Posts Tagged: teeth
As a grad student without dental insurance, Jess Stoner received “an almost-affordable root canal from student dentists” in a room full of twenty other uninsured patients.
Listening to the whimpers of pained strangers, I learned an incredibly important lesson I have never forgotten: We’re all fucked.
I can’t afford a $3,000 American tooth implant, but luckily, I’m spending this summer at my Somali aunt and uncle’s house in Yuma, Arizona—a town only ten miles away from Los Algodones, Mexico, where a new tooth costs $1,000.
If that doesn’t make you want to read the rest of Safy-Hallan Farah’s dental-tourism story, you might need your brain recalibrated....more