recommendation would also be good for the persons in
the May 8 edition, seeking a night-guard or a TMJ dentist
(though I don't know which insurance policies this excellent
prosthodontist and dentist accepts).
Robert Watkins, DDS, 2320 Woolsey St, #112, Berkeley 94705.
Dr. Watkins has resolved problems others could not solve,
and those others made worse trying to help. He is
conservative about interventions and a superb craftsman. The
front desk is a little dyslexic about appointments, so
confirm a few days ahead or accept mix-ups.
-- Smiling with all teeth up and chewing
Need a veneer on my front tooth, last resort before implant
Looking for a very reputable prosthodontist in the Bay Area. I
need a veneer on my front tooth. It is my last resort before an
implant. Because it is my front tooth I want to ensure it is
done right or not at all. My regular dentist can do it but I
would prefer a specialist as I have had a lot of work on this
tooth and it is more complicated than just a veneer. Can anyone
confidently recommend someone? I live in Oakland but willing to
travel within the greater Bay Area. Thank you!
I can highly recommend Dr. Don Curtis on Durant Street in Berkeley (510) 644-2114. I
was in a car accident as a kid and have spent numerous hours in dental offices over
the years, Dr. Curtis is one of the best I've been to. He's gentle, easy to talk to
and strongly focused on aesthetics. If you find that you need to go the implant route,
Dr. Curtis works closely with an oral surgeon who is equally wonderful, Dr. Alex
I would highly recommend Dr. William Saupe in Berkeley (Ashby at Telegraph) (tel:
510-548-0317). He has done all of my crowns, and my front four teeth with composite.
I am now ready for veneers on my four front teeth and have no hesitation going to him.
I trust that I will love how my teeth look with him. His office is quaint, his staff
professional and friendly, and his demeanor really put me at ease. I always feel like
he knows who I am when I go in, and I appreciate that.
at Piedmont Dental by Design did a great job on my
front teeth. She was very knowledgeable and came up with a plan
that preserved as much of my natural tooth structure as possible.
She took her time and did an amazing job. She was more
expensive than regular dentists, but totally worth it in my
opinion. Her number is 510-652-2911.
can smile again
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