number of children I've had since my last trip to the dentist
number of dental insurance policies that we own.
x-rays I should have refused to get
jab in the gums
questions asked while someone's hands were in my mouth.
times I clenched my fists in pain.
near anurysm that I had when we forked over the $214 for the bill.
pairs of shoes that I COULD have bought for $214.
hours spent doing something terribly UN-fun
container of dental floss
fun toys, plastic rings, or suckers. because being a grown-up STINKS.
Just in case you ever wondered what a $214 tooth cleaning looks like:
At least the toothbrush was pink. That's something.