So, I got my tooth pulled today. I was a total basket case this morning. I think Valium or wine might have helped, but I was a nervous wreck. Anyway, the Novacain and the gas did the job and the tooth came out in one piece (they had expected since it was split in two that it would take two separate pulls). The numbness has worn off and there is no aching and no pain or discomfort.
This dentist is the very best – he, and his dental assistant, are the kindest and gentlest and most compassionate and patient people in their field. I’m an absolutely big baby when it comes to my mouth. But at least it is done – and there is no pain.
Today I’m thankful for professionals who truly care about people (not everybody does) and who don’t mind being kind and patient.