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By: mark8989
Robert Lewis Waltz, DMD
The staff at Susquehanna OMS were all helpful and friendly. Dr. Waltz took care to answer questions and inform me during the consultation, and was considerate of what I wanted. The procedure was over much quicker than I had expected, and it was fairly painless. The finances person (Jamie Lynn) was very helpful in explaining insurance coverage and discussing my options. I will definitely come to Susq. OMS the next time I need a dental surgery.
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By: Matt B.
Ragland Oral Surgery Associates
Long waiting times for scedualed appointments , The office staff must book 10 kids for the same time slot, As for the unhappy and unprofessional people checking you in and out, they should finde workers who can deal with the public. Cant wait for my kids braces to come off.
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By: Lawrence S.
Advanced Arts Denture Center
Extremely happy with the whole experience from the secretary to the dentist!!! And the dentures are the best I've seen and got nothing but great compliments would recommend them to everyone
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By: Erica L.
Robert Lewis Waltz, DMD
Everyone is so friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend! The staff and the doctor are more than accommodating and always put their patients first!
Tips & Advices
This depends on the prosthetic.
  • Dental implants, when cared for properly, can last a lifetime.
  • Crowns typically last between 10-15 years.
  • Resin-bonded bridges typically last between seven  and 10 years. Tooth-supported fixed bridges generally wear out faster than this.
  • Removable partial dentures typically last around 15 years.
  • Complete dentures typically last between five and six years.
The entire process for adding dental implants could take as long as eight months. There are three phases:
  • Phase 1: Grafting. This may take between three and six  months.
  • Phase 2: Artificial root placement. This may take one to two  hours to complete and will take between three and six  months to heal.
  • Phase 3: Crown placement. This is usually done over the course of two visits, two weeks apart.
One dental implant typically costs $1,000-$3,000. However, the abutment (a connector added onto the top of a dental implant) and crown can add $500-$3,000. Multiple dental implants may cost $3,000-$30,000. A full set of implant dentures may cost as much as $90,000, though the average is around $34,000.
A dental implant is a titanium post shaped like a natural tooth's root that is surgically inserted into the jawbone beneath the gums. These posts allow dentists to secure a replacement tooth or bridge in the correct position.
Maxillofacial prosthesis is a subspecialty of prosthodontics. A maxillofacial prosthesis is meant to rehabilitate patients who have defects or disabilities due to trauma, disease, or those that a patient is has from birth. The prosthesis is designed to replace parts of the bone or tissue that are missing, or to help restore functions of the mouth, such as swallowing, chewing, or speaking. Other prostheses are created to protect the face during radiation therapy. Dentists that work with maxillofacial prostheses often collaborate closely with ear, nose, and throat doctors.

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