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Gfan

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Oct 4, 2017
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Hi everyone.. so I'm a 41 year old female with absolutley terrible teeth. Ive been putting off the dentist for years because I know that I need dentures and just couldn't come to terms with that. Now I've been having pain daily and I'm so sick of what I see when I look in the mirror. The only problem is is that now I don't have a job because of the pandemic which means no insurance 😭😭
Are there any affordable dental insurance companies that you know of? I'm in the U.S. I just can't keep going on like this. Every day I wonder if it will be the day for another tooth to break. I'm so depressed about it and don't even want to leave the house anymore. Money is super tight so I don't have much to pay out of pocket 😭
 
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MamaSeesa

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Mar 13, 2021
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Location
Virginia
Is Care Credit an option? I used that to pay what my insurance didn't.
 
Enarete

Enarete

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Sep 18, 2017
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Hi Gfan,

what a difficult situation. Dental treatment can be costly even without a pandemic, but the situation now makes it all even worse. I don't have any direct advice, but we have two threads here that talk about the options in US. You may find some ideas there:



All the best wishes
 
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MountainMama

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Jul 1, 2018
Messages
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Enarete posted some good links. Where I used to live was very rural and the dentist that I used to go to had a free clinic day to those who qualified. There were also dental schools that would come to the area and do dental checkups for the kids at school (free to anyone who wanted to sign up) once a year.
There are resources out there, depending on where you live.
 
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