Arlington Oral Surgery Group is a Oral Surgeon facility at 2785 South Arlington Road in Akron, OH.
Arlington Oral Surgery Group
ServicesArlington Oral Surgery Group is an Oral Surgeon located in Akron, OH. An Oral Surgeon is trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases of the gums, teeth, and jaw. They can provide dental implants, wisdom tooth removal, jaw surgery, orthognathic surgery, tumor resection, revision procedures for TMJ, anatomical modeling, oral sedation and Rembrandt whitening.
Please call Arlington Oral Surgery Group at (330) 644-8401 to schedule an appointment in Akron, OH or to get more information.
I went to have a second Molar removed by Dr. Bartholomew. He was very upbeat pleasant. I wanted to be sedated but he said no (that would be over kill for 1 tooth.) i explained WOULalways get dry socket and that my General Dentist suggested i be stitch up after the extraction. Dr. Tim said no, (you can get dry socket either way) finally i explained i get panic attacks when i am in the dental chair. He talked to me the entire time he injected me. It was a very very Nasty tooth. (Smelled horribly) Dr. tim had to cut it in two. Well after he got it out he asked for a tool to chisel down some bone. Oddly enough the assistant said that tool was in the Auto Clave. So he had to make do with something else... Overall i liked Dr Bartholomew (I wish he would listen to patients with nervous disorders better. And be a little more understanding) at this point i give Dr Bartholomew a 4 out 5 (cause he helped me and i am grateful) HOWEVER 4 DAYS LATER I ENDED UP IN THE WORST PAIN IN MY LIFE. I WANTED TO RIP MY HEAD OFF AND STICK IT IN ICE. LOL CRAZY... I DID EVERYTHING I WAS TOLD. DIDN'T SMOKE FOR 5 DAYS (WHICH WAS HARD) I RINSED AFTER EVER MEAL. WARM SALT WATER. I EVEN RINSED WITH CLOHEXIDINE . I USED ICE (HEAT FOR TIGHTNESS) FYI HEAT MAKES YOU WORSE. WELL AFTER 5 DAYS I PAGED DR. BARTHOLOMEW. (NEVER CALLED ME BACK) TURNS OUT HE WAS OUT OF TOWN AND WILL BE GONE FOR 2 WEEKS. (YOU WOULD THINK THE ANSWERING SERVICE WOULD OF KNOWN THAT) DAY 6. I CAN SEE A SMALL WHITE BONE BETWEEN WHERE THE ROOT TIPS GOES IN. I CALLED THE OFFICE AND THE LADY WAS POLITE BUT TOLD ME HOW THE DR. WAS OUT OF THE COUNTRY. (SHE COULD GET ME IN ON THE 29 TH-- 14 DAYS LATER. NO POSSIBLE WAY I SAID . I AM DYING IN PAIN. ISN'T SOMEONE ON CALL? NEXT THING I KNOW ANOTHER LADY GOT ON THE PHONE (THE ASSISTANT WHO HELPED W/MY EXTRACTION) I TOLD THE WHOLE STORY AGAIN. I SAID THIS FEELS LIKE THE WORST DRY SOCKET I EVER HAD. SHE TOLD ME DR. BROKLOFF IS ON CALL BUT HE IS AT THE FAIRLAWN OFFICE. SHE SAID MAYBE HE MIGHT BE ABLE TO HELP. MAYBE WAS STRESSED AGAIN. I ASKED HER TO CALL OVER. (SEEMS TO ME THAT WOULD HAVE MORE VALIDITY AND MORE PULL) NOPE!!! I HAD TO CALL MYSELF. (EXPLAIN IT AGAIN) I CALLED AND STRESSED HOW BAD I FEEL. CAN YOU COME IN AT 1PM? TODAY. WAS THE REPLY. OH GOD I THANK HER. I ACTUALLY FELT SOME HOPE (1ST TIME IN DAYS) WHEN I GOT THERE I ONLY WAITED 5 MIN AND WAS TAKING TO THE BACK. I WAS PLACED IN A CONSULTATION ROOM? IN WALKED IN DR. BROKLOFF HE SAID HI (NEVER INTRODUCED HIMSELF.) THAN SAID WHATS WRONG? I AGAIN EXPLAINED MY STORY. TO MY SURPRISE HE PEEKED IN MY MOUTH FOR 10 