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Dr. Don Millner

Dentistry - Cosmetic
Yardley, PA
44 years experience male

Locations

Don E. Millner DDS PC FICOI MAGD - DENTAL IMPLANT PARTNERS

Yardley, PA

Address

301 Oxford Valley Rd, Suite 401A, Yardley, PA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 6:30am - 3:00 pm
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Insurances accepted

Cigna

Aetna

Guardian Life

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

Don E. Millner DDS FICOI MAGD is a nationally recognized clinical dentist, lecturer, certified dental insurance consultant, and expert witness. Also, he is an entrepreneur and inventor whose patents have resulted in dental products being sold worldwide.  Additionally, he has been honored by the FBI for “Dedication and Special Assistance” to his country. Dr. Millner has been awarded a Fellowship in The International Congress of Oral Implantologists.   He holds a Mastership in The Academy of General Dentistry.  This prestigious distinction represents the AGD’s highest honor and has been achieved by fewer than 2% of practicing US dentists. Dr. Millner holds addtional certifications in Laser dentistry, 3D CBCT cone beam imaging technology.

Specialties
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Dentistry - Cosmetic

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Dentistry - Periodontics

Dentistry - Prosthodontics

Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

Doctor Q&A

336 Answers
284 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Bonding too "thick!": A "thick" / "high" bonding can easily "throw off" your bite. In the "good old days, " silver mercury fillings were initially "soft" and tended to "... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Removal and biopsy: Removal, biopsy and follow up to be certain none of the tumor remains behind. It is unlikely this lesion will metastasize.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Absolutely nothing! : Assuming the toothpaste is not swallowed, Fluoride will not harm him/her nor will it make teeth any stronger. Fluoride, provides a very commercially... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Implants arent teeth: Implants are not teeth. The don't get the same type of bacterial transmission to the bone. People that have lost their natural teeth from gum diseas... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Bridges = Problems!: It may be hard to believe that a bridge or your replacement bridges to come have far more potential for painful issues than an implant. Most implants... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
4 weeks = see DDS/MD: Anti-fungal Nystatin is often rx'd for oral thrush. This yeast infection can occur when the mouth's normal bacterial flora is suppressed by antibiotic... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Don't: Don't expect gum issues to heal without daily interdental cleaning. Do floss or proxabrush daily!
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Enamel isn't issue!: Unless you grind your teeth and fracture the enamel away, or expose your teeth to erosive substances from habitual lemon sucking or prolonged exposure... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
US low, worldwide hi: Surprisingly, the us is one of the few countries that has the majority of its implants placed by "specialists." not surprising is our imp... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Generally a filling: Most white spots that my patients point to on their radiographs are fillings or a crown or nose / tongue piercing jewelry. X-rays can't penetrate t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Peroxide = pain!: Teeth whiteners that use some form of peroxide to remove deep intrinsic stain (almost all do!) have the potential for discomfort. Try reducing conta... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
See an orthodontist!: A well trained orthodontist, one who knows occlusion, with a 3d cbct , ..... Not your "run of the mill" 20 bays of children, all delegated assistant ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Controllable w-floss: So vascularized with blood vessels, gums look pink to red. Hormones and medications can make them "hyper-reactive" to plaque setting off an immune ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Sore and tender: The amount of bone augmentation for implants can greatly vary from a fill -in of a socket with particulate bone to a large solid cadaver, animal or au... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Baking soda,dirt too: Toothpaste without Fluoride has no active therapeutic ingredient. Without "whiteners" it has no microabrasives. Other than taste, you can buy any e... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Fluoride = poison!!: For most, there isn't a problem using a toothpaste with fluoride. You brush with it and rinse it out. But when children swallow it, if can be a highl... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Day , just a little!: Small amounts of bone graft particles may be noted immediately after surgery. Beyond that, the membrane may not be retaining the bone particles well ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Don't obsess!! : Don't obsess over hsv1. The potential to be exposed to it is very high, so high that by age 27 you probably have already been exposed and don't even... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
No foods "heal" gums: Looking for something other than simply flossing daily and to a lesser degree proper toothing to heal your gums and keep them healthy... Don't waste y... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Most should get ext.: Most should consider getting their wisdom teeth extracted. Even when the teeth come in perfectly straight, most people are unable to brush them, let a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Attempt flossing!: Most minor gum abscesses are a result of food lodged below the gums. Often it a sliver popcorn shell that the gums are reacting to. Try flossing dai... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Not a simple answer!: It is possible: 1. Perfectly health teeth can hairline fractures into the pulp just from chewing. 2. Teeth that may have been previously restored wi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
