Thursday, February 28, 2008

Public service announcement

Certain bodily disorders get better on their own if you ignore them. Dental problems do not. They will only get bigger and uglier and more painful and more expensive. If you think you might have a dental problem, then you do have one, so just bite the bullet and go see the dentist right now. Yes, it'll cost a few hundred bucks, but after you leave it four months it'll cost a few thousand bucks.

Guess what I did this afternoon?

Better than I had feared, but worse than I had hoped. Hey ho. And I got an electric sonic (oooh) toothbrush out of the deal.

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Anonymous sis said...

Where is the guitar?

February 29, 2008 at 1:28:00 a.m. GMT+1  
Blogger zhoen said...

Cool toothbrush.

You are completely right. Dental neglect can be deadly.

February 29, 2008 at 4:45:00 a.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Lioness said...

I went to the dentist yesterday as well! I have absolutely rotten teeth, any little thing will make them hurt and give up the will to live. I actually love to go to the dentist, I know I am doing all that I possibly can to keep them in good shape(though good might be strecthing it...).

February 29, 2008 at 5:19:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Anonymous JoeInVegas said...

Perhaps buying (and using) the toothbrush in the first place might have been cheaper (and less painful). Right, ask the guy with all the crowns and fillings about that.

February 29, 2008 at 6:53:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Little Light said...

I too am in the midst of paying for years of neglect. Oh well, better now than later.

February 29, 2008 at 9:13:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Udge said...

"Just do it." Whatever the dentist would charge today is an order of magnitude smaller than what s/he would charge a year from now.

Sis: it's in its case, under my bed. Why do you ask?

March 1, 2008 at 10:35:00 a.m. GMT+1  
Anonymous sis said...

I played the title as a musical quiz: "This is a public service announcement - with guitar!"

March 1, 2008 at 4:51:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Udge said...

Sorry, failed that quiz miserably. Who, where, when what is it?

March 1, 2008 at 5:52:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Anonymous sis said...

It is from a song called "Know Your Rights" by The Clash on the album "Combat Rock". Your favourite online encyclopedia has a good entry for it. I'm very surprised that you don't know it.

March 1, 2008 at 8:52:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Pacian said...

Just tie one end of a piece of string to the tooth, the other to a door handle, problem solved.

March 3, 2008 at 9:28:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Udge said...

Ah, the high-tech approach.

March 3, 2008 at 10:58:00 p.m. GMT+1  
Blogger Lioness said...

(The comments are making me laugh. And having said it of course they'll stop now.)

(Pssst! Where art thou?)

March 4, 2008 at 9:17:00 a.m. GMT+1  

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