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Peter's Rest New Dentist

vasecs
July 28, 2012 07:01PM

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There is a new Dentist office in Peter's Rest, East of "Cost You Less"? Does anyone know the name of Dentist and if someone has any experience with the Dentist?

I think it is a female and name of Janice??

Thank you.

Re: Peter's Rest New Dentist

zimzim
July 28, 2012 07:53PM

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You probably want to fly off island for high quality and cost effective dental care. Most of the dentists here use aging tools and equipment. That's not to say they're all bad but most of them are very costly and I haven't seen any with modern technology. Besides any advanced work such as crown molds gets outsourced to off island labs and takes weeks to get back.

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OldTart
July 28, 2012 08:01PM

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zimzim
You probably want to fly off island for high quality and cost effective dental care. Most of the dentists here use aging tools and equipment. That's not to say they're all bad but most of them are very costly and I haven't seen any with modern technology. Besides any advanced work such as crown molds gets outsourced to off island labs and takes weeks to get back.

Maybe you should be looking for some good referrals as I don't think that's true at all. Which island are you referring to and how many dentists have you been to to come to such a conclusion? Just curious.

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zimzim
July 29, 2012 02:20AM

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What I stated is fairly accurate. Dr. Werth for instance is highly regarded in St. Thomas but he's expensive and he does use older equipment. And just about anywhere you go, advanced work is sent off island for processing as I said. I just don't do dental care in St. Thomas. I get better quality work stateside from my own dentist at a rate that is significantly less with onsite solutions for just about everything and the latest technology in dentistry. I of course only schedule my dentist appointments when I have already planned to be in the states.



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Re: Peter's Rest New Dentist

Beeski
July 29, 2012 06:28AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 432

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zimzim
What I stated is fairly accurate. Dr. Werth for instance is highly regarded in St. Thomas but he's expensive and he does use older equipment. And just about anywhere you go, advanced work is sent off island for processing as I said. I just don't do dental care in St. Thomas. I get better quality work stateside from my own dentist at a rate that is significantly less with onsite solutions for just about everything and the latest technology in dentistry. I of course only schedule my dentist appointments when I have already planned to be in the states.

So you slander every Dentist in the VI because one doctor uses older equipment...in your opinion?
The question was does anyone know this new Dentist on St. Croix....Where we have 3 new Dentist offices open up in the past year.

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OldTart
July 29, 2012 07:00AM

Registered: 2 years ago
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zimzim
What I stated is fairly accurate. Dr. Werth for instance is highly regarded in St. Thomas but he's expensive and he does use older equipment. And just about anywhere you go, advanced work is sent off island for processing as I said. I just don't do dental care in St. Thomas. I get better quality work stateside from my own dentist at a rate that is significantly less with onsite solutions for just about everything and the latest technology in dentistry. I of course only schedule my dentist appointments when I have already planned to be in the states.

Interesting. I've lived here for close to 30 years, know many of the dentists here and this is the first I've heard of the "highly regarded" Dr. Werth. Just goes to show. So do you know anything about the new dentist on the block on STX to pass on to the OP?

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RockyDock
July 29, 2012 09:35AM

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OldTart
Interesting. I've lived here for close to 30 years, know many of the dentists here and this is the first I've heard of the "highly regarded" Dr. Werth. Just goes to show.

MICHAEL M. WERTH, D.D.S.
Address:
1854 HUS GOVERNMENT HL
St Thomas, Virgin Islands 00804
Phone: (340) 774-1343

STTres: If memory serves, Dr Werth has been in business about as long as you have been on island. Very highly regarded by at least a number of Water Island residents.

Rocky Dock
Water Island

Re: Peter's Rest New Dentist

OldTart
July 29, 2012 09:54AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 2,925

Rocky, I wasn't disputing the fact that he's here at all, just hadn't heard of him. Seems he's been registered here since 2008 but maybe he changed practices and re-registered under a new facility. I was just questioning the poster who made a very generalized comment about dentists in the USVI. :D

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STXoldie
July 30, 2012 09:51AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 113

Quality dental work is available on STX; most all dental offices send their work to a lab, even stateside.

Check around before you make such broad statements.

Re: Peter's Rest New Dentist

noninonno
July 30, 2012 10:22AM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 8

My husband and I go to Dr. Kurt Buska in Gallows Bay. New office, updated equipment, great dentist!

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picaflores
July 30, 2012 04:47PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 160

Interesting info!

Does anyone have any experience with a good dentist or prosthodontist (preferably on Stx, but Stt is ok too), for crowns and abutments for implants?

I'd really appreciate it!

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Bombi
July 30, 2012 05:27PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 1,978

Dr manuel at Dr Kenses just did some major work for me, very good. Look under St croix dental clinic

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vicanuck
July 31, 2012 08:08AM

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Posts: 829

Dr Buska in Gallows Bay...brand new office and equipment. And, a great dentist.

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JulieKay
July 31, 2012 11:58PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 1,338

I second the recommendation of Dr. Buska. Brand new office, new technology, and a great guy with a wonderful family. He has given us excellent care, comparable to my dentist (also with new technology) in the States.

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specialk
August 01, 2012 07:00AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 345

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vicanuck
Dr Buska in Gallows Bay...brand new office and equipment. And, a great dentist.

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