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Dr. Shokri Wahib DDS - Dentist

3.5 based on 10 reviews

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Westlake, OH

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Dr. Shokri Wahib Rating 3.5 stars based on 10 reviews $$$
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sam likes Dr. Shokri Wahib on May 18, 2020, 10:27 p.m.
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Review 1 by Stars: 1.0 on Link
I was supposed to be treated for TMJ. After two and a half months I quit him and went to a Chiropractor who got rid of my pain in two weeks. I can see why he doesn't take any insurance, I don't think any of them would pay for his money scam. He told me to go to my primary care Dr. for pain pills. I learned my $2,600.00 lesson, and I hope this will keep people from going to him.

About Front Desk: She must have been in on his scamming, because she was doing the paper work, and running the credit card.

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I know this doctor: two and a half montghs

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Review 2 by Stars: 5.0 on Link
He is treating me for TMJ . And he is the best!!!! I was in so much pain I wanted to end it all. But then I found Dr. Wahib. he is awesome. He has never let me down. He took the pain away. He knows what he is doing. I highly recommend him

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Review 3 by Stars: 5.0 on Link
I usually don’t write reviews on anything but I was recently looking for Dr.Shoki Wahib's TMJ office address, when I happened to find this web site, with bad reviews about his practice, and or his office staff. This is why I felt the need to share my personal experience; which is a positive one. If you don’t have the time to read my experience, I can tell you right now that Dr. Wahib is an amazing Doctor and there is nothing to loose by just scheduling an appointment with him; and listening to the options he can offer you, and also learn what TMJ really is. First let me tell you about myself, I'm a happily married 40 year old male, father of 2 beautiful girls; I'm a healthcare worker at a hospital in Cleveland, OH. I try to live a healthy life and always respect everyone’s opinions. I had been under Dr.Shokri Wahib and his staff for nearly 5 years. This review is not based on first impressions or biased in any way, is just based on my experiences at his office. Well here is my story; Years ago I started developing neck pain, jaw pain, and earaches, I told my dentist and he decided it was related to a root canal, and new crown I had done recently at a Sears Dental office. Therefore they decided I have to remove that tooth in order to the pain to go away. I had the tooth removed, waited about 6 more months and the pain never went away. I then decided to go to an ENT specialist, which after spending a lot of money and receiving a lot of x-rays; concluded that most likely I have TMJ and referred me to Dr. Wahib's practice. I visited Dr. Wahib, he was super friendly and sat with me, he educated me about what TMJ is; and informed me of all the costs, and the need for the treatment for TMJ, and the different tests they use to diagnose it. Of course after spending thousands of dollars on having a root canal, then a crown, then a dental extraction, and then going to an ENT doctor that did several tests (CT scans, scoping your throat thru your nose, etc); I said well I already spent a lot of money, and if this tests are aimed to help me, I agreed with the costs of treatment of Dr. Wahibs dental office. I had the tests done; Dr. Wahib sat with me and helped me understand the results of every one of the tests performed. He explained to me that by taking in consideration all this tests I don’t need surgery as a treatment, and the dental appliances for the TMJ treatment should work for me. I got my appliances, 2, one for day time and one for night time. They are unpleasant in the beginning, but after a few weeks I started feeling relief. Every month I had to visit the office and they measured my progress and adjusted the appliances accordingly. It took nearly 6 months after wearing the appliances for the pain to completely go away; but it finally did, after nearly 5 years of pain and unnecessary procedures, the pain was gone. I did question my Sears dentist and they said they never thought I had TMJ because my jaw wasn't locking. Well I proved them wrong and I never returned to their office. I wish I had been referred to DR. Wahib's practice a lot sooner. I could had seved a lot of money, years of pain, and unnecessary procedures. I owed Dr. Wahib a lot. I'm not rich, my insurance didn't cover any TMJ related procedures, but I made a wise decision by treating my TMJ condition with Dr. Wahib. OK, once the TMJ was gone, What? They offer me 2 options to prevent the TMJ pain from coming back. First was the use for braces to correct my bite, and second the use of a modified dental appliance for life. Of course I debated the 2 options, but I ended agreeing with the braces, since I already knew my other dentists had advised me to do it. It is indeed the best option, and it has many benefits that will repay you with good oral health for years to come. Before I agreed to the braces, Dr.Wahib warn me that even after the braces are used, there is still a chance of the TMJ problem to come back; and the possible reasons for this to happen. It took about 18 months of monthly visits to finalize the Ortho treatment. In every visit ( about 10 to 15 min) the braces were adjusted according to the progress. The staff is very friendly, they were the ones that took care of me during the follow up visits, they always answered my questions, and when they couldn’t; they ask Dr. Wahib to stepped into the room and answer my concerns. It is a standard in every dental office to have trained personnel to take care of the progress of the Ortho treatment, they know when to have the Doctor involved during the visit. I had my braces removed 6 months ago, and I'm on the phase of just wearing my retainers, and I can say that I’m free of TMJ pain thanks to Dr. Wahib and his wonderful staff. I also know of coworkers that are currently under his care and they are happy with their results.

