As some of you may know I’m in the process of getting dental implants. It’s been 6 months since my extractions (all remaining teeth), and it’s been tough. But let me just say, I know it could be so much harder! I’m on a dental implant support group on Facebook and some people have some real horror stories!
I opted to not have “temporaries” while I am healing, so I’ve spent the last 6 months toothless. It’s not pretty, but I wanted my gums free while healing. I have an appointment to check on the status and put in the abutments (or caps) on October 13. It’s been a long time coming!
When I first knew that I needed the implants, I started researching and boy was I surprised at how much they were going to cost! The highest quote I got was $47K and the lowest was $12K. At that point, I was really discouraged, BUT GOD.
I was able to get all the implant work done at the VA Hospital for free. In order to get free dental, you must have a service-connected disability at 100%. So, for me that means I am retired and getting disability from the military. I didn’t know that the VA would pay for implants, and I am so thankful they do. Otherwise, I would not be able to afford them! God is incredibly good!
Any other Implantees out there?
God is truly Awesome! I am glad that you are enjoying everything that He has provided for you during your retirement! May God continues to Guide and Support your endeavors!
Thank you so much Love!
So glad you were able to get the implants for free because that price sounds ridiculously high! Good luck with your appointment and you’re right it could be worse.
Thanks so much!