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originally posted by: MauraDeCrapola
a reply to: Dimithae
Another good thing for a toothache is the Spilanthes plant. You can grow it yourself and have it on hand for when you
need it. It will numb the area and lessen the pain of a tooth ache.
a reply to: Golantrevize
I am all for a social net to help the poorest, but this is not fair.
Someone who contributes nothing to society gets his dentals covered 100% while I have to endure this hell because I am in the "middle class"
If you do not have a dental plan and cannot afford to pay your entire bill at once, ask your dentist about a payment plan. If you cannot afford care, even with a payment plan, contact the nearest:
*Social services agency to see if you qualify for government-funded dental care
*Dental school where senior dental students provide treatment at a reduced cost
Dental services may seem expensive. In Canada, we don't have to pay directly when we visit a doctor or hospital, so we may not realize the high cost of providing health services. Overhead costs are high for dentists. They have staff, equipment and other operating costs.
The good news is that you can avoid costly dental treatment by brushing, flossing and visiting your dentist regularly for a dental exams. Regular dental exams cost money, but they are less expensive than fixing serious dental problems that stem from neglect.
originally posted by: stirling
I have heard an old native trick was to swish gasoline around the tooth and it kills the nerve....?? don't really recommend it tho....
Oil of cloves is supposed to be effective...
Sell your skateboard and get them pulled maybe? or anything else of value...
Tough choice my friend...