N.Y. woman suing Shaftsbury dentist

N.Y. woman suing Shaftsbury dentist

There are 40 comments on the Bennington Banner story from Aug 4, 2010, titled N.Y. woman suing Shaftsbury dentist. In it, Bennington Banner reports that:

A New York woman is suing a local dentist over what she claims was negligent care in dental work she had done in 2008.

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I hate being a dentist

Trussville, AL

#30 Apr 22, 2012
dentists are gods wrote:
Complaints like this are why I hate being a dentist. You can never do anything right in the patients mind (perception).
We are expected to be God and somehow do it on peanuts for a salary.
If you know of anyone considering going into dentistry, tell them to run from it as fast as they can....it is a miserable profession with no rewards.
Well said. It is now the most horrible profession on the planet as far as I'm concerned. The compensation for what we have to put up with is just not acceptable. Looking for something else to do!!!
Angry Patient

Somerset, MA

#32 Aug 31, 2012
Strongly recommend you do not go to this place! The staff is extremely rude. They Lie. They do everything to steal your money. If they injure you they wont fix the problem. They will sexually harrass you! They will try to intimidate you. If you complain they will force you out of the facility. The exam rooms are NOT CLEAN. TOOLS are not sterile! They take way too many x-rays and refuse to look in your mouth and tell you THAT U ARE FINE! They create more health problems! Now after all that neglect I got to go have all my teeth pulled!

“Get off my lawn!”

Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#34 Aug 31, 2012
Angry Patient wrote:
Strongly recommend you do not go to this place! The staff is extremely rude. They Lie. They do everything to steal your money. If they injure you they wont fix the problem. They will sexually harrass you! They will try to intimidate you. If you complain they will force you out of the facility. The exam rooms are NOT CLEAN. TOOLS are not sterile! They take way too many x-rays and refuse to look in your mouth and tell you THAT U ARE FINE! They create more health problems! Now after all that neglect I got to go have all my teeth pulled!
I guess you are just an angry biotch.
Alex

United States

#35 Sep 1, 2012
Elmer_J_Fudd wrote:
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I guess you are just an angry biotch.
Come now Elmer, this disgruntled little bitch is probably
in quite a bit of pain.... You know Bennville and the surrounding
suburbs, they visit the dentist once every 15 years because that
one particular tooth that is bothering them, can't be self extracted
with a pair of needle nose pliers.... I'm guessing the dentist
had just eaten lunch and was afraid of hurling his tuna salad if
he caught a wiff of that breath and sight of all that black surrounded with ozzing puss.....

http://www.dental--health.com/images/badteeth...

“Get off my lawn!”

Since: Jun 11

People's Republic of VT

#37 Sep 1, 2012
Alex wrote:
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Come now Elmer, this disgruntled little bitch is probably
in quite a bit of pain.... You know Bennville and the surrounding
suburbs, they visit the dentist once every 15 years because that
one particular tooth that is bothering them, can't be self extracted
with a pair of needle nose pliers.... I'm guessing the dentist
had just eaten lunch and was afraid of hurling his tuna salad if
he caught a wiff of that breath and sight of all that black surrounded with ozzing puss.....
http://www.dental--health.com/images/badteeth...
Sorry, I refuse to open the link.

Too close to dinner time.
Margie

Manchester Center, VT

#39 Sep 5, 2012
This practice has been bought out my a husband and wife dentist team. Very nice and professional.
Anything quoted prior to 2001 is from the previous dentist and it sounds like he and his staff were complete incompetents. These new owners are the best and do not hesitate to go to either one of them.
Margie

Manchester Center, VT

#40 Sep 5, 2012
I meant 2010. That's when the practice changed ownership!
Sheik Yerbouti

Richmond, IN

#41 Sep 5, 2012
I went to my dentist and complained that my teeth were yellow. His advice--wear a brown tie!!
Quote of the Day

