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Sierra's SMILE!

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The average adult should have 32 teeth. Because many adults have had their “wisdom” teeth removed, they may have only 28 teeth if no other teeth have been lost.

There is some people that don’t develop all of their permanent teeth. They may be born with a condition that causes them to have fewer adult teeth.

Oligodontia is a rare genetic disorder which represents the congenital absence of more than 6 teeth in primary, permanent or both dentitions.

My name is Sierra Covert and I I have Oligodontia. I have far more than only 6 missing, and have a mouth full of primary AKA "baby teeth". I have a decreased occlusal vertical dimension, a deficient lower third of face height, a collapsed jaw. I am 24 years old, and I’ve never genuinely smiled.


My baby teeth are worn down, some of them to nearly nothing. Sometimes I lose them, but there's no tooth to replace it like you'd see happen with an average kiddo. Some of my teeth are so tiny, they are of no use. Some of my teeth are translucent, you can see the nerves inside and I can't pass any cold food or drinks over them.

Starting at about 13 years of age I got a partial denture with a few false teeth on it to replace a few teeth I had lost that were upfront, on top and need to chew with.

Recently, a front false tooth on my partial denture broke off, as well as several bottom baby teeth that started to crumble away significantly faster than their usual rate. I can't hide anymore, and I need some help.

Now, I do bust my rear end for my family (I'm a busy Military Wife with two beautiful children) but I'll tell you right now that at $2100-$5,000 per dental implant, the costs for a bone graft, sinus lift, jaw correction surgeries among various other costs...there's no way I can get myself the teeth I need.

I've kept this as private as possible, as you could likely imagine it's pretty humiliating. I am a tough chick though, and in order to make this possible I have to let the world know...I want to SMILE.



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My visit with Dr. Dbouk today went so well I got the honors to contribute to history in the development of NEW dental technology with developers all the way from Denmark. Today was life changing and I have a surprise In 2-3 weeks. I will not spill any further details until then! Much love and appreciation to my supporters. STAY TUNED!
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I know everyone’s been waiting on an update from my appointment today, meeting with a Worldwide Master Implantologist. It went well. Dr. Dbouk offered to do a full restoration that will take 2-3 years......IF.....

I can cover the multi thousands of dollars of medical equipment and lab costs, yes, he’s offered to fully reconstruct me.

A lot of surgeries are needed...corrective jaw/ orthognathic surgery, bone grafting and sinus lift augmentation surgery, and lots of implant work among a longer list of surgeries and procedures but there’s a few examples.

He took extensive photos, X-rays, and impressions and will be making a full plan over the next 2 weeks with upfront costs. I see him again in 2 weeks as well and that’s when we will know more.

Thank you all for supporting me the way you have. Revealing it all for the world to see(and asking for help) in the very beginning wasn’t as hard as it could have been because of you and it’s getting easier every day because of you.

https://www.gofundme.com/SierrasSmile
First visit with Dr. Dbouk! 09/20/2017
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Campaign update: Dr. Dbouk, the Master Implantologist in Seattle who was interested in meeting me and helping me...is reviewing my X-rays sometime over the next week. Cross your fingers he continues to find his interest even heavier when he sees the proof, right there. This could be huge for me. A spark of interest is the farthest I've gone in 24 years!

THANK YOU for being so supportive! Letting my walls down and showing the world see my biggest insecurity wouldn't be so empowering without the love and support I have received.
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On the 20th I am meeting with a worldwide Master Implantologist who would like to meet me because of how truly rare my condition is! I am so anxious! Keep your fingers crossed for me. Thank you to all my supporters who are helping me reach my goal to smile.
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