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Martina Fink
Martina Fink

We got the same problem here, I could not effored the extra coverage in my Basic health Care packed aim 34 years old I lost almoast all my teeth, and now aim so ashemed to talk to people always covering my mouth, I have holes lost teeth so there is a gap etc.. it is horrible, I see myself as a ugly person (never did before), can not kiss my man (we are over 8 years together he said he does not care about it) but I cant change it, I feel not like woman should feel, and when I look into the...

We got the same problem here, I could not effored the extra coverage in my Basic health Care packed aim 34 years old I lost almoast all my teeth, and now aim so ashemed to talk to people always covering my mouth, I have holes lost teeth so there is a gap etc.. it is horrible, I see myself as a ugly person (never did before), can not kiss my man (we are over 8 years together he said he does not care about it) but I cant change it, I feel not like woman should feel, and when I look into the future... it looks even more depressing. Aim looking for work, who want's to take someone in with teeth missing and broken. I never before had a hole in my life in almoast 1 year ( I ve got a sort of sickness that I have to throw up for days and the acid of it made my teeth rotten) all this happend and I cant go to the dentist, cause I cant pay him. This is a horrible circle and I feel like I will never look normal again...

Alice Bissel
Alice Bissel
  • Martina Fink

I am sorry that you are having trouble with your teeth but your problem does not sound like dentail problem, it sounds more like a medical or emotional problem (eating disorder). You may not get the nutrition that your body needs. I would worry about other problems you could have, calcium defeincy, heart problems, acid reflex is what the surgeon thinks caused my brothers esophigus cancer. I would go to the doctor as soon as possible and find out what the the problem is. It sounds like you...

I am sorry that you are having trouble with your teeth but your problem does not sound like dentail problem, it sounds more like a medical or emotional problem (eating disorder). You may not get the nutrition that your body needs. I would worry about other problems you could have, calcium defeincy, heart problems, acid reflex is what the surgeon thinks caused my brothers esophigus cancer. I would go to the doctor as soon as possible and find out what the the problem is. It sounds like you have some kind of medical insurance. If your tooth lose is due to a medical condition your regular insurance may cover it. good luck.

Daphne Roberts
Daphne Roberts
  • Martina Fink

@Alice...she couldnt afford dental and now has lost of her teeth and the ones that are lef are rotting. How is that not a dental prolem? Even now with proper care, she would likely lose the rest of her teeth but be able to get dentures. Martina, I am so sorry and hope you are able to get the care you need, and dont be ashamed to show your smile...I bet it is beautiful :)

Daphne Roberts
Daphne Roberts
  • Martina Fink

Sorry for typos, on mobile

Mattie Brown
Mattie Brown
  • Martina Fink

In our country (the USA) people shouldn't have to go without medical or dental care.

Vern DeLaronde
Vern DeLaronde

Let's help one another, c'mon people. Fight the power! United we stand, devided, we fall.

Jo Ann Mort
Jo Ann Mort
  • Vern DeLaronde

Thanks Vern. This was really terrible. I wonder how many other cases there are that just go unreported? This should NEVER happen in America!

Vern DeLaronde
Vern DeLaronde
  • Vern DeLaronde

You are most welcome.

Bill Blacksmith
Bill Blacksmith

DENTAL CARE IS WORSE THEN AMERICAS HEALTH PLAN , People suffer to much cause of greed.

James Yost
James Yost
  • Bill Blacksmith

1000 dollars for one tooth ,if you are a craftsman doing work for a dr or dentist charge them ten times what you would charge someone who is not one i have

Connie Broadway Morton
Connie Broadway Morton
  • Bill Blacksmith

greed does not have any thing to do with it sir. its a thing called money if you don't have it that is not greed mr blacksmith. i thank god you don't have to go throu that u should to . may god bless you sir.

Pat Steinemann
Pat Steinemann

Please sign...this is a very important issue to me, as I too do not have and cannot afford dental insurance, nor very much needed dental work. Thank you!

Patricia Jones
Patricia Jones
  • Pat Steinemann

me too and i signed

Mattie Brown
Mattie Brown
  • Pat Steinemann

Why don't we have access to dental care via insurance as we do medical care?

Valerie Allison
Valerie Allison

When did Americans lose their basic care and consideration for others? Surely not all in the medical profession are in it only for as much money as they can get out of the pain and suffering of others! Not all poor people are malingers, looking to get something for nothing. Basic care should be denied to no-one.

Mimi Pritchett Louiso
Mimi Pritchett Louiso
  • Valerie Allison

Blame it on the Bush Administration to ruin our country. People are crazy here and so angry.

Valerie Allison
Valerie Allison
  • Valerie Allison

May be even further back, we can date it to Margaret Thatcher's 'No such thing as society' so does Ronald Reagan's legacy need scrutinising?

Roman Golubev
Roman Golubev

I should start similar petition for Australia. It has the same problem.

Angela Renee Garrett
Angela Renee Garrett

We shoul be able to help people here in the USA... before helping get money for others in diff countries... sorry but charity starts in your wn backyard... I pray we somehow can get help I don't have affordable dental insurance!!!!

Krystal Miller
Krystal Miller

my fiance was in the military and he can't get dental through the VA not sure why though. they say they won't pull any of his teeth unless it is a life or death emergency, but he has constant toothaches n his teeth are rotting out of his mouth. I say that has to fall under the lines of important cuz if he has an infection then it's going to go thru his whole body then eventually kill him and I don't want that happening and we don't know what to do.

Donna Shuam Blackhawk
Donna Shuam Blackhawk

My son is a new father n his tooth has broke 6xs n even the free dental clinic wants ovr $125.00-he is sick,losing weight n suffering in so much pain but the govt dnt care abt its own ppl but they'll spend billions on othr countrys,their ppl mental care n rebuild da places they bombd w/ their wars-shame on america

Elizabeth Lindsay
Elizabeth Lindsay

My granddaughter is 6 years old and is on United Health Care, Kid Med through Medicaid. Her Mother works but doesn't have health or dental care. She needs to go to the dentist, but we can not find a dentist that will accept a 6 yr old for Kid Med...they stop taking kids at age 4. Now, does that make sense to ANYONE? Most dental problems for children don't start until after age 4 and that's the cutoff age! Someone please explain this!

Rebecca Burris
Rebecca Burris
  • Elizabeth Lindsay

always someone who likes to throw a WRENCH into the works...

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