Tag: teeth

Wordless Wednesday: Dental Drama

afraid of the dentist

Dental Drama and PT Pain

The past few days have been somewhat miserable for me. Anyone who’s read my blog for a while knows that I’ve had a ridiculous about of dental work and other tooth woes: crowns, root canals, periodontal work, the Cerec fiasco, etc. Last week I went to a new dentist, who informed me that two recent […]

Health Life

Bad Taste in my Mouth

We have been having a persistent ANT problem since we moved to Atlanta. Ants on the walls, ants in the toilet bowl, ants in our beds, ants on the windows. Our landlord has been working with the condo association to schedule a pest control company to come in, but it hasn’t happened yet. We’ve been […]

How my Tuesday actually went…

1. Readied my self for work (including a remarkably good flat iron job on my hair) and packed the car 2. Dropped off Rosie and drove safely to work in the snow 3. Nervously made it through 6.5 hours of work. Got an email from Emory, telling me that they were going to interview one […]


DON’T LET YOUR DENTIST FOOL YOU!!!! As many of my blog readers know, I’ve had some pretty terrible experiences with my teeth. From my early years, I dreaded visiting the otherwise lovely Dr. Edvalson from church because I knew the visit would end up in bad news, pain, and unhappy parents who couldn’t afford the […]

Random thoughts on my last afternoon of freedom…

Yesterday I started my orientation with UofM Medical Center. Yesterday was a full day of patient safety, corporate culture, medication error reporting, HIPAA and JCAHO regulations, customer service videos, and all the other junk you’re required to review upon hire at a hospital. This morning was a little better…ID badges, benefits, retirement, and parking. They […]


One caramel Nips candy that I broke my tooth on: about 3 centsRoot canal and gold crown to repair molar #16: $965Knowing that I’m supporting the career of a local dentist? Priceless. Barf! Even with dental insurance, I will have to pay almost $1000 for one tooth. And that doesn’t include the 4 other crowns […]