Mixed feelings about A's dentist appointment today:
Relieved, that they listened to my opinion and were actually going to pull the FOUR teeth that needed to be out, instead of just the two.
Surprised, that they decided to go ahead and pull two more, and were actually concerned about her potential "jack-o-lantern" appearance.
If you're counting, that means SIX teeth.
Irritated, that the appointment took two hours longer than it needed to.
Annoyed, that they wouldn't let me stay in the room with her.
Ticked, that they "just to be safe" added a second drug to knock her out - you know, that TEASPOONFUL that costs $260 and happens to NOT be covered by insurance? Yeah, that's the one.
Concerned, how and what she's possibly going to eat the next few days, knowing that she won't touch applesauce, oatmeal, soup, yogurt... and most of the other things they recommended.
Happy, that it's over, and we will possibly have fewer orthodontic issues in the future.
Curious, as to how much the tooth fairy is going to pay up, considering she spent all her money on anesthesia this morning. I've heard that if you have to get teeth pulled, they're worth considerably more to the TF, isn't that right?
Thrilled, that the dreaded GRAY TOOTH is finally GONE (a metal fix from an accident in 2005), years before we thought it would be!