Needing serious dental work - VERY worried.


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Not worried about the actual work but the possibility that I may never have it completed.

In a VERY long summarized story, my mother was taking doctor prescribed steroids during her conception with me for a medical condition she had, Socradosis. The doctors didn't know she was pregnant, I was born out of the womb with nearly a full set of teeth, 4 of which were impacted.

Fast forward 10 years down the road... My enamel was abnormally weak and brittle across all of my teeth. By age 15 all of it decayed, no enamel whatsoever left. My teeth were now bare, and rough and incurred serious decaying issues as well as bone loss. Also most of them were crooked and in short spent 10's of thousands of dollars among dentists trying to correct the issue but most did not want to touch me and referred me to another dentist or another specialist and generally it lead to alot of confusion between multiple dentists as to what needed to be done to correct my mouth...and absolutely nothing but a few cleanings were achieved

By 22 I began having abscesses in my molars
By 27 I began having excruciating pain from multiple teeth along with these abscesses and began having extractions done.
Consulting among multiple dentists, all agreed my teeth were beyond repair and my best option was either dentures or a full mouth set of implants... issue is, the implants were going to cost over $80,000

Medical nor Dental insurance did jack about covering any of it.. and I did not qualify for a care credit loan... so I was on my own and the abscesses kept coming until I finally made the decision to just accept Dentures...

I had ALL of my teeth pulled but the dentist didn't tell me about several impacted teeth in my lower jaw that he thought he could just put dentures over... my lower jaw COLLAPSED -- the dental bone literally is now divided into two halves, one on each side of my cheek and almost nothing in the center.. I can push my tongue straight to my lips with absolutely impeding it.

Due to the severe bone loss and especially the impacted teeth, the dentures did not work. The Dentist should have referred me to an oral surgeon who could have told me the effects the impacted teeth would have had on dentures before yanking all my teeth out... I got an attorney but he basically is doing absolutely nothing about it as its too complicated of a case.

I am losing bone...and FAST... I have been without teeth for 7 months now, and my lower jaw is very brittle.

Oral Surgeons are telling me my only options at this point are implants as I do not have enough bone to support dentures. They also have to regraft my lower jaw after pulling the impacted teeth out.

In short... I am still looking at $80,000 ... just to emphasis as to how hopeless I am feeling about this situation -- After this happened, literally 2 weeks after the extractions I managed to find a second job. (I had been looking all year but one finally came to past.) I was working two jobs and making 6 figures and even at that rate I still had absolutely no chance at footing the dental bill along with my house, car, utilities, and student loans (whom refuse to defer over the situation.)... and the 2 job deal didn't work long, someone found out about my second job and became jealous and in short got me fired.

Anyway what are my options, is there any thing else I can do?

I really want my mouth fixed.

I can show photos of my mouth if necessary but I will warn it does not look pretty so I won't post them unless it is condoned.
 
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MattKW

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A few things about your post. Firstly, I noticed it appeared in a Christian forum in 2013. Secondly, the research shows that glucocorticoids during pregnancy have limited effects on a child (lots of women take it for asthma for example). Thirdly, if there are any dental defects, these are only related to the primary teeth (formed in utero), not the adult teeth (which start growing AFTER birth). I find your story non-credible.
 
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Now this game... Okay first, I understand the whole dillema about not trusting someone online, especially a new forum member with absolutely no posts here on this site before. I created an account because I'm looking for a solution as to what I can do and for most of my life I have been keeping this issue pretty silent but its coming to a point where its just too difficult to deal with.

I have trusting issues too, however; you're making a huge assumption based on very little evidence.

First off,
My story does appear on a christian forum, but it was not 2013.. That was my JOIN DATE to the actual site - It was POSTED on August 4th 2017 right after the incident happened (top left corner of the post shows the date it was posted. The date that is under my Username is my Join Date.)

Link: http://christianchat.com/prayer-req...ibly-wrong-incurs-major-toll.html#post3223012

and regardless of how credible you may or may not believe it is it makes no difference to the fact that it happened and have dental records proving it from countless dentists who were unable to fix it. I am sitting here without a single tooth in my mouth and am living evidence that it can happen and have dental evidence of said occurrence.

Lastly, if you don't have have any constructive feedback, I really don't care about your opinion. I'm asking for help, not criticism.

I should also re-itterate that I am not looking for donations, but I am trying to find another way if at all to fix my jaw

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For good measure, I even attached my dental records from my most recent dentist of which all of my teeth were extracted omitting all of my personal information (I basically used the snipping tool built into Windows to cut them out of the pdf document.)...

As stated before (post under moderation so you might not yet see it) My story does appear on a christian forum, but it was not 2013.. That was my JOIN DATE to the actual site - It was POSTED on August 4th 2017 right after the incident happened (top left corner of the post shows the date it was posted. The date that is under my Username is my Join Date.)

I can say as much as I want to but whether you trust me or not is far beyond my control but in the end I am only asking for help - not financially but just advice as to what I can do about this.
 

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By way of background, spammers will often copy and paste forum posts so that they appear genuine, which I'm guessing is why @MattKW was suspicious. Sounds like you have been through a difficult time @Vivek and I hope you find the help you need.
 
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I understand his concern but I can promise this situation is very real..and very frustrating as well.

What I am very worried about right now is I am afraid my jaw bone has thinned to a point beyond repair and I'm hoping it hasn't come to that point.
 
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I sincerely apologise for my reaction. I felt it was a spam/troll, and things didn't look right. I'll back out of this thread. Best of luck.
 

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