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Author Topic: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end  (Read 1928 times)

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Offline PeteNYNJ

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500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« on: October 25, 2007, 09:39:22 PM »
This is just a rant because I am in a pissy mood.

I have been so stressed lately that I have been grinding my teeth at night.  Well, turns out it is getting bad and I need a mouthguard for when I go to bed.  500 bucks out of pocket because the insurance wont cover it, of course. 

A mouthguard...like it isnt hard enough to get laid.

Maybe I will bedazzle "fuck me" on the front of it.

Pete

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2007, 09:57:53 PM »
I hear ya...  I just had my first root canal and crown.  Holy shit (even with insurance)!

Next year I am going to put a few hundred more on my health spending account just in case I have another dental issue.  If I don't then great because I just learned that you can put massages on HSA cards if your doc writes a prescription for them  :)

Jason (who's keeping his fingers crossed that he'll have $ left on his HSA card next year)

Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2007, 11:23:15 PM »
Like Rosanna Rosannadanna said "It's always something."

Listen, just throw on a jock strap and a football jersey, pop in the mouth guard and be a wide receiver in the bedroom... HUT! HUT! HUT! ;)

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2007, 06:14:46 AM »
You could always get yourself some  grillz!

But seriously, ever think of getting a few Indian Head Massages to loosen up your jaw area and release some tension? It would probably work out cheaper, kill more than one bird with one stone and be a lot more pleasant besides.

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2007, 06:25:02 AM »
Pete, it's better than grinding your teeth down. It's worth it. No..NO..Don't wear it during sex! 
It could get lodged in your throat. :D
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Mike

OMG! The Grillz! Hilarious!
« Last Edit: October 26, 2007, 06:26:56 AM by mjmel »

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2007, 11:22:13 AM »
500 dollars is a lot for a mouth guard....you might have shopped around and found one for 250...but it is still the best investment for your mouth.  I wear one and have been pretty much trouble free since starting to wear it
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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2007, 11:23:28 AM »
Grillz!!!  I love it.

I am sure I will choke on this thing in my sleep.  I have no luck lately.  

Indian Head Massages?   I will have to check that out.  I usually go for a massage every few months to this awesome spa here in NYC.  It is Tibetan based massage and the whole spa is so relaxing that when I leave I almost always get hit by a car because I am so relaxed.   You gotta be on your game in NYC, that is probably a big part of my stress.

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2007, 11:57:05 AM »
Hey Pete, I know that feeling. When I'm in Liverpool for clinic, I usually get a rub in the afternoon and I float to the airport for the trip back home. Nearly missed my flight a few times! One of the massage therapists does a mean IHM - it includes your shoulders too. Bliss. I could do with one right now!

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2007, 05:09:21 PM »
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Grillz!!!  I love it.

Then that's obviously the way to go..it will help make that smile even brighter. and you can have "Hi I'm Pete" on the top and "I'm yours" on the bottom..yep, I can see it all now... :D

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2007, 08:24:27 PM »
There's always dentures!  ;D
Let us cavort like the Greeks of old! You know the ones I mean.

Offline PeteNYNJ

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Re: 500 Dollars at the Dentist...ugh does it ever end
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2007, 09:22:00 PM »
I pick them up next week.  I hope there is a blowhole so I can breathe through this things....blowhole  he he

wait  I shouldnt invite the whale comparison although I lost 3 pounds last week...go me


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