Please Help Me Smile Again!!

Hello. My name is Brian. I’m 35 and a stagehand from Dayton, Ohio. I’ve had the same job since I was 18.  A single father to a handsome almost 10 year old. Like a lot of us I’ve come under difficult times in 2020.  In March I lost my job because of covid and we’re still without work as I type this in the middle of November. Unfortunately working in performing arts and entertainment there’s not a definite answer on when that work will return.

Which brings us to today. I went to the dentist last week to have them check an abscess tooth and to see if they could write me a prescription to get some antibiotics to get the swelling to go away. The news I received was yet another blow for 2020. They told me I needed all me teeth removed and to get dentures or implants due to periodontal disease and my teeth decaying from the inside out. If you knowme you know that teeth pain has always been an ongoing battle. Wether it’s cold or hot food and drink sensitivity to this abscess. I hate to smile in photos. I cover up my mouth when talking with people. I don’t know what else to do. I have money in my pension that will cover some of the costs but it’s not even 1/4 of what it’s going to cost me for the procedure I want done. The procedure I’m looking at hopefully getting is G4 By Golpa Precision Implants.  It’s a 24hr procedure that will have me eating and smiling normal again over the timeframe of a weekend!

Im not one to ask for help usually but I don’t know what else to do. I can’t take the pain both physically and mentally anymore and from the bottom of my heart I ask for your help! 

Thank you for taking your time to read a little about my story. 

Brian Shawhan


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Brian Shawhan 
Dayton, OH
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