Somerset, MA

#43 Sep 8, 2012
Margie wrote:
This practice has been bought out my a husband and wife dentist team. Very nice and professional.
Anything quoted prior to 2001 is from the previous dentist and it sounds like he and his staff were complete incompetents. These new owners are the best and do not hesitate to go to either one of them.
Same staff-Still incompetent
frankie

Barre, VT

#45 May 27, 2014
Stay away from Shaftsbury Dental if the same staff is still there. Those women are far worse than Dr. Moscowitz was. No wonder the Carmacks, who allegedly bought the practice, have relocated their practice down to Bennington. So many of us who take care of our teeth and had an unbelievably bad experience with Moscowitz and those greedy, horrid women at the front desk, won't go back on location. I was a patient of Dr. Coleman at that location for 20 years until the unfortunate breakup of that practice and it was natural to go back there when no other dentists in the Bennington area were accepting new patients. Boy, was I wrong! Those money-grubbing women were nasty and demanded illegal post-dated checks. It was ONE BAD SCENE. However, every indication is that the Carmacks are excellent.
Ruined

Bennington, VT

#46 Jan 12, 2016
Bennington Patient wrote:
...I'm not happy with what he did either to me.... constant pain after bridgework..... 3 years later.... He also likes to overcharge.
I went to him in 2008 as well, to have a implant done for my front tooth.......when he was all done I had the implant and he ground the top of all 6 of my front teeth saying they needed it...now my teeth are bad! I should have sued that hack dentist too!
markey

North Adams, MA

#47 Jan 13, 2016
I hate being a dentist wrote:
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Well said. It is now the most horrible profession on the planet as far as I'm concerned. The compensation for what we have to put up with is just not acceptable. Looking for something else to do!!!
whats a guy like me what flosses with a rope supposed to do ?
markey da masshole

North Adams, MA

#48 Jan 15, 2016
Boris Badinoff wrote:
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Americanski also have uglyest woman in world.Big fat pigs covered with stupid tattoos. Only thing bigger than Americanski womans ass is mouth. What kind of man would put up with such animals?
eye would !
Maggie Chester

West Islip, NY

#49 Jan 27, 2016
Boris Badinoff wrote:
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Americanski also have uglyest woman in world.Big fat pigs covered with stupid tattoos. Only thing bigger than Americanski womans ass is mouth. What kind of man would put up with such animals?
What kind? A beer bellied , unshaven slob of a man with dirty jeans, three teeth and tattoos , that's who !!! It takes all kinds to make the world go around.
markey

North Adams, MA

#50 Jan 28, 2016
Maggie Chester wrote:
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What kind? A beer bellied , unshaven slob of a man with dirty jeans, three teeth and tattoos , that's who !!! It takes all kinds to make the world go around.
Dat's right we slobs got our rights 2 .
markey da masshole

North Adams, MA

#51 Jan 28, 2016
Boris Badinoff wrote:
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Americanski also have uglyest woman in world.Big fat pigs covered with stupid tattoos. Only thing bigger than Americanski womans ass is mouth. What kind of man would put up with such animals?
eye would let any womanshit on my chest just to watch the steam rise.
a REAL real Vermonter

Chicago, IL

#52 Jan 28, 2016
markey da masshole wrote:
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eye would let any womanshit on my chest just to watch the steam rise.
You're such s romantic flt a mazzhole.
markey da masshole

North Adams, MA

#53 Jan 28, 2016
a REAL real Vermonter wrote:
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You're such s romantic flt a mazzhole.
iz a real vermonter someone married to someone of the opposite sex?
Buy Mexican batteries

South Burlington, VT

#54 Jan 28, 2016
markey da masshole wrote:
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iz a real vermonter someone married to someone of the opposite sex?
Markey, in your case, that would need to include 'of the same species'.

Your farm animal 'girlfriends' don't count as the 'opposite sex'.
Elmer Fudd

Stamford, CT

#55 Jan 28, 2016
Buy Mexican batteries wrote:
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Markey, in your case, that would need to include 'of the same species'.
Your farm animal 'girlfriends' don't count as the 'opposite sex'.
I had him polish my tooth and he did a good job. Then I did a good job on his hard crank and we called it even.

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