In my opinion Dr. Oswick and his dental office is a complete scam and I would not recommend Dr. Oswick to anyone.
I just signed up on yelp and was not surprised to see negative reviews for Dr. Oswick as I had a very similar negative experience in the past with this dentist. I am hoping this review will help others avoid going through a similar, negative experience I had with this dentist. On May 24, 2011, I went in for my first (and last) dental visit with Dr. Anthony Oswick. I was told on the phone that for the first visit I would get an exam, general cleaning and x-rays and it would all be covered under my insurance and I would pay $0. When I got to the visit, they immediately charged me a $42 copay. I explained to the assistant and Dr. Oswick at the desk that I should have a $0 copay under my insurance and they said, no, that I did have a copay. I later found out that they had charged me a fee for showing up late, even though they told me on the phone to come at that time, and they told me it was a copay, not a late fee. Then the dentist, Dr. Oswick, was extremely rude, saw me for only 3 minutes (I checked my watch) stuck his fingers in my mouth and called that a full exam. And he did not give me x-rays or a general cleaning. Instead Dr. Oswick tried to sell me a $200 scaling job (when I went to my current dentist I found out that I did not need a scaling job and I never had one done). When I asked for a general cleaning or even just x-rays, Dr. Oswick refused and said he would do that when I came back for the $200 scaling job. So I spent $42 and got a 3 minute consultation with no cleaning or x-rays and instead the alleged dentist just tried to sell me an expensive job. And I called my insurance company who informed me everything should have been covered completely by insurance and I should have spent $0. I called the dentist a few minutes after I left because I realized I had been scammed and requested a refund, however, Dr. Oswick did not call me back and never returned my money. In my opinion Dr. Oswick and his dental office is a complete scam and I would not recommend Dr. Oswick to anyone.
Will not return to this place!
This was my first time at this dentist and I was NOT impressed. I didn t feel that welcome there, and before I even went back for my appt, I had to pay $200+ (and I have insurance!) The doctors were kind of cold and did not have good bedside manner. They told me I had several things wrong, and then asked if I could fork over another $500 for a down payment. This was after my mouth was bleeding all over from a cleaning! They were essentially trying to get me to drop money there on the spot. Who walks into a dentist expecting to pay $700+? When I said I wanted to take a little time and think about it (how I wanted to pay - apply for a credit card or hand over the $500) and I felt like they got snippy with me. They asked me what the issue was and explained the issue is serious. I was in pain, and about in tears as I left. I will NOT be returning. The whole experience was miserable, and I better get reimbursed by my insurance company!
Dr. Oswick & Kashlak | Orlando Family & Cosmetic Dentistry BEWARE!
I called Dr. Oswick & Kashlak | Orlando Family & Cosmetic Dentistry dental office explaining that I need a late appointment for a *** plate due to teeth grinding. They made me appointment for 6pm. I should have known this was a SHADY dental office because when I went in they wanted payment up front even thought I had 100% dental coverage! THAT WAS SIGN ONE! Number two I had just been to the dentist and had my own xrays and a report stating I had NO CAVITIES but that I needed a *** plate due to grinding. This dentist is a HUGE JOKE. He tried to tell me I had 10 cavities and needed a cleaning and scaling BLAH BLAH BLAH. I said I came here for a *** plate I am not interested in any of that. He said he couldn't take a mold of my mouth???? SIGN TWO-Having cavities which I knew I didn't would have no effect on making the *** tray.He told me I would have to come back tomorrow for the mold???? I then told him I had just been xrayed and I knew he was wrong and that this was a SCAM. I got up and asked for my money back as he DID NOT render the service. They refused. I left angry and tried to give them one last chance to do the right thing. I gave them a call asking for a refund -All the person on the phone had to say was this is a recorded line. I said that is great because you did not render service and I will inform other customers who may get suckered into a LATE EVENING DENTAL APPOINTMENT THAT THEY WILL GET SUCKERED OUT OF $145.00. I even offered to let him keep $45.00 for the ten minutes I was there. HIS GREED CAUSED CAUSED ME TO MAKE SURE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN TO YOU! I called the insurance company to submit a complaint and the credit card company.SIGN THREE- While I was on the phone making the complaint the Dentist ANTHONY OSWICK DDS called me to ask me if I would like for him to call in a prescription!!!! FOR WHAT! What lunacy. I am not even his patient-what the heck would he be calling in??? If the dentist wasn't SCAMMING his customers then he never would have tried to call me in a prescription-the good part was the credit card company was on the line and heard the dentist offer me a prescription and when I said you gave me no service I do not want anything but my refund he said no. OK BE WARNED THERE IS NO LATE SERVICE at Dr. Oswick & Kashlak | Orlando Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
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