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Dentist/Endodontist STX

pilatesgal318
June 02, 2014 10:49AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 406

Good morning, all,

I am in need of a good dentist/endodontist on STX - have a cracked tooth and am thinking I need a root canal sad
When on STT, I use Dr. Werth (whom I LOVE!) but since I find myself on STX more these days, I was hoping to find a good one here. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated!

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vicanuck
June 02, 2014 11:32AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,215

Dr. Buska in Gallows Bay...719-7000.

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LuckyGirl56
June 02, 2014 11:42AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 330

Dr. Buska is my dentist, and I had a cracked tooth and needed a root canal. Dr. Buksa did not do the root canal. He referred me to Dr. Delano at Toothworks. After the root canal, I went back to Dr. Buska for the crown.

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DonExodus
June 02, 2014 12:10PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 301

The only endodontist in the VI is Dr. Delano- cannot recommend him enough.

Dr. Buska does great restorative work.

You should visit buska first to determine if the tooth is restorable- sometimes they cannot be saved with deep fractures.

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CruzanIron
June 02, 2014 12:12PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,383

Stay away from Toothworks!

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pilatesgal318
June 02, 2014 06:22PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 406

Thanks for all of the input everyone. CruzanIron, I am curious...could you PM me about your experience so that I may be fully informed? Thanks!

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pilatesgal318
June 02, 2014 06:24PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 406

Thanks for the input everyone! CruzanIron, would you mind sending me a PM with your negative experience? I want to be as informed as possible!

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malibutexan07
June 02, 2014 06:33PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 128

Quote
pilatesgal318
Thanks for the input everyone! CruzanIron, would you mind sending me a PM with your negative experience? I want to be as informed as possible!

I would like to know about the experience, as well. I am looking for a dentist on STX.

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STXjill
June 02, 2014 10:09PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 215

If you're looking for a dentist on STX, Dr. Buska is definitely the best. Root canals always get referred to Dr. Delano.

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StCroixBeachBoy
June 02, 2014 10:57PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 95

I third (or fourth) what others said. Dr. Delano was very easy to work with. In my case, Dr. Buska referred me for endodontic work, but after a more thorough exam (and x-Ray with more specialized equipment), Dr. Delano determined a root canal wasn't necessary. I would highly recommend both of them!

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Stxer1
June 03, 2014 08:05AM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 281

Dr. Buska for sure

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noOne
June 04, 2014 10:49PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 1,495

Talk about a consensus, I've never seen so many on the Internet agree so much...

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MissJustice
June 05, 2014 06:22AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 548

The only person certified as a periodontist is Delano, to answer your question. Busk a is okay. He does not do peridontal treatment.

I have not been to either.

I wish Cruzan would state what his issue is with Delano.

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caribstx
June 05, 2014 08:27AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 424

MJ...How can you endorse Buska as okay when you state that "I have not been to either"?

I have been to Buska many times and he is a very good dentist with a professional operation.

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rosesisland
June 05, 2014 08:27AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 633

Does Buska have a dental hygienist? Last X-rays were good and no problems and would just like to have my semi-annual cleaning.

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LuckyGirl56
June 05, 2014 08:30AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 330

Yes, Dr. Buska has a dental hygienist in his office. If you just want a cleaning you can schedule with her. I think she stays pretty busy so you might have to wait a while to get a scheduled appointment.

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CruzanIron
June 05, 2014 08:38AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,383

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MissJustice
The only person certified as a periodontist is Delano, to answer your question. Busk a is okay. He does not do peridontal treatment.

I have not been to either.

I wish Cruzan would state what his issue is with Delano.

Had an infected tooth that needed a root canal. Delano did the work, but felt that antibiotics were unnecessary after he 'cleaned it out'.
Tooth became infected, had to get antibiotics, took 3 week for pain and discomfort to stop. And I have a high tolerance.

Have had 3 other root canals in the past. Nothing even close to what I went through with this one.

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caribstx
June 05, 2014 11:14AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 424

Dr. Buska now has two hygienists...

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stt007
June 05, 2014 01:41PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 462

I use Buska and am very happy with him. Needed a root canal so was referred to Delano. I've had about 10 root canals total and his was as good as any other i had. One comment, although not a big deal, is that I like to use Nitrous oxide during the root canals. first they didn't have any but when I showed up, they had it....but then they ran out during the procedure. no biggie. No problems after the root canal.

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speee1dy
June 06, 2014 08:05AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,407

i was at dr buska yesterday. new dental hygienist but you will be in for a bit of a wait. there is a backlog after not having one for some time .
she is a very nice calming person as is buska. and she just moved here.

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sunshinefun
June 06, 2014 08:11AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 589

They've had Leslie the original hygienist since day one. But Dr. Buska is so popular that they have had to hire a second hygienist to pick up the back log.

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pilatesgal318
June 06, 2014 11:12PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 406

CruzanIron , thank you for telling why your experience with Dr. Delano was less than stellar.

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malibutexan07
July 18, 2014 03:57PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 128

Does anyone have any good/bad comments on the following dentists on STX? I need to pick one of these, who are in-network, so your feedback is greatly appreciated!

Jennifer S. James (Constitution Hill)
Talia Moses (Estate Diamond)
Ruby Lake (Orange Grove)

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Bratt
July 18, 2014 05:05PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 289

Dr. Buska ROCKS. I was just there two days ago. The staff is friendly and professional and the work they do is awesome.

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DonExodus
July 21, 2014 10:50PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 301

Delano is great. Dentistry is an art and a science, and sometimes things do not go perfectly. Dr. Moses is excellent.

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