SECONDS. (NEVER EVEN GOT OUT A DENTAL MIRROR OR A LIGHT. JUST THE DENTAL LAMP OVER THE CHAIR) HE SAID I GOT SOMETHING TO HELP YOU. GOOD I THOUGHT, I AM.IN GOOD HANDS. I THOUGHT HE WAS GOING FOR A NEEDLE OR SOME DRY SOCKET PASTE. NOPE!! HE HAD A LIL CUP WITH A FLUID IN IT (PERIDEX) AND TWO Q TIPS. IT PUT IT OVER THE SOCKET. HE SAID IF YOU DO THIS IT WILL HELP YOUR PAIN. MY GOD MAN I AM IN TERRIBLE PAIN PLEASE DO SOMETHING ELSE (THIS IS WHAT I SHOULD OF SAID) I ASKED WHATS THE PROBLEM? IS IT DRY SOCKET? HE SAID YES IT COULD BE. (COULD BE? WHO SHOULD I ASK FOR SURE I WAS THINKING) I SAID CAN YOU PACK IT? HE REPLIED I DONT THINK IT NEEDS PACKED RIGHT NOW. JUST USE THIS THIS STUFF (FLUID IN THE CUP) I WILL GIVE YOU A PRESCRIPTION FOR IT. I FELT SO LET DOWN.. HE NEVER EVEN OFFERED TO NUMB ME UP. (ATLEAST BREAK THE PAIN CYCLE FOR A FEW HRS.) I ASKED HIM IF TOMORROW ITS NOT ANY BETTER WHAT DO I DO? HE SAID CALL ME!! I WILL TRY TO PACK IT BUT I HAVE CHARGE YOU $50.00 I SAID DOESN'T MAY INSURANCE PAY FOR THE PACKING? HE SAID NO!!!! I BEGUN TO SEE THE WHOLE PICTURE. YOU SEE I AM ON STATE INSURANCE. MAYBE BROKLOFF DOESN'T TAKE MY INSURANCE (I THOUGHT HE DID) REGARDLESS I DIDN'T HAVE $50.00 BUT MEDICAL ETHICS LEADS ME TO ASSUME SINCE HE IS COVERING FOR DR. BARTHOLOMEW (WHO DID MY SURGERY AND TAKES MY INSURANCE) THAN I SHOULD RECIEVED QUALITY CARE REGARDLESS OF ABLITY TO PAY. SAY I HAD MY JAW WIRED SHUT AND HAD COMPLICATIONS WHERE I REQUIRED EMERGENCY SURGERY. NOW THE HOSPITAL CALLS THE ON CALL DR. (BROKLOFF) IS DR BROKLOFF GOING TO MAKE ME PAY HIM BEFORE HE DOES MY EMERGENCY SURGERY? AND IF I DON'T HAVE IT WILL HE REFUSE. WELL ONE MAY SAY THIS IS APPLE TO ORANGES. NOT REALLY.. CAUSE I HAD A PROCEDURE AND HAVE A EMERGENCY (SEVERE PAIN ECT.) THE GUY ON CALL FOR MY DR. WANTS TO CHARGE ME FOR SOMETHING PROVEN TO HELP. THATS PROBABLY WHY HE DIDN'T OFFER TO GET ME NUMB. (HE WOULD HAVE TO CHARGE ME) IN ALL FAIRNESS I AM ONLY ASSUMING. AND I AM SO GRATEFUL HE GOT ME IN AND SAW ME. I AM ALSO SURE THE PERIDEX SOLUTION IS A VALID TREATMENT. BUT I WAS IN SEVERE PAIN. NEVER REALLY TOLD WHAT WAS WRONG. NEVER REALLY EXAMINED. (OTHER TEETH LOOKED AT. PERHAPS THE ADJACENT TEETH COULD OF BEEN AN ISSUE) INFACT I WAS TOLD MOLAR #2 HAD TO COME OUT AS WELL DUE TO DECAY. I WISH DR TIM WOULD OF REMOVED BOTH AT THE SAME TIME. BUT I THINK HE WAS HOPING MY GENERAL DENTIST COULD SAVE IT. NOPE! THE G.D. SAID SORRY BUT THAT TOOTH MUST ALSO BE REMOVED. ANYWAY MY POINT IS I REALLY FELT LET DOWN BY DR. BROKLOFF. LIKE I WAS A LOWER CLASS PATIENT.I ASKED HIM WHAT THAT LIL WHITE STRIP THING WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF MY SOCKET? HE SAID IT WAS A SCAB. FELT LIKE BONE I THOUGHT BUT I TOOK MY PRESCRIPTION AND BEGAN TO WALK OUT. I STOPPED AND ASKED AGAIN. IF I AM STILL IN SEVERE PAIN TOMORROW WILL YOU HELP ME? HE SAID YES I WILL PACK YOU AND YOU WILL GIVE ME $50.00 BUCKS. ON MY WAY HOME FEELING SO MUCH PAIN AND FEELING LIKE NO ONE WILL HELP ME. I CALLED MY G.D. (GENERAL DENTIST) THINKING THEY WOULDN'T TOUCH SOMEONE ELSE'S WORK. BUT THE LADY SAID CAN YOU COME IN AT 3:30PM TODAY. O.K. WOW. I GOT THERE AND WAS PROMPTLY TAKEN TO THE BACK. DR. SCHETLER CAME IN AND SAID YOU LOOK HORRIBLE. HE PATTED ME