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Aetna will tell you: Ask Aetna for a list of dentists in your area who accept their fees. Have the dentist complete an examination and X-rays. He will then submit his treatment plan to Aetna and they will mail a copy of the approval to you and to him. Remember a big company like Aetna will have HUNDREDS of plans - each with a different fee schedule. Good luck ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
My previous dentist said he would give me an implant supported crown at a better rate. My new DDS found this out and is very annoyed at me.What to do?
Options: You'll always find varying degrees in pricing for the same procedures. You should decide which dentist you trust and feel comfortable with for your procedures and the caring for your dental health. Go with whom you wish and don't worry about anything else. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am43 year old female who just had teeth extracted under oral sedation. Dentist said my heart rate was double what it should be (110) is that okay?
I am a 90 yr old retired dentist with heart disease. I am having trouble with dizzines even though the dosage was cut to 25mg. If I stop taking it, my fibrillation and heart rate increase a lot.
Yes: I have had patients miss one year and they end up with decay, needing fillings. More time than that can result in a root canal. You might brush and floss every day and get lucky, but not all of us end up with great news. See a reputable dentist and don't be one of the unfortunate ones! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Examination: Many people are nervous about seeing a dentist after so long. The dentist will start by reviewing your medical and dental history, take x-rays and do a complete examination of your teeth, gums, oral cavity. Then they will review the findings with you and discuss treatment options. Ask any questions you have and make sure you understand and are comfortable with the proposed treatment plan. ...Read more
Comprehensive exam: I would think that you would receive a comprehensive examination, plus a full series of x-rays, dental charting, intraoral photographs, periodontal charting. Once that is done, you will probably have a consultation to go over what was discovered, and what if any treatment recommendations would be appropriate for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My advise : Do not put aspirin, on the gum, may burn the gingival tissue. Keep clean the area around tooth in question with warm water, soft toothbrush and floss. Use NSAIDSs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) over the counter to reduce pain. Call your dentist for Wednesday emergency appointment. Tale care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer