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Broken molar, swollen gum area and what are my options for getting it treated without health insurance in CA?

I'm just taking Advil.

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istealcookies

Asked by istealcookies at 2:16 PM on Nov. 5, 2010 in Health

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  • go to the health dept. and see how much it cost for a dentist.
    canta1980

    Answer by canta1980 at 2:19 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • some states dont have a dentist at the health dep but the health department can give you info on volunteer dental services. Those places will ask for proof of income and such. Or try a dental college they do it for like half price. If a training dentist needs to perform the certain dental work that you need than you will qualify. They due this for grades to get licsensed and are monitered by a licsensed dentist. Other than that If its real bad and you cant get help you can find a dentist that will pull it for 100 to 200 dollars.
    mymestey

    Answer by mymestey at 2:26 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Most dentists will give you a small discount if it's an emergency service.
    MommaofH2

    Answer by MommaofH2 at 2:32 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • You have many options. Call 211 and tell them you would like ALL the numbers to No or Low income dentist. 211 is the United Way info line, they have tons of info like this!!
    goldilocks70

    Answer by goldilocks70 at 6:00 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Thank you so much!
    istealcookies

    Comment by istealcookies (original poster) at 1:20 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

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