No dental insurance :(

I called the dentist and just for looking at the cavity his charging $80 geesh! just for looking at it and then giving me an estimate!

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    where can I buy that? do i just pour it in the cavity? I wonder it works even if the cavity is big?
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    09/13/14
    Melissa Middleton
    I did not know that. I need to try it. I heard clove oil helps stop tooth pain, too. I prefer natural remedies myself.
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      09/12/14
      Check with the health department or look up sliding pay scale dentists (they have sliding pay scale doctors as well) Sometimes you have to wait a while to get into them but when I didn't have dental insurance I was able to go to the dentist for $20 a visit and that covered anything they did. I didn't make much money at the time but they do still offer the sliding pay scale if you make more you may just have to pay a little more. They just didn't do root canals or pull teeth. But my front teeth on the top were literally falling apart and they fixed them and I think it cost me $60 for the office visits.
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        09/12/14
        Thanks, I Called some clinics and they did the sliding scale. $50 to take a look at the cavity and the xray.
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          8Theresa Gould
          We haven't had dental insurance in years. Thankfully, we haven't had too many issues. I looked into the college thing for cleanings but 3-4 hours per appointment was not feasible for our family or for small children. Glad you found someplace with a sliding scale.
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            Yea, and they are not going to fix anything just look!
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              09/12/14
              I forgot to mention they are asking for my ss and my son's ss I'm not sure if I'm going.
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                to verify my sons income and mine he gets ssi . But I think its a little to much info
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                09/13/14
                Well they have to have it to make sure there isn't any other income because sadly so many people lie about it. I know it seems odd but it's the only way they can check tax records and employment records.
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                  Melissa Middleton
                  My goodness! Everything is so pricey these days.
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