I had a dentist appointment this last week, and I warned the dentist that, having EDS, it would be hard to numb me and it was likely to wear off early. She believed me, and started me on the middle grade stuff. Sounds good, right? No. NO. It took ELEVEN shots to numb my face … Continue reading Oh, Dentistry, Why Are You SO Cruel
So, when I got my dental insurance for the first time since 2002, I got to go in and get my teeth checked. FOURTEEN YEARS of no dental care, just desperate brushing. At the time, they flagged a ridiculous number of problem areas but only focused on the badly cracked tooth and three large cavities … Continue reading How Many Cavities Did You Say?!?
This week we brought Tundra in to have his teeth cleaned. We did this with him in 2016 or so, but at his last check up the vets were concerned about his teeth again. So we saved up (it took a few months!), set up an appointment, and brought him in this last week. I … Continue reading Poor Tundra Got His Teeth Cleaned
I had my teeth worked on Wednesday, and it wasn't bad at all. I mean, they had to inject five times for one of them (FIVE TIMES), because it kept wearing off and I could feel it enough to try to levitate out of my seat, but that was the complicated one where the tooth … Continue reading Tooth Drilling Success?
I went to my Dentist's appointment with no small amount of dread. It was just a cleaning, but I was really worried! They had said it may take multiple cleanings. The hygienist showed me the inside of my teeth... they were brown! I was horrified, but she said she could get it off. 16 years … Continue reading Quick Update: Dental Success!
I'm very proud to say that I adulted so hard this week I scheduled a dental appointment. I know, right? I haven't had a dental appointment since I was 18 barring my wisdom teeth being pulled and a cavity being filled at a free clinic. I just never had any insurance to cover it and … Continue reading A Real Adult and Everything