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Frank's denture deposit

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My name is Frank. I am 32 years old and I live in South Africa. For years I have been hesitant to break out in an ear-to-ear grin despite my vibrant personality that lends itself to smiles and laughter.

As a younger person, I did all I could to look after my teeth. Despite this effort, they continued to get worse. When your teeth are soft enough to just break at anything - even the softest of foods - then you know you are only fighting a losing battle.

Naturally, I am not looking for exotic treatments, such as implants, crowns, veneers etc. My solution will be simple - extraction and dentures. 

Having consulted a dentist, it would seem the cheapest to extract my remaining 17 teeth (which are all exposed to the root). The dentures themselves will apparently cost a minimum of R 4000. Add to this the cost of just having someone look into my mouth, plus sedation etc, and we are looking at something in the region of R7000!

I have been looking for a job for over 3 years now and believe that the main contributor is my teeth, after all, it's something that people notice first.

The funds raised will go towards:

  • Extraction of the remaining 17 Teeth
  • Anaesthetist
  • Any in-hospital costs
  • Denture mould
  • Dentist
  • Denture cleaning material
  • Medication for after the procedure

I am relying on generosity in order to have a mouth that will look decent. Nothing extravagant - just dentures and the chance to smile freely without anyone judging me based on my teeth.


Donations to date

R 0.00

Fundraising target

R 7 000.00

Frank Stevens Dental Cause

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Frank Stevens is a 32-year-old who would like to break out in an ear-to-ear grin again. He is raising funds to pay for the extraction of teeth and his dentures. Frank is unable to cover the costs himself, as he is unemployed. He hopes he will be considered for more opportunities once his smile is sorted.