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pilatesgal318
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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 🙁
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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Topic starter Posted : June 2, 2014 2:49 pm
vicanuck
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Dr. Buska in Gallows Bay...719-7000.

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Posted : June 2, 2014 3:32 pm
LuckyGirl56
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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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Posted : June 2, 2014 3:42 pm
DonExodus
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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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Posted : June 2, 2014 4:10 pm
CruzanIron
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Stay away from Toothworks!

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Posted : June 2, 2014 4:12 pm
pilatesgal318
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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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Topic starter Posted : June 2, 2014 10:22 pm
pilatesgal318
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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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Topic starter Posted : June 2, 2014 10:24 pm
malibutexan07
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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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Posted : June 2, 2014 10:33 pm
STXjill
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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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Posted : June 3, 2014 2:09 am
StCroixBeachBoy
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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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Posted : June 3, 2014 2:57 am
Stxer1
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Dr. Buska for sure

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Posted : June 3, 2014 12:05 pm
noOne
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Talk about a consensus, I've never seen so many on the Internet agree so much...

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Posted : June 5, 2014 2:49 am
MissJustice
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 10:22 am
caribstx
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 12:27 pm
rosesisland
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 12:27 pm
LuckyGirl56
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 12:30 pm
CruzanIron
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 12:38 pm
caribstx
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Dr. Buska now has two hygienists...

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Posted : June 5, 2014 3:14 pm
stt007
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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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Posted : June 5, 2014 5:41 pm
speee1dy
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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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Posted : June 6, 2014 12:05 pm
sunshinefun
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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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Posted : June 6, 2014 12:11 pm
pilatesgal318
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CruzanIron , thank you for telling why your experience with Dr. Delano was less than stellar.

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Topic starter Posted : June 7, 2014 3:12 am
malibutexan07
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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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Posted : July 18, 2014 7:57 pm
Bratt
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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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Posted : July 18, 2014 9:05 pm
DonExodus
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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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Posted : July 22, 2014 2:50 am
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