Posted by: Ashamed | 2007/07/10


drug abuse, teeth negelect, dental plan

I've been a drug addict for the past 15 years although I have been totally clean for the last 18 months. My teeth however, have been neglected terribly and over the years they've slowly rotted away so that today I have lost about four of my back teeth and the front ones are starting to go too. Its at the point where I'm extremely ashamed of my teeth but I do realise that I must see a dentist asap. My other problem is money. I need advice on a decent dental plan. There are so many medical aid schemes out there but most of them don't payout for dentisits it seems. Please help me I'm getting desperate!

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

There are MANY medical schemes which pay for dental treatment- post this question on the medical aid forum or speak to your broker. Alternatively, dental facilities are available at stateinstitutions. Good luck

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