So maybe it’s just me, but I doubt it.
Business being business, and medicine being business, where did this deep cleaning in dentistry come from? Suddenly after like 46 years of owning teeth, they need to scrape my teeth all the way down to my tonsils? Give me a break, it’s an excuse to do the same old cleaning, the same old way, using lots of Novocaine and calling it “deep cleaning”. It’s a scam (unless my immigrant dentist is reading in which case I am TOTALLY OK with whatever you do with a stainless steel needle in your hands).
So tonight I taste my beer on one side of my mouth (because they are only allowed to do one half of the mouth at a time by the insurance companies – huh? What the? How does this reduce anyone’s cost?)
But I am still a thankful – albeit cranky dental patient – person.
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