Porcelain Crowns Turning Yellow

I had several porcelain crowns done just over six months ago. They were absolutely beautiful when I first got them. I was so excited. Now they’re turning yellow. I don’t smoke. I do drink some coffee, but my dentist originally told me that wouldn’t be a problem. I brush twice a day just like I’m […]

Can’t Afford a Dentist for Your Cavities? 5 Facts about Filling Them

I have 2 teeth that are really sensitive because they have cavities in them. Whenever I eat or drink anything cold, the sensitivity is so great it makes me shake. I just cannot afford to go to the dentist right now. I have some dental insurance through my employer but they really don’t pay much […]

Dental Emergency and No Money

What do you do if you have a serious toothache but no money? Are there ways to get a tooth looked at for free? Kevin Dear Kevin, I’m sorry you have a toothache. Some communities will run free clinics on certain days for people who need free dental work. However, they don’t happen every month […]

Serious Problem and Can’t Afford Dentist

I woke up today with my gum swollen and in massive pain. I haven’t been to the dentist in a while because of the cost. I’m pretty sure something serious is going on but don’t know how to afford the dentist. Is there some service for situations like this? Vera Dear Vera, I’m not sure […]

Affordable Dentist for Mugging Victim?

I was robbed outside my apartment last night. It’s just been one in a series of disastrous events for me after another. I can’t even begin to go into it. However, this morning I noticed one of my teeth, where he punched me, is loose. I do not have dental insurance or much money. Is […]

Affordable Dental Care for Emergencies?

I’ve been laid off and with it lost my dental insurance. I’ve had decent teeth most of my life. Wouldn’t you know it the moment I lose my insurance I have a tooth become inflamed and painful. There’s even a small pimple on my gums, which I think may be part of the problem. But, […]

How Do I Find an Affordable Dentist for Someone on Disability?

I need some advice. I just took over my mother’s care. I’m distraught over the care she’s received, especially her teeth. They’re a complete mess. It’s like the nursing center never gave her dental care. She’s on disability but there’s a waiting period for dental care. Like a two-year waiting period. In the meantime, her […]

Is My Affordable Dentist Ordering Unnecessary Procedures?

I don’t have dental insurance. Everything I do is out of pocket. Because of that I specifically looked for a dentist who advertised as an affordable dentist. I double checked and his prices were lower than those around him. So I felt pretty safe going. I did expect to need some work done because I […]

Affordable Full Mouth Reconstruction

Is it possible to get an affordable dentist for a full-mouth reconstruction? I haven’t been to a dentist in years. Now I have missing teeth, broken teeth, and a few decaying teeth. I bit the bullet and went to the dentist because I started finding my smile embarrassing and it was affecting how seriously people […]