While dental implants have been in use for a few decades now, there still hasn't been any large scale and conclusive testing to determine how lupus interacts with these dental prostheses. However, using what is known about lupus complications and treatments can help you and your dentist decide if implants will work for you. Watch out for these potential issues that could arise depending on the type and severity of your lupus.
Authorities estimate that nearly 200 million Americans are living without dental insurance today. Paying for cleanings and small cavities might be possible without insurance, but if you need serious dental work paying out-of-pocket can seem nearly impossible. If you need a dental implant, putting off the procedure could lead to bone loss or more serious dental problems in the future.
Here are two ways you can get an affordable dental implant if you don't have insurance.