Something about this Dentist Isn’t Measuring Up

I need some advice. Before starting I will readily confess that I am not the most regular patient. I have pretty bad dental anxiety. But, I went in because I was having pain in a tooth toward the back of my mouth. It had been hurting on and off for about a week and a […]

Can Crest Whitestrips Cause a Tooth to Need a Root Canal Treatment?

I had a tooth that had been knocked a bit backward and an oral surgeon helped get it back in place. After a while, it began to turn gray. I asked my dentist about whitening the tooth and he suggested I try Crest Whitestrips. I did, but after a week my tooth started to hurt. […]

Discount Dentist Disaster

I needed a dental crown but didn’t have the money. I decided to put it off for a bit. Then I saw an online advertisement. A dentist was offering a huge discount on dental crowns. He just received a machine which would allow him to create the crowns right there in his office and he […]

Dentures for Patient with TBI

My neighbor has suffered a traumatic brain injury. I help the family take care of them. They can only get in on the weekends. They buy her food and pay her bills and visit with her. I keep an eye out for her during the week by making her meals and taking her to doctor […]

Braces to Get “Affordable” Dental Implants?

I spent a lot of time researching dentists who listed they did affordable dental implants. I wanted quality implants that were full-sized, a dentist with experience, and someone who’d let me start with four implants and pay them out. It took a while. I finally found the one I wanted. However, when I went in […]

Suspicious Affordable Dental Implant Dentist

I purchased a discount dental plan specifically to get affordable dental care. I was hoping to get affordable dental, implants especially, for three teeth I’d lost. I could only see certain dentists. When I went in, before they even saw me for anything they had me fill out a form for financing. They didn’t call […]

Husband Hiding Anxiety

Can you help me? My husband hasn’t been taking care of himself. We’ve only been married a few years. He’s really great to make sure I get to the dentist and get medical care and such, but I never see him provide those things for himself. I brought it up last night, he said he’s […]

Will Mercury-free Dentists Treat Children?

My son has a cavity. I told the dentist I wanted to get him a mercury-free filling, but the dentist said children can’t really have those. If I went to a mercury-free dentist would they give him a white filling? I don’t really want to put a known toxin in his body, even though I […]

Scared of Looking Old If I Can’t Afford Dental Implants

I’ve recently been told I’m going to lose all of my teeth. I’m absolutely beside myself. The dentist told me he highly recommended I get dental implants. When he told me the price, I realized there was no way for me to afford that. I told him it was impossible. He showed me these pictures […]