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#231568 - 03/05/07 07:25 PM Working as a denturist in Belize?
55andfree Offline
Is there anyone out there in Belize that feels that a denturist (a professional that works directly with patients and fits and fabricates dentures) would be able to set up a practice in Belize and actually make a living?

What do people do now if they need a denture?

#231581 - 03/05/07 09:19 PM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: 55andfree]
dabunk Offline
There are several excellent dentists in Belize who make dentures. Not alot but several. And the pay is much lower than US costs.

#231586 - 03/05/07 10:17 PM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: 55andfree]
Short Offline
Originally Posted By: 55andfree
What do people do now if they need a denture?

We use small river stones that we glue on with the sap from the sapodilla tree (chicle).
Live and let live

#231589 - 03/05/07 10:30 PM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: Short]
travelqueen Offline
Short, you're waaaaaaay too young to need dentures. wink

#231621 - 03/06/07 03:08 AM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: travelqueen]
I guess they're expensive. I came across a SP resident sweeping the street searching for a lost false tooth. Went to borrow a metal detector (there was a metal pin in it). How'd it go, John?

#231623 - 03/06/07 03:53 AM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: ]
Inplub Offline
Peter, the metal detector did not work waiting for Marty to come home. Will try again.

I have been told BZ400.00 for a new one.


#231624 - 03/06/07 04:09 AM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: Inplub]
belizegial Offline
Inplub, I've know you form 44 years and didn't know you had a false tooth.


#231628 - 03/06/07 05:46 AM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: belizegial]
seashell Offline
He doesn't anymore, hee hee.
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#231648 - 03/06/07 07:08 PM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: travelqueen]
Short Offline
Thanks TQ, you made my day! No river stones for me.
Live and let live

#231667 - 03/06/07 10:22 PM Re: Working as a denturist in Belize? [Re: Short]
55andfree Offline
Do you have pictures of this? I would love to see the smile of stones!

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