Saint Cloud, MN
A 27-year-old female asked:
I have temporarily no health coverage and have a severe tooth infection i need help! any advice?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
Still need treatment: You still need to see a dentist asap as untreated infections can lead to serious complications including death. See a dentist, find out your options, and try to work out a payment arrangement. See if the doctor accepts carecredit which is a third party payment plan. Also consider a local dental school or reduced fee local clinic. Not getting treatment will only result in grief and more expense.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Tooth Removal?: Dental insurance is required to get dental care. You currently have 2 options:
1) go to a dentist and pay out of your pocket for what appears to the need to have the tooth removed.
2) check to see if you have a program like mission of mercy in your area. Usually this is a volunteer operation that may be able to remove you tooth at no direct cost to you.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 21, 2015
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