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really need your help (bad teeth) is it too late ??

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NDCYJ21

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my english is bad , sorry .

well , idk where to start to be honest . i'm 21 years old and i have very bad teeth . that's because i didn't take care of them ( not brushing for years , not flossing ).i am ashamed to admit that the i brushed my teeth less than 10 times for 21 years , stupid right ? and i didn't floss at all ! . so lately i started to have a pain from them and it's so annoying and i regret that i didn't take care of them. i cant stop crying and i didn't eat for 5 days or something and i don't want to live as all im thinking about what i did and i'm stupid and i don't deserve to live .

i haven't been to the dentist in years and i was not caring about my teeth . so now that i'm aware of the importance of my teeth and what i did is a crime to myself ( though i wish that my parents forced me to take care of teeth , but im not here to blame anyone expect myself ) . so after realizing that what i did is a crime , i really now don't know what to do , i feel what i did is irreversible and i'm so scared that i'm going to lose my teeth . now i really want to change that but i don't know if its actually possible . i'm so scared from going to the dentist and being told that it's not possible , its too late . i'm really scared that i have teeth disease or something that can't be cured .

aside from the pain , i don't know if i can describe it but my teeth generally not in a good shape
( i cant stand looking at them ) , i have between my teeth and gums something like a rock , its black and solid and i tried to remove it by myself but i failed ( i can see them in the upper front teeth , i don't know if they're present somewhere else ) i feel that they cant be removed unless i remove the whole teeth which is something i don't want to do or experience.
also i have bleeding from my gums .
i also feel that my teeth is so week .
the upper teeth seems bad but not as bad as the lower , they're totally a mess . they're not lined up correctly and it gives my the feeling of an old man , i don't know if this can be fixed or no as i want to do every thing to my teeth and gums health and i want to reverse what i did . please give me your thoughts and help me .
 
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Samereynolds

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I first went to the dentist when I was maybe 7 and recently at age 24. I didn’t take very good care of myself for a little while because of depression and I was very upset about my teeth too. You’re not alone in this. I went to the dentist and I thought I had a million problems but it wasn’t as bad as I thought. I managed to find a nice dentist who is good with nervous, scared patients who haven’t had a dental appointment in a long time. She doesn’t judge me at all but she is happy I’m finally getting into the habit of better dental health. I wanted to try and forget about my problems and pretend they didn’t exist but it’s better to fix things as soon as possible and I am glad I booked a dentist appointment.

I’m not a dentist but the black thing you mention could be hardened tartar? If it is then it can be removed by the dentist. I just had this done today. I had some black stuff stuck to my teeth too. It’s called scale and polish. The dentist scraped off all the nasty stuff on my teeth and gums and they look a lot better.
 
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