Gum Disease and No Insurance

I haven’t been to the dentist in three years. At this recent appointment, he told me that I have gum disease and said he’d like me to make it a priority to come every six months otherwise I could lose my teeth. I don’t have any dental insurance. Is this really necessary or just Read… Continue reading Gum Disease and No Insurance

Dentist Wants Me to do Extra Appointments

I’m not sure what to do. I finally get up the courage to go see the dentist and he tells me I need to come in extra because of my gums. This seems like a scam to me. I can understand getting my cavities fixed, but my gums seem fine, they’re just higher than other… Continue reading Dentist Wants Me to do Extra Appointments

Can a Toothache Cause Chest Pain?

My mom started complaining of a toothache and chest pain earlier today. She’s a tough woman who doesn’t like to see the doctor or dentist and is presently refusing to get treatment of any kind. For what it’s worth, she’s 83 and in otherwise good health. At her age, toothaches are a somewhRead More