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I know this doctor: 5 years

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Review 4 by Stars: 1.0 on Link
Horrible,expensive and frustrating.Has assistants doing all his work while he is on vacations or out to lunch.The majority of his reviews online are negative,check for yourself.Completely useless treatment and expensive splints that do nothing but make you worse.

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Review 5 by Stars: 2.0 on Link
I have to first say that thus far, my tmj symptoms have improved overall. However, I found Dr. Wahib to be extremely unprofessional, my symptoms were not severe to begin with and if I knew how long and frustrating the treatment plan would be, I would have waited for the right time. Throughout my treatment it was clear that there were mistakes and miscommunications amongst the staff--while these things happen and can be forgiven, Dr Wahib was never forthcoming. Not only is this behavior extremely unprofessional, it undermined necessary doctor patient trust. If you are suffering from tmj, you should consider treatment but you should be prepared for unprofessionalism. His chatty manner initially comes off as kind and compassionate but through my 4 years of interaction with him, I am not convinced that is manner is genuine

I know this doctor: 4 years

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Review 6 by Stars: 2.5 on Link
I was dental phobic but he assured me painfree work. He did do a totally pain free root canal, however, the next day it really hurt, and continued to hurt. I asked him if I should be on antibiotics, he just said give it time. Well I did, then an endodontist retreated it, there was another canal. It was a difficult tooth, my issue is he ignored my concerns and the amount of pain I was in. The tooth abscessed after he worked on it. He also extracted several broken teeth and it really hurt, I told him that and yet he continued- last time he saw me as a patient.

I know this doctor: 1 year

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Review 7 by Stars: 2.5 on Link
I slipped a disk in my jaw in early 2006 biting down on a bagel. Three days later, I could not close on my back teeth. There are very few TMJ "specialists" in Cleveland; I called the Cleveland Clinic first and they said it would be 2 months. Wahib got me in quickly. Popped the disk back in place. I let him run all kinds of fancy diagnostic tests. A year in splints and another 2-1/2 in braces before I said enough is enough. Four years later, I have 2 dentists and 2 orthodontists who say Wahib's treatment actually made things WORSE.

I know this doctor: Almost 4 years

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Review 8 by Stars: 1.0 on Link
Treatment did not work. I got worse until I found another doctor. He blamed me when I didn't improve, but I did everything he asked me to do. I spent almost $4000 there - what a waste! Doctor doesn't do adjustments - he relies on his assistants to do it. Most of the time he didn't even come in to say hi.

About Hygienist: Very sullen receptionist. She doesn't greet patients when they arrive, and barely speaks when she sets up appointments. They never return phone calls.

I know this doctor: one year

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Review 9 by Stars: 5.0 on Link

I know this doctor: 7 years

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