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Anonymous Denture Donation Saves St. John’s Woman’s Smile

July 17, 2020
by CBC

April Baldwin may not have any teeth at the moment, but she has more than enough reason to smile, after an anonymous donation covered the cost of dentures she badly needed but could barely afford.

The 37-year-old from St. John’s has spent the last four to five years in pain from gum disease that continually saw her back in the dentist’s chair and racking up bills, despite a lack of dental coverage for most of that time.

“My teeth would start separating and getting loose, very painful. I would get infections in my gums that were super painful, like it would actually take me right out,” she said.

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