How long before the natural teeth deteriorate? I was foolish and my vanity "ugly duckling syndrome" got the best of me. I wanted to experience what it felt like to finally be able to have pretty white straight teeth. Instead, I was Butchered & BaitSwitched in MX. I've had abcesses, my bite is off and I cannot chew food. When I've tried to chew, I've had 2 crowns fall out. My question is, How long do I have before the teeth underneath are damaged? I cannot afford to replace. What can I do to keep the original teeth safe for the next 1-2yrs?
20 Botched, Loose, Crooked Dental Crowns. Cannot chew food, -40lbs in 2 months.
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I'm sorry to hear that you've had a bad experience. The upside to traveling outside of the U.S. for dental work is that it is a lot cheaper, but the downside is that you may get poorer quality results that you will have to live with for years to come. Unfortunately, if your crowns are falling out there is no guarantee the underlying tooth structure will last. I would recommend seeing an experienced dentist as soon as possible to determine your options. Good luck and I hope this helps. Follow me if you have more questions.
Sarah Thompson, DMD
St. Louis, MO area (O'Fallon, IL)
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Rebuilding or creating a new smile
Some people feel they're only answer forRebuilding or creating a new smile is to go out of the country. Unfortunately some of the dentist in Mexico are not as qualified as needed to provide the necessary dental services. A third of our patients a year or remakes from foreign dentistry. Some people feel they have to go out of the country to get dentistry they can afford. It is unfortunate but long-term it often cost the patients more to get what they want we always feel it is better to provide affordable pricing and treatment options then have a patient go to Mexico or another Third World destination for services We are not criticizing any foreign dentist or their abilities but like in the US, all dentists are not created equal. There are many great dentist throughout the world unfortunately you may have met the wrong one. If your teeth are loose in the crowns are falling out there is no guarantee the underlying tooth structure will last. You should seek the care of a qualified dentist in your area or a dental school in your area to Evaluate your current needs
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