Bad Dentistry

Series · 8 articles

Any time a patient has a dental problem, there's a chance it won't be a boilerplate fix. The tooth—and its restoration—may be compromised as a result of something completely out of the practitioner's hands.

Of course, the ones that get written about are cases in which solutions are within reach but the practitioner lets them slip through her fingers. Sometimes one poor decision turns a routine restoration into an expensive, time-consuming series of additional procedures and discomfort. I think there were two poor decisions made in my case. Check one for the practitioner and one for me.

This is my story and it pretty much dominated my summer.

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  • Ira Dickerman, CDT/TE

    Owner at Dickerman Dental Prosthetics

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  • Judy Fishman

    President/Publisher at LMT Communications, Inc.

    Serving the needs of the dental laboratory community has been Judy's core mission for over 30 years. An industry leader known for her integrity & optimism, Judy understands the needs of the market and develops practical solutions to meet them by instilling...