I went to the dentist yesterday. Ever since I was a kid, I dread going to the dentist. I often think I would rather be giving birth than go to the dentist.....crazy! Does anyone else feel such uneasiness about dental appointments??
Anyway, I lived. I have a very gentle dentist. He very kindly says what needs to be done to fix my mouth. He doesn't make me feel guilty for not doing something sooner.....I have felt that way in a dentist office. In fact I clearly remember crying my eyes out on the way home because I felt my dentist was insisting on work needed which cost more money than we had in our checking AND savings at the time. Those were tough days.
I do need a root canal, gum surgery to build it up (never had that done before) and a crown. Yikes! I am sorely missing my dental insurance. But I remind myself of the trade off....a life without the intense, stressful job I was a slave to for too many years.
I am NOT looking forward to this but I do not want to live in pain, which would surely be in a not too distant future, if I ignore this. Breath in.....Breath out.......
Have a Great Day! (it's another bright sunny day in PA!)