Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Open Wide

I have a cavity!

I know, no big deal right? Except that I've never had a filling. Ever. I'm 33 years old and except for the removal of my wisdom teeth, my smile has been unmarked and pristine.

I'm going to lie prostrate for a dentist tomorrow morning and get drilled for the very first time.

And then I will give the man money.

It's all very sordid.

This last summer I went through a bout of acid reflux which left my esophagus achy and petulant. I feel better now but I ascribe the hole in my very back molar to it. My Beta style choppers couldn't withstand the onslaught of VHS format stomach acid.

That being said, kids, don't do meth.

8 comments:

  1. Now that's just gross! At lunchtime, no less.

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  2. How hard did you have to Google to find such a healthy meth mouth? I've seen much more repellent pictures than this!

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  3. Not hard. I purposely skipped the really nasty ones. I mean, it's still early in the day!

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  4. Oh you poor wittle baby!! Do you need a nipple?

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  5. Jill, he's not gonna pluck my eyebrows...

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  6. One cavity in five years? I brush regularly and am addicted to flossing (I don't know if you remember that ... it's an obsession); I've had five root canals. I have no idea how many cavities. You are truly blessed with good teeth! How are your kids' teeth?

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  7. Kaelan also had his first filling, but his cavity was so shallow that he didn't need any numbing. Alec came out clean.

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  8. SJ/ The Simple Family12/14/2007 10:54 AM

    I was cavity queen as a kid. Then, as an adult, i went to a dentist who kept on ahem, making up cavities. Literally. The way she made it sound, I had the worst hygiene ever. I believed her until I went to other dentists, who said mine is great and haha, no cavities.

    But, I feel for you. They suck. I at least hope you're smarter than me and actually took the numbing medicine offered.

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