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Posts for Category: Affordable Dentist

Can a Root Canal Treatment Be Re-Done?

I had a root canal treatment done a few years ago. Now the tooth is infected again. My dentist is saying we’ll need to re-do the root canal treatment. Before I agree to this, I have a few questions. First, I didn’t even know a root canal treatment could be done more than once. Second, […]

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Dentist Said to Get Rid of All My Teeth

I’m so upset. I grew up in a poor family that could not afford dental care. It was a long time into my own adulthood before I could afford to see a dentist, but I’ve finally been able to get a college degree and a good job. I’m in my 40s and the first thing […]

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Can’t Afford To Deal My Wisdom Tooth?

I cracked a wisdom tooth some time ago but didn’t really have the money to deal with it. Now it is decaying and I am still broke. The tooth is super sensitive. Is there a way to deal with this just with antibiotics? Kevin Dear Kevin, I’m sorry you are going through this. It’s always […]

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A Dental Tourism Horror Story

I went to Mexico in the hope of finding some affordable dental care. I was told that I could save a lot of money this way by a friend who has done something similar in the past. She had a good experience, but mine has been a bit of a disaster. I needed four crowns […]

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Can’t Afford the Dental Work I Need

I just finished several rounds of radiation and chemotherapy and my teeth are a mess as a result. I went to see my dentist and the list of work he said I needed is overwhelming. I left the office crying. Paying for my cancer treatment was hard enough. Now I don’t know how I am […]

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Can’t Afford a Pretty Smile

I feel like if you live in the US and don’t have a pretty smile, no one will take you seriously. I have just never had much money and it depresses me to no end that I cannot afford these smile makeovers that my friends get. I recently read that I can get snap on […]

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Cheap Dentist Is Costing Me a Fortune

I don’t have a lot of money so I go to a dental hygiene school to get my teeth cleaned. At my last appointment, they told me that I need a dental crown. I was dreading that because I had no idea how I would afford it. I started doing a search for a “cheap […]

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Affordable Dental Care for My Mother

My mom is in her 80s and has not taken care of herself in recent years. I’ve moved her in with me and noticed that she has been wincing when she eats. I asked her about it and she insists it is fine, that is it always like that. When I asked her how long […]

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Is a Partial More Affordable than a Bridge?

I’m missing a molar on both sides of my lower jaw, and I know I can’t afford implants. So I’m deciding between bridges on each side, or a partial denture to fill those spaces. I’ve lost my dental insurance, so it’s out-of-pocket, so I really need guidance on the best option for me and my […]

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What Will Help My Experience with Dental Care in Mexico?

I am in need of two root canals, which will also mean two dental crowns. My dentist quoted the price to me, but it is so much more expensive than I can afford. A friend of mine recommended going to Mexico and told me it would be a fraction of the price. I am considering […]

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