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New dentist tried to scam me by claiming I need EIGHT fillings. Old dentist says none are needed after viewing same x-rays. If new one had said only 2, I would have just believed him...
Apr 05 2018 08:42 PM
  • Springheel's Photo
    What makes you think it was a scam, and not just a dentist with different standards?

    Apr 06 2018 12:25 PM
  • kano's Photo
    The dentist who says I need none has been in business for over 30 years and is a well reviewed/5 star dentist. The one who says I need 8 has only been here two years or so. 8 was such an alarming number that I did some research online and I found that this scenario isn't that uncommon.
    Apr 06 2018 03:42 PM
  • kano's Photo
    I take care of my teeth, flossing daily. The other guy online was quoted the same extreme number out of the blue when he tried a new dentist. Ultimately I can't be 100% sure it's a scam because I can't interpret the slides, but a 0 to 8 disagreement is so big that something's not right.
    Apr 06 2018 03:53 PM