I went away for a very long time to another country where medical care is somewhat scarce. I was there as a volunteer and found myself not wanting to leave for about 15 years. I loved my time there, but as I grew older, I needed to go back home to where I would have better access to medical care as I aged. This is how I came to get dental implants in Singapore last year. In all the time that I had been away, I had not been getting any dental care done due to being dentists being so rare in remote jungle locations. I had a lot of work to be done when I got home again.
Most people in the jungle area where I volunteered for so long do not have the money to see a dentist. Most rarely see a doctor in general during their lifetime. The life expectancy rate there is not high. Continue reading