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The Dentist😬

AngelIsMe21AngelIsMe21 The Mix convertPosts: 132 Settling in
I need to book a dentist appointment (check-up) but also know that I need a LOT of work/treatment on my teeth again. Only problem is...I can't afford it!

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  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 The Mix Regular
    Are there no NHS dentists in your area? It would save you a lot of money searching for one, even if their surgery is a few miles away. Put your postcode into the Google box, and "nhs dentists" and see. No luck? Then enter your country's post code and do the same. If you find an NHS dentist, phone asking if they are taking on new patients.


    'If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance'.

    - Howard Gardner
  • AngelIsMe21AngelIsMe21 The Mix convert Posts: 132 Settling in
    It is a dentist which offers both private and NHS dental care but even the NHS costs are high, especially when I have to pay for anything there, check-ups cost too.

    NHS dentists are not free as such, there are some eligibility for free check ups and treatment but again, I don't fall into this either.
  • MirabelleMirabelle Owl Whisperer Kensington.Posts: 1,020 The Mix Regular
    I know NHS dentistry isn't free, but I'm sorry for your situation.
    'If you think education is expensive, try estimating the cost of ignorance'.

    - Howard Gardner
  • AngelIsMe21AngelIsMe21 The Mix convert Posts: 132 Settling in
    There doesn't seem to be any way around this at all either :s
  • independent_independent_ Resident Coffee Addict ScotlandPosts: 6,605 Master Poster
    May be worth asking them at your dentist if they have any sort of financial support programme for people who can’t afford treatment? I’m not sure whether it will but you dont know unless you ask :)
    “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.”
  • AngelIsMe21AngelIsMe21 The Mix convert Posts: 132 Settling in
    May be worth asking them at your dentist if they have any sort of financial support programme for people who can’t afford treatment? I’m not sure whether it will but you dont know unless you ask :)

    That's a good idea and even if they probably won't, it may be worth asking👍Not a lot of people in my area need to pay for it because of being on this and that. . .
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