(Closed) The punches just keep on coming. (Feel so bad for FI)

posted 7 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

I’m sorry you are struggling today. ((HUGS))

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Does he have any kind of dental insurance? Mine covered some of my orthodontia. And the rest, I financed with the orthodontist. I made low monthly payments.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Aw – that’s rough. At least you have each other to lean on and help each other. Stay strong and clever and love each other a lot, and I think things will work out somehow. 

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Relax, It is not a life and death emergency that he get the braces now.  It almost never is with braces. Yes, his TMJ will likely improve with the braces, but even that will take time as his teeth are shifted into new positions. It will not go away just because the braces are applied.

Let it go until after the wedding. You may even get some cheques as wedding gifts that you can jointly decide to put towards the braces.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I feel his pain. I have stress-induced TMJ and its HORRIBLE. I am sure he is in constant pain and that wears a person down so badly. I really feel for him. If there is any other little corners you can cut to save up the money (which I am sure you already are) then do it. Just have as much patience with him as you can (I know I get ridiculously cranky when I’m in pain) and help with any pain reducing stratagies he has.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@SweetRose2011: I would check with your medical plan in addition to your dental. TMJ treatment is sometimes covered there because it’s considered a medical problem. It might not cover, but it won’t hurt to check.

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