I haven’t been doing my daily blogging, taking a break through to the new year probably, but today I have an entry. About a month ago, I had a tooth that was sensitive. Actually, two were hurting, one right above each other. It was hard to know which was sore and which was only radiating / referring. I thought at first, hoped at first, it was just a standard sensitivity problem and a day or two later it would be fine. Extra brushing, extra flossing, it would be all good.
Nope, it got painful over about 4 more days until it was almost impossible to eat some nights.… Read the rest
In some of my postings about goals, I’ve mentioned that I needed a new dentist, etc. I did that last year, and the main reason for searching is a bit convoluted. Lots of causes that had previous causes, almost “root” causes, without intending a dental pun. If you want to get to the funny part, just skip down to the BIG DAY heading below, the rest is more about how I got there.
First and foremost, I hated the hygienists at the old dentist. The dentist has a good business model that works for her where she hires new hygienists, gives them experience but doesn’t pay very well, and after a year or two, they move on to somewhere where they can get paid better.… Read the rest