Some of you know that I recently acted like a big girl - made a dental appointment at a new clinic with a wonderful woman dentist and amazing staff. As always when I visit the dentist . . . mayhem reigns for about two weeks after - If you know the song - sing my blog!
Laying awake recently with a throbbing tooth ache, this blog came to me, that in itself is very funny to me. Maybe I had taken one too many ibuprofens back to back . . .
So - in honor of the holiday season . . . turn up the tune to "On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me . . ." and read or sing along:
On the first trip to the dentist the hygienist gave to me - a bright shiny new toothbrush!
Also on the first trip the dentist gave to me - Two tubes of toothpaste - and a bright shiny new toothbrush!
Before I left that day I was happy to receive - 3 hours of "nitrous" - two tubes of toothpaste and a bright shiny new toothbrush!
Now can't forget the 4th thing - a cleaning was to be done - 3 hours of "nitrous" - two tubes of toothpaste and a bright shiny new toothbrush.
And one more thing on the first trip - 5 x - er - rays - fourth was a cleaning - 3 hours of "gas" - 2 tubes of tooth paste and a bright shiney new toothbrush.
Went home and got a toothache, developed lots of pain - 6 advil hourly, 5 x - er - rays, 4th was the cleaning, 3 hours of "gas" please - 2 tubes of toothpaste and a bright shiny new toothbrush.
On the 7th day post dentist I was headed back - 6 advil hourly, 5 x-er-rays, don't need another cleaning, 3 hours of "gas" please, 2 tubes of toothpaste and a very pretty temporary crown.
Sadly, still had more pain, my tooth was hurting bad - 8 phone calls to dentist - 7 trips to see her - 6 advil hourly - 5 x-er-rays, still don't need a cleaning, love to have the "gas" please - two ice cold teeth tests - and one very very angry aching tooth!
On the 9th day post my dentist - still fighting through the pain - 9 prayers for healing - 8 phone calls to dentist - 7 trips to see her - 6 advil hourly - more x-er-rays - 4 days leaving early - 3 times impressions - 2 crying moments - and still one very very angry tooth!
Well 10 days is my limit - of messing with the pain - 9 more prayers for healing - 8 bottles of advil - 7 crying moments - 6 advil hourly - now a 3D x-ray - 4 days leaving early - 3 tanks of gas - 2 supportive sisters - and 1 very very angry aching tooth!
11 weeks til Christmas - what am I gonna do - 10 days was my limit - 9 phone calls later - 8 days Clindamycin - 7 sleepless hours - 6 advil hourly - NO CHARGE FOR 3-D - 4 times calling mom - 3 times telling husband - 2 supportive kids - and a root canal is scheduled very soon!
12 hours til I go there - can't wait now for some relief - 11 weeks til Christmas - 10 minutes brushing - 9 minutes flossing - 8 dollars worth of mouth wash - 7 sleepless hours - 6 advil hourly - thank God no more x-rays - 4 times calling mom - husband tired of whining - 2 hours post root canal - and I have a very very happy tooth!!
Haha - - - Blessings still in finding a great dentist and clinic full of kind and caring people. I may have exagerated a few parts - but still a lot of truth in "my version".
Now about that tooth implant . . . maybe next year!