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Wednesday, 3 March 2010

D-day (Dentist-day)

The day I have been dreading arrived!  Despite going to bed late last night I was awake at about 7.45 ,which for me is early because of course you know I’m a night owl!

However the tooth is gone, and without pain - eventually!  It took 3 loads of anaesthetic again.  I’m sure she didn't believe I could still feel the tooth after two lots, but when she jabbed into the supposedly numbed jaw for the third time and I felt it, she must have realised because I tensed up and squawked!   Anyway, that one did the trick and she managed to get the old roots out with a bit of a struggle but no pain at all for me!  In fact I was surprised when she said she'd done it and to rinse my mouth out!  I was expecting to feel…. no, I’m not going to tell you what I expected to feel!  However, I was still a little shaky afterwards, and she said she'd had to use the anaesthetic with the adrenalin for the last jab!  She tried some other kind for the first two because I had been so shaky afterwards last time – but it wasn’t as bad as last time.  That was awful!

Wouldn't you believe it though!  After driving back into town - the surgery has moved to an industrial park on the outskirts of town - I parked the car, started to walk the few hundred yards home,  and bumped into a male friend  I haven't seen for ages!   Of course he wanted to chat so I had to explain why my mouth looked like I'd had a stroke  and I couldn’t speak properly.  Anyway we had a long chat before he had to get back to work, but then I  got home and David phoned, so the explanation again and another conversation,  words getting stuck  and falling over the numb gum! 

The anaesthetic has worn off  now.  I can talk again but feel more than just a  tinge of discomfort!  My jaw aches terribly.  Where are the pain killers?

Talk again soon.

3 comments:

Jill B (jilleebee) said...

You are a very brave lady! I have a major fear of dentistry. Hope you feel better soon x

Mary said...

Ouch...!!!

Polly said...

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