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Dentist today

April 8th, 2009 at 06:06 pm

I had a dentist appointment today and that always makes for a LONG day. I get my work done at a dental school, so my appointments aren't like what most people would be used to. There are many reasons why I go there, but mostly because I do like what the school has to offer much more than a dentist out in the "real world".

To go to these appointments I have to leave work at 3 pm, drive to the T station, take the T into Boston for a 4:30 appointment, back to the T station, then a 45 minute drive home. I get home between 8:30 and 9:00 on nights I have to go. Tiring!!

Since I had to take the T, I had to spend some money today.
Parking: $5.75
T fares: $3.40 (paid for already on my Charlie Card)

So long day and pricy! I am working on crown #6 right now. It has been a long 9 years since the first tooth broke.

(Side note: Did I ever mention a former dentist of mine is in prison? Elaine Hatch Brown - tax evasion. BIG story because she and her husband were holed up in their "fortress" and the feds tricked them to get in.)

So that's the update for today. Oh, DH did tell me that the settlement money we are expecting ($1000) is supposedly in the mail. We'll see....

2 Responses to “Dentist today”

  1. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Ouch, I don't like dentist visits that include getting a crown. I have the feeling I may be needing another root canal here soon - not looking forward to it!

  2. dmontngrey Says:

    With all the work I've had done - it got old a long time ago! I don't even flinch at anything anymore. Sorry to hear you may need another root canal. Just remember - the actual root canal itself shouldn't hurt at all! Smile It's very routine and if you have pain, it wasn't done right.

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