Cindy Turberville
Cindy Turberville

There is a tremendous need for assistance with dental care. Please help.

Mimi Pritchett Louiso
Mimi Pritchett Louiso

I saw this story on Frontline. Everyone hates to go to the dentist because of huge costs. I love the 6 month check up , but not the oh your 35 year old filling is cracking and it will cost 2800 to get 1 tooth fixed- they have you over a barrel.

Mimi Pritchett Louiso
Mimi Pritchett Louiso
  • Mimi Pritchett Louiso

and on top of that there is a dentist shortage.

Elena Tiernan
Elena Tiernan

ONCE YOU REACH RETIREMENT AGE, IT IS WHEN IT IS NEED IT MOST, AND WHAT DO MEDICARE OR SOCIAL SECURITY OFFER? NOTHING...IT IS WHEN EVERYTHING EXTRA IN HEALTH CARE, DENTAL, HAVE TO BE PAY BY THE ELDERS.. IRONICALLY, AFTER WORKED SO MANY YEARS, PAID TAXES, WHEN WE NEED IT MOST, WE DO NOT HAVE IT...

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.

Vero Garcia
Vero Garcia

please sign

Elizabeth Mills
Elizabeth Mills

I'm all for this measure. Several years ago, I had 3 teeth pulled and a complete deep cleaning of my teeth and it cost $2,400. They had a finance plan with no interest to pay the balance in 12 months. No wonder people don't go to the dentist, they just can't afford it. Hope this measure go thru.

Paula Godin
Paula Godin

Please sign.Thanks.

Penny Kanefield
Penny Kanefield

PLEASE SIGN THIS......IT'S A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH! THANKS~

Patricia Brennan
Patricia Brennan

PLEASE HELP WITH THE PETITION FOR DENTAL CRISIS IN USA! EVEN WITH INSURANCE, IT IS RAMPANT. WITHOUT-FORGET ABOUT IT! PLEASE HELP! TY!

Patricia Brennan
Patricia Brennan

EVERYONE-PLEASE READ AND SIGN! THIS IS A MAJOR CRISIS AND VERY DANGEROUS! IT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR MANY YEARS, AND EVEN WITH INSURANCE-IT IS HARD TO FIND SOMEONE (ESPECIALLY QUICKLY!) THAT CAN HELP! PLEASE LOOK AT THIS! YES-I KNOW I HAVE MY PET CAUSES-BIG CATS, ALZHEIMERS, AUTISM, WOMEN'S ANIMAL'S, CHILDREN'S RIGHTS; BUT PLEASE TAKE A LOOK! THANKS!

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