Thursday, January 08, 2009


Both my regular readers may remember that a few months ago, I was told I'd need to have a pair of wisdom teeth removed.

And those of you who read my internet-based textual tripe may also remember that I opted to undergo this bilateral removal under local anaesthetic, rather