Thursday, 2 June 2016

Getting My Pearls Whitened

I'm going to the dentist today. To give you an idea of how long this blog has been around the blog was going the last time I went, which was around 2 or 3 years ago. I actually went in January to make sure I was still registered as a patient. It turns out that they keep you on the register for four years and I was close to being kicked off of it. They're an NHS dentist and I think they might be the only one in town so it's a good job I got in on time.
Those waiting lists are brutal
The reason I haven't been before now is quite simple. I'm poor as fuck yo! This may not sound like much to an American, who has to pay a lot (vote socialism!) but a check up is £25 and I'm likely to need procedures that could cost up to £250. If I need one of those major procedures I'm going to have to put it on hold for even longer. I might not be able to afford something like that until the new year. I suppose it depends on how my new pricing scheme goes.
Colgate is best dentist
I hope the dentist is as nice as I remember him being. They're sending me to the same guy they used to before.

PS If you're wondering; Yes I have "British teeth". Some stereotypes are true!


  1. Damn, three years is a long time! I actually go to the dentist twice a year for checkups, but then that is fully covered by my health insurance. It may still be a wise investment to go to the dentist more frequently though, if they can catch problems early than it's much less of a hassle (and thus cheaper) to fix.

  2. I'll just leave this here...

  3. glad you are making it to the dentist, a good thing!

  4. I'm going to the dentist today to get bridgework done. It'll be a long afternoon.


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