Dr. Feinberg’s Mission
Dr. Feinberg’s mission is to prevent oral health problems, to help patients maintain properly functioning teeth during their lives and to help them look and feel their best. We take great pride in helping people. We treat people with kindness and tender loving care; and we strive for patient comfort during the entire course of treatment.
Evidence Based Dentistry
Dr. Feinberg has been helping patients through evidence-based dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Feinberg’s mentor was Dr. Elliot Feinberg, an expert in full mouth restorative dentistry who restored thousands of full mouth cases with crown and bridgework, precision attachments and implant restorations. The principles and techniques which he developed were based on the teachings of his predecessor, Dr. I. Franklin Miller, and the evidence for these techniques is documented in a collection of more than 100,000 slides that date back to 1950. Dr. Elliot Feinberg was also a renowned instructor who gave demonstration courses to dentists in the office from 1957 to 1997. The office continues to provide care to patients in accordance with the evidence-based principles and teachings of Dr. Elliot Feinberg and Dr. I. Franklin Miller.
Examination and Diagnosis
We spend a great deal of time with patients to ensure that they are well informed about the status of their oral health, the importance of preventative care in the office and at home, and any treatment options (including pros, cons, costs etc.) necessary to restore dental health. The new patient exam for difficult cases is thorough and consists of a minimum of two visits. Between the two visits we not only analyze X-Rays and prepare models, we also consult with specialists in orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics etc. as needed.
All diagnostic materials are carefully studied before any treatment is suggested. Great care is taken to develop treatment plans that are tailored to individual needs, promote health and longevity of restorations and include contingency plans in the event of complications. Our staff is well qualified to help answer questions regarding practice philosophy, office procedures and financial/insurance matters.
The purpose of dental treatment is not just to restore but to prevent or compensate for any future trouble. Restorative Dentistry here is custom-made to perfection. We use only the finest materials, and everything is custom made with the highest skill and precision. We do not skip steps or take short cuts because we want the most ideal results. All of the impressions, models and blueprints for restorations are made here, not by laboratory technicians elsewhere. We also fabricate all of our own temporary restorations. Great care is taken to ensure that temporaries promote comfort, proper function, improved appearance and health between visits.
We care deeply about our patients’ comfort and well-being—both during dental procedures and after. There is no reason patients should feel pain during a dental procedure. We never make judgments—we want our patients’ dental experience to be pleasant.