Ok, not quite as dramatic as my tongue needing to extracted but the Dental CT Scan the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon sent me for, has revealed a bone fragment is jutting out from my jaw bone into my gum. So that explains the inflammation in that area and if I wasn't on so many pain … Continue reading Dental CT Scan Results ~ I haven’t escaped with a clear report card!!
I've just had my encounter with yet another new Specialist. This time it was an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, called in to review why my complicated tooth extraction late last year was still showing signs of an abscess and why the infected bone that was extracted at the same time as the tooth, was re-growing in an odd … Continue reading Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – A long formidable title but a lovely Dr
Living with an idiopathic autoimmune disease basically means I never quite know what's around the corner. Could be exciting if it wasn't so exhausting! Yesterday was one of those days! I had been feeling off colour for about 10 days and then started to spike a low grade fever with swollen glands. None of that … Continue reading Dentistry Disappointment
I have to go to the dentist next week and while my Dentist is lovely I really hate having to go. I'm not sure which is worse, the invasion in my mouth or whether the fact she always finds something catastrophically wrong with my teeth (thanks to the idiopathic nature of my disease) or the scary bill at the end … Continue reading Health Insurance….the joy of being on hold!