bad teeth

Yesterday, as I sat in a pediatric dentists’ waiting room, watching Baby-Ko play with toys that had inevitably been contaminated by swine flu and every other contagious disease, a weird thing happened: I felt bad for Britney Spears. Though this feeling was probably brought on by a lack of caffeine and the outdated tabloid magazines lining the walls, it was an odd thought that came over me. (BTW, Doctors: would it kill you to rotate in some US Weekly’s from the new millennium?I know Ben Affleck and J-Lo broke up. Please.) I remembered the gossip and stories that emerged when Brit started to go nutso and the accusations claiming ...Read More
We have been struggling a bit trying to get Baby-Ko to allow us to brush his teeth. A friend suggested I buy him a toothbrush with Elmo on it–  maybe that would make him more interested in sticking a foreign object in to his mouth.  Well sure enough, her trick worked and now my little man looooooooooves brushing his teeth.   Ironically, today at the dentist, the hygienist told me that if I don’t start brushing my teeth correctly, my gums would continue to recede. Apparently I’m in a “terrible recession.” (Um, aren’t we all???) She told me that I’m going to be very upset and that my receding gum line ...Read More