ON THE SHOULDER. I EXPLAINED EVERYTHING (10XS NOW) HE SAID THIS REALLY IS A JOB FOR THE ORAL SURGEON. (AND WHO EVER WAS ON CALL) BUT SINCE IT APPEARS YOU ARE GETTING THE RUN AROUND. I WILL TAKE A LOOK, BUT A ORAL SURGEON NEEDS TO REMOVE THAT OTHER MOLAR. HE GRABBED A DENTAL MIRROR REALLY LOOKED AROUND. THAN LOOKED UP AT ME AND SAID " ROB YOU HAVE A BAD DRY SOCKET" I SAID WHAT IS THAT WHITE STRIP THINGY IN THE SOCKET? I WAS TOLD IT WAS A SCAB (BY DR. BROKLOFF) NO HE REPLIED THATS EXPOSED BONE. THERE'S NO CLOT COVING IT ANYMORE. FINALLY I GOT THE TRUTH. OR ATLEAST AN ANSWER NOT A PROBABLY STATEMENT. THE DENTIST SAID I WILL TREAT YOUR DRY SOCKET. HE SAID LETS GET YOU OUT OF PAIN FOR A FEW HRS. (FINALLY) HE NUMBED ME UP. HE CLEANED OR WASHED OUT THE SOCKET. HE TOLD ME THAT A DRESSING PROBABLY WON'T STAY IN. SO FIRST HE WILL TRY PUTTING DRY SOCKET MEDICINE IN THE HOLE. (HE INFORMED ME IT WILL MOST LIKELY GET WASHED OUT OR DISLODGED WHEN I EAT) HE FILLED THE SOCKET. AND SAID THIS MAY DO IT OR I MAY HAVE TO DO THIS A FEW MORE TIMES I felt SO GREAT NOW. THE NUMBING MEDS DID THEIR JOB. AND THE DRY SOCKET PASTE IS COMING OUT SLOWLY BUT ENOUGH IS HOLDING ON. I HURT BUT NOT EXTREME PAIN. NOW I HAVE TO ENDURE THIS TILL THE GUM CLOSES OVER THE EXPOSED BONE. I ENJOY MY TIME PAIN FREE CAUSE EVERY FOUR HRS IT SEEMS TO CHANGE. HOPE TONIGHT IT DOESN'T KEEP ME AWAKE. SO THIS IS MY STORY. SAD AS IT IS. I WON'T JUDGE DR. BROKLOFF. I DON'T KNOW WHY I WAS TREATED THE WAY I WAS. I HOPE HE SIMPLY DIDN'T REALIZE WHAT I WAS SAYING. I DON'T LIKE TO MAKE EXCUSES FOR PEOPLE. BUT I HATE TO GIVE A REVIEW FOR A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL THAT IS UNFAVORABLE (SEEING I DON'T REALLY KNOW HIM) AND I DO NOT WANT TO JUDGE HIM AND ALL HIS MEDICAL SKILLS BASED OFF OF ONE EXPERIENCE. I READ THE REVIEWS ON THIS DR. AND THE WEB MD HAS HIM AT 2-3 STARS OUT OF 5 Another site has him at 1-2 stars across the board. I WONDER IF ANYONE FROM HIS STAFF READS THESE REVIEWS. PROBABLY NOT. !!! I BET ITS NOT EVEN A CONCERN TO HIM. I HOPE I AM WRONG. I WOULD THINK HE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT HIS PATIENTS THINK OF HIM. HAS FOR ME I HOPE THIS IS A MISUNDERSTANDING AND HOPE I CAN STILL SEE DR. BARTHOLOMEW FOR THE OTHER TOOTH EXTRACTION. I DID LIKE DR TIM ALOT. GOOD LUCK TO ANYONE HAVING THE SAME ISSUES
I highly recommend this place. Their oral surgeon was very thorough throughout the entire visit. I was extremely nervous about getting my tooth pulled without being sedated; he made me so comfortable. He explained where he was going to put the needle when he numbed me, and after he'd do the poke he'd rub it to make the pain fade faster. The entire process took only 4 min. It was the fastest I've ever had a tooth pulled. And I didn't feel a thing, no pressure, no pain. I was very pleased with my visit. Especially bc it was just supposed to be a consultation visit and he went ahead and squeezed me in. Also the dental assistanta and receptionists were very pleasant to talk to. I had an entire conversation with one of the dental assistants the entire time I was waiting for the dr. Again I highly recommend this oral surgeon!
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