My name is Paul Wiles and I will be turning 40 in January of 2020. I live in Western Maryland, with my best friend and fiance and her(our) 3 children. I have two sons, one from each wife who I am now divorced from. I am currently working as a delivery driver for myself because it has been very hard finding good work and getting hired…. And I know the reason…
My teeth are horrible. When I was younger everyone always complimented on my teeth and my smile. Today I never smile. I barely talk unless I have to because of how I feel about myself. I have been three so many instances where I had to go to the ER to get antibiotics to stop the pain and swelling of bad teeth and gums. The infection has been so bad at times that I’ve felt it in my neck and all the way up my cheek to my nose and then forehead. Today my teeth are so bad that I don’t even remember the last horrible time that I was in pain. I think my teeth are dead…well most of them. I’m scared that previous infections or a future one out of nowhere may end up killing me. It happens. Its real. I have lost any and all confidence in my self and in life. I don’t kiss because of it…. And how can you love without kissing?? I want too… But I’m afraid I guess. I have been turned down for several great jobs. I use to be in customer service and management and now that’s not even a possibility.
I can put blame on my life in many instances from not having parents around at a young age, to the years I got into bad things with the wrong people. Several immediate family members had teeth issues because of genetics. I honestly think I have a little of it all. I blame only myself though. I wish I could turn back time… I wish I could smile and be happy again. To land a great job and to not be scared that I might possibly die because of it.
Im not going to get my hopes up that somehow someway I one day will be able to smile and be happy again and confident. All I ask is that if you can … Please help even if it’s spare change. Please help me before I get sick or worse.
I only have minimum state insurance and it covers nothing and extractions still cost more than i can afford. My teeth are so bad simple extractions won’t work. It will cost me at minimum for the cheapest dentures over $2000. Even those would be better than nothing but eventually im told the bones in my jaw will make my face slump among other things. I’m just so scared and don’t know what to do.
I appreciate everyone’s time and I thank God that im alive… But not alive how I use to be or should be…. And that’s all I want and NEED not only for me… But for my family and children.
Thank you all again and God Bless.