Dental Work

Hello, my name is Philbert and this is my backstory.
I am from Indonesia and now I have been living in the US for 3 years. I have 2 jobs with a minimum wage right now, working 50 hours a week to help me save up for college and pay for my own place to stay. I am working at both a local college cafeteria and a grocery store 7 days a week to make a living. I am a full-time employee for one of them and it helps me with my insurance. I tried to save up all the way I can by splitting 1 meal into 3 meals and not going out for fun very often. Although I don't have a car and transportation is an issue for me, I want to stay strong so I can make my mom proud in Indonesia. 

I went to the dentist and I am devastated by my screening and consultation's result. I was raised under the poverty level by my mom and I don't have the money to go to the dentist when I was in Indonesia. I also had a car hit and run accident back in middle school that I didn't take care of and now it takes a toll on my oral health. I am in need of 2 incisors implants because it broke by the accident and I have let it sit for years without professional help. I also need 2 root canal work to be done and 2 crowns on my front teeth because it has been bothering me for years. After the screening that I got from my insurance, the dentist told me that it needs to be taken care of as soon as possible because my tooth will fall out and it's inevitable! The damage is already deep inside the root and nerves from the X-ray's result and it cannot be saved at all.

The estimated cost for the overall treatment plan is close to twelve thousand dollars, but I have small savings that I plan to use for college because I have been out of high school for 2 years now. I'm also focusing on just the implants right now which is around nine thousand for both teeth. All kinds of help will be much appreciated, thank you very much and God Bless You!


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Philbert Tjahjono 
Kennesaw, GA
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