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I need to get 3 crowns done on my molars, I was told this 6 months ago.<br>
We will have dental at the end of next year (2008) as my husband will be getting a full time job (we have our own business right now). Can I wait it out? We really cant afford the crowns on our own unless we use our savings which we do not want to do.<br>
I do go get check ups every 6 months and take care of my teeth.<br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I need to get 3 crowns done on my molars, I was told this 6 months ago.<br>
We will have dental at the end of next year (2008) as my husband will be getting a full time job (we have our own business right now). Can I wait it out? We really cant afford the crowns on our own unless we use our savings which we do not want to do.<br>
I do go get check ups every 6 months and take care of my teeth.<br><br>
Thank you.</div>
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Prolly depends a lot upon why the crowns are being recommended... you can always ask your dentist how long they think you can put it off. They're used to people trying to work with crappo insurance situations. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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It depends. If they are needed because you just have large, old fillings then yes, they probably can wait until you get insurance. If they are already broken and there is a possibility of decaying into nerve chamber, I would at least get temporary fillings until you can swing the crowns. In the meantime, I recommend you not chomp on ice or anything really hard because if they are not broken now, they may.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">It depends. If they are needed because you just have large, old fillings then yes, they probably can wait until you get insurance. If they are already broken and there is a possibility of decaying into nerve chamber, I would at least get temporary fillings until you can swing the crowns. In the meantime, I recommend you not chomp on ice or anything really hard because if they are not broken now, they may.</div>
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They are large old filling. None of my teeth are broken or chipping.<br>
My teeth actually feel super strong.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br>
Thanks. I will ask my dentist on Monday as I have my cleaning appt.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">They are large old filling. None of my teeth are broken or chipping.<br>
My teeth actually feel super strong.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br>
Thanks. I will ask my dentist on Monday as I have my cleaning appt.</div>
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That is fine but even if he says no they can't wait, trust me, unless they are broken or have secondary decay, they can wait. Don't let him bully you into getting work you can't afford right now. Keep me posted on what he says.
 
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