OraVerse; Carbocaine: 1. Local anesthetic without Epinephrine (often carbocaine) are of a much shorter duration and ideal for quick procedures. 2. If long duration anesthe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Consult w/dentist: Speak with your dentist. Is there a cosmetic or functional problem? Ten missing teeth may not necessarily be an serious issue. The most commonly m... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Lateral = + invasive: Your upper back teeth have a hollow sinus above them. If an implant were place in that area it would be like punching through dry wall. A sinus lift ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Herpes HSV 2 spread.: Genital herpes hsv2 and oral herpes hsv1 can either both be in the mouth or on the gentiles. Oral sex can transmit both. Kissing can as well. Both v... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Have hygienist scale: Fluoride strengthens teeth, especially while teeth are undergoing development in children. It has very little impact on white, soft plaque that has a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Floss daily!: Try twice daily flossing and careful vibratory gum line focused brushing. Flossing isn't about popping meat. It's about soft plaque/bacteria remova... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Just the dentist!: There is no evidence that composite fillings make kids emotionally disturbed . However the degree of difficulty in placing a technically excellent c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Thin veneers maybe?: Others are correct, short of whitening surface stains on dental restorations, peroxide whiteners won't change the color of ceramic materials. However... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Crown to root ratio!: Many issues may impact on you decision. How much root will remain below the bone vs how much crown will reside above it to cause forces of leverage t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Floss, floss, floss!: In my office daily flossing is 93% of home care; toothbrushing is 6% and rinsing is at best 1%. Don't believe what you see on the commercials. (hav... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
No..crap can happen!: There are no guarantees in medicine. A heart valve may need replacement numerous times because sutures break free...And then you can die on the operat... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Good bone no infect!: Implants placed at the time of an extraction should have a pt. In ideal health, a surg. Site absent of infection and plenty of properly located suppor... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
You can be scared.: Obviously, your fear has kept you from seeing the dentist and whether it is rational or not, it is real. Obviously you can have sedation but i would ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Ignore: If you feel you'r too heavy but everyone else thinks your thin, have an md weigh you ; get opinion.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Is the issue acute?: If the pain issue is acute, then 4 aleve (naproxen) / Naproxen for a one or two days is probably ok. But the label recommends one every 12 hours. So... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Probably nothing but: A small red dot on your lip is probably a petechiae (puh-tee-kee-ee) they are are pinpoint, round spots that appear on the skin as a result of bleedin... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Dentures + implants : I am certain that implants are done in guyana, but with all medical procedure the cost would be relative to what the market can handle. You may find... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Ignore: Do not overheat. Drink fluids and stay in shade. Do not go to ground.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
I would be anxious 2: I would be anxious too! jaw pain, eye pain, bad tooth. You have symptoms of multiple issues. I would consider seeing a dentist and/or a dermatologi... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Dry socket?? Yes!!: Obviously revisit the dds... But here are some possibilities 1. Your socket isn't healing over and do have a "dry socket" w- infected exposed bone. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Probably not,: Toothpaste will not burn a hickey. To be used comfortably in the mouth, toothpaste must have a ph similar to the oral environment or it will produce ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Decay on nearby 2th?: Tmj? But more likely 1. Dry socket (yes at 4 months). 2. Retain roots 3. Decay on nearby tooth 4. Nerve damage from extraction. 5. Generalized perio... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Tattooing face? No!: You don't want a facial tattoo followed by oral surgery. If either area becomes infected you can cross contaminate contaminate sites. Frankly, i kno... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Yes, w-Benzocaine : I don't see any issues with applying a oral gel with Benzocaine to reduce discomfort.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
All FDA approved OK!: This question would have been better answered 20 years ago when titanium based implants all "worked" but the systems that attached the implant to the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Are you compliant?: Invisalign can be a better value than traditional orthodontics. They are esthetically pleasing and oral hygiene, especially flossing, is a breeze. Whi... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Partial dentures but: While removable partial dentures are an option, few dentists take the time to re-shape the "holding" teeth and even if they do, their dental labs may ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Ignore: Do take great care. Avoid placing stresses or weight on the break until fully healed.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Mar 30, 2014
Dr. Don Millner is a thoughtful clinician who gives his opinions based on years of clinical experience. He will venture into the areas of pro's and con's of certain treatments which shows his concern ...Read More
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Mar 30, 2014
Dr. Millner provides concise, pertinent dental answers that are informative, comprehensive, and shares his sense of humor too. His holistic dental perspective shows in letting patients know how import...Read More
Apr 2, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. Millner in his field of Dentistry as he seems to care deeply about his treatments & advice for patients. Great colleague and asset to the HealthTap community!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My dentist told me I shouldn't drink through a straw or have soda. ;u;
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I sure having safe sex! I never do it without a condom! Thank you
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks, not sure why he told me there's an 80% success rate.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Temple University), PA
Graduated 1978MD

Awards

Mastership in The Academy of General Dentistry
CEREC Certification Patterson Dental
Certified Dental Insurance Consultant American Association of Dental Consultants

Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry
Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry
International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Publications

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