Most of us would rather do just about anything besides sit in a dental chair for a drilling and filling. Except when it’s an emergency, accompanied by tooth pain.
Color me thankful.
A few days ago, I felt something sharp on one tooth. It turned out to be a cracked molar. A large portion of the tooth was missing. I have no idea how it happened, but it was gone. And it began to hurt. You know, that sharp sting of agony when a sore tooth has a sudden blast of cold air or water? Yep, that’s it.
Ain’t that a kick in the teeth?
American humorist Ogden Nash (1902-1971) apparently said:
Some tortures are physical.
And some are mental.
But the one that is both
I’m a believer.
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