i have bad teeth, ive had three root canals already and am slated for 2 more tomorrow, the second one cause ill already by numbed up and the first because of a recurring abcess problem. All of my front bottom teeth between my canines are severely over drilled and over filled each one has at least three deep big fillings, all of which are cracking and falling out as they are composite and almost ten years old. As of tomorrow three of those teeth will have root canals, so three definatley need crowns, and because the other teeth are so weak and losing all the fillings the dentist just wants to put crowns on them as well, as other fillings will just fall out and drilling any more will hit the nerve cause more damage etc. so four crowns on the bottom total. ive also had two root canals on the top teeth and those teeth are chipping etc so they need crowns so now we are at
- six crowns
- two root canals
- a deep cleaning
- a few miscellanious fillings in the front of my teeth on teeth that dont need a crown
crowns are 875 a pop
root canals 600 each
deep cleaning? and fillings?
so heres the problem,
i can get all this work done for free if i can get it done before i have the baby
i will definatley be getting the 2 root canals tomorrow because of the current abcess. so thats one vist under lidocaine (local anesthetic )
so say they can do the fillings and a crown thats 2 visits
then 2 or t3 more visits to finish putting in the crowns
thats a lot of dental work and at least 5 times using local anesthetic,
im 36 weeks friday
what would you do?
there is no way i can afford this dental work otherwise, and my teeth are literally breaking as we speak ive lost most of my fillings and parts of my root canaled teeth in the past year. and it seems to be accelerated, if i wait much longer they will just have to pull all my bad teeth.