ninjarat: (Default)
[personal profile] ninjarat
I wound up spending my afteroon at the Tufts Dental Clinic emergency room. I went based on Crash's recomendation. If you know who Crash is then you probably know the list in question; if you don't then you don't. I'd definitely go there again if I ever again need emegency dental care.

Lower right rear molar (#31) had been damaged close enough to the bifurcation that the tooth really couldn't be salvaged. Bacteria had gotten into the tooth and down into the jaw and was growing down there at the tips of the roots, thus the source of the pain. The tooth had to come out, so out it came -- though not so easily. One of the roots was curved such that it held onto my jaw stronger than the dental student could hold with his pliers. So, he bumped it up to his resident who used a simple trick that the student didn't think of: he drilled a hole in the side of the tooth and used one of the extraction lever tools to pull it out. It worked. Out! Out! damned spot!

Got me my penecillin and my Vicodin. Don't need the Vikes right now. It doesn't hurt much, just a dull bit of discomfiture. I took some Ibruprofin as the anasthetics were wearing off and I seem to be okay without the heavy (heavier) stuff.
From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Profile

ninjarat: (Default)
NinjaRat

April 2017

S M T W T F S
      1
234 5678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 22nd, 2017 06:46 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios