Jeffrey S. Cummings, DMD
520 Main St, Waltham,
MA 02452, USA
Please introduce yourself.
MA Middlebury College, ba-1983, and DMD-Tufts- 1987, Asst. Prof at Tufts from 1987-1996, international lecturer, published author.
Please list your accreditations, certifications & associations
DMD-1987, ADA, MDS, NSDP
How long have you been in business?
What services do you offer?
Cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, dental reconstruction, general dentistry, root canals, extractions, dentures
How many dental implant procedures have you done?
Over 1000 implants with over a 90% success rate.
Why should someone choose you over the competition?
Experienced clinically, beautiful facility, caring and warm team
Where do most of your patients hear about your clinic?
Happy patients, staff, signs and our website
What procedures do you typically recommend and perform?
All on 4, implant crowns, multiple implants with bridges.
What type of implants does your clinic use?
Summary of the steps in the procedure?
1. Complimentary consultation so that we confirm ability to perform procedure.
2. Surgical placement-takes about an hour without complications of bleeding or swelling, occasionally some discomfort.
3. Wait one month and place abutment, impression and make temp.
4. Two weeks later put in final restoration.
Patient is given anesthesia, radio surg is used to cut hole in soft tissue-this approach eliminates need for sutures and minimizes bleeding. Drills are used to prepare site, implant is tapped into place and patient is dismissed.
How much do your procedures cost?
$1800 for implant placement and $1800 for abutment and crown
What payment methods do you accept?
Check, cash, credit card and financing thru lending club or Care Credit.
How long is the healing time?
3 appointments then 1 month of healing.
What do advise your patients to do if they have a problem with their implant?
If it is loose the patient needs to call so we can check it. If the implant does not take from surgery, we try placing it again at no charge. IF it fails we never make the crown. If the implant succeeds, we may crown and there is a one year warranty.
Please note: This interview is for informational purposes only and does not represent a recommendation of the dentist mentioned. All opinions expressed are those of the interviewee.
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