Wednesday, July 23, 2008

It's been 10 years...

I've been debating how to start this post (sorry no photos). First off it's hard to believe, but it's been 10 years since Jeff has been to the dentist. I've been more recently, however I don't know that it mattered. Jeff had no real issues and was all to happy to chat it up with the Hygienist and our new Dentist. It is one of those lucky strong teeth genetic things he has inherited from his father (lucky him). I was not so lucky. I do not have cavities, but my silver fillings are starting to fail. I'm going to need 1 crown and 3 new fillings! Lucky me. I'm not very happy about it.
The kids have also gotten to visit the Dentist for their cleanings. Lucky Grant has inherited the Williams' teeth gene while Talmage seems to favor my teeth. Poor Talmage had 2 fillings done yesterday. He was such a trooper and did really well. At least there was no crying. He was sad when we left because he didn't have time to play the arcade game they had there. I think the pediatric Dentist is such a hit because they get prizes. After my appointment my kids all wanted to know if I got to play the video game and what prizes I got. I guess it's not so fun when we're adults. Maybe I can count my free tooth brush and floss as my prize, or maybe my new crown that I will be getting all too soon (it probably doesn't count because I'm paying for it). Being big is not so fun sometimes :).
One of the blessings of going to the dentist is that the kids are very excited about brushing their teeth twice a day and even love flossing. Hopefully it will last more than a few weeks!


nellsq said...

What...10 years, that's crazy! I'm scared to miss a cleaning.

luvmykids said...

Todd has a cavity too! He has to go back to the dentist this week. I don't think he will be as gracious as Talmage though. We will see. I have bad teeth too. Adam has great looking teeth. I can't believe Jeff hasn't been to the dentist in 10 years. Lucky him. I hate it!