A dental solution to smile about

Hello all you lovely people out there! I guess this isn't really something I ever considered, but a few people told me to give it a chance. My name is Donna, I'm a 24 year old a bit socially awkward ginger who loves otters and snow (too much information? Lol) This is me asking for help. Because all people need a little help sometimes and for me this is an issue that's really consumed a lot of my own self confidence. I was born premature and as a result I had very weakened enamel on my teeth. Combined with genetic issues it has given me more than a lifetime of issues. I have tried my best to save aside money and take of little things when I can, but the reality is that I'm constantly living in pain and ashamed to smile or laugh around the people I love and cherish most. They say one of the first things people notice about you is your smile. But what do you do when you feel like you can't smile? When you feel ashamed or embarrassed.

I have spent thousands in dental bills, put my self in debt for dental work that ended up falling apart because I could never afford the second half of the procedure. Dental insurance is very limited and I end up using my cap out within a few procedures. I had my mouth completely examined and was given a quote of nearly $8,000 just to get my dental health in order. I also have a genetic disorder in which my front lateral incisors never formed. At this point I would just be happy to be out of pain from broken teeth. Some of my teeth are already beyond saving and I will lose them. I'm only 24.

May any kindness be paid forward. ❤

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  • Carlos Nicolescu 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $450 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $536 
    • 38 mos
  • Ann Hoy 
    • $10 
    • 38 mos
  • Jon Kunsch 
    • $25 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer

Donna Christensen 
Organizer
Springfield, MO
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