Here are some common questions we get from our patients. Click on the questions below to view the answers. If you have further questions, please contact us!
It is important to note that we will always discuss with you what is going on in your mouth and what your options are relative to treatment. Once you discover what treatment options are best for you, we can then discern how much your insurance will cover. We will work with you to help you receive the maximum benefit to which you are entitled.
Some people just can’t have metals and for them the choice is easier. For many others, metals present no problems. A positive mineral balance in our bodies seems to be the key for the “tolerance” of metals. Once again, each person should make an individual decision, based on all of the pros and cons known, about the use of metals in their mouths.
As a New Orleans TMJ dentist, I have found that the key is a clear diagnosis of what is going on within the chewing system and what seems to be the cause of the disharmony.