Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Here We Go Again

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Feeling a bit on edge tonight… Just broke another tooth a couple of hours ago. (No, not on toast this time; but equally unexpected.) Another ten hours to go until I can phone the dentist’s. Hopefully I’ll sleep through at least some of them! I’m not in pain (think it must be another root-filled tooth) but the edges on what’s left of the tooth feel as sharp as this tulip looks. (Wondering if it’s possible to put a sticking-plaster on one’s tongue??)

7 comments:

  1. I had this happen once. The sharp edges of the broken tooth sliced through my lower lip, bleeding ensued. Seems our local E.R. Does not have an on call dentist. I am glad you are at least not in pain. Guess the fillings are getting really old? The tulip is fantastic, I have never seen one like it!!! Gorgeous!!! Be careful chewing, better yet eat baby food type stuff till you see the dentist.

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  2. oh no not another one! hope you are sleeping by now and can get in really quickly. maybe a plaster on the tip of the tooth, or glue? as in the kind that gets hard? beautiful flower.

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  3. Oh, I'm so sorry... Been there done that... I just got partials filling in some missing teeth I had. Same problem..Old root canals that the tooth broke away from. Glad you're not in paid..but the old tongue sure can's stay away from a broken tooth or sharp edge. Hopefully you'll get it taken care of soon.

    I think the tulip you posted is better than the one in your mouth..haha.

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  4. HaHa! I meant to say "Glad you are not in pain...not paid! That will go to the dentist.

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  5. Hope you slept ok, Monica!
    By the time I am typing this, I guess you have already made an appointment with your dentist and your broken tooth will soon be sorted out.

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  6. UPDATE: Thanks all. I slept like a baby, i.e. biting on the corner of a handkerchief (to protect my tounge from my tooth) and waking up frequently... A dental nurse managed to glue the broken-off crown back on temporarily this morning and I've got a proper appointment with the dentist tomorrow at noon. Until then I'm still on baby food (no chewing) but at least my tongue is safe from the sharp edges.

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  7. So sorry to hear about your broken tooth...at least you're not in pain.
    Hope it gets fixed soon, and that you'll be able to eat regular food again.

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