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Dr. Marcus Swann

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished- I can’t make this stuff up

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished- I can’t make this stuff up.                                                                                                                Recently, a lawyer reported to me that patient I had treated in the past was being rewarded $160,000 because of a lawsuit in

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Dr. Marcus Swann

The Not So Private Insurance Company

Tonight, I attended an appeal meeting through Zoom with representatives of Delta Dental of Rhode Island, six of them.   I thought two people James Kinney and Nancy Thibodeau were representing DDRI.   All emails prior to the

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Marcus Swann

COVID 19 Update

STOP Please read.  If you have cold or flu-like symptoms, please leave the office.  You may call to schedule an appointment when symptoms have resolved. Only 1 person in the waiting area. If you are in

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Marcus Swann

RIMA Patients Letter

Dear Rhode Island Medicaid patients, Bad news.  As of April 18th, we are no longer performing procedures covered by your insurance. We know this is difficult for you given the low number of participating providers in

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Marcus Swann

What to expect: Wearing New Dentures

What to expect:  Wearing New Dentures It will take you several months to years to become fully accustomed to wearing and using dentures. They are a prosthetics.  Like losing or severely injuring any other part of

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Marcus Swann

Your crown procedure – what to expect

Crown appointments are scheduled for 2 hours. This involves 30 minutes of actual work inside your mouth. This 30 minutes includes pre-operative and post-operative procedures. After the tooth’s nerve and bone has been diagnosed, preoperative topical and local anesthesia are administered to provide numbness so the tooth preparation can be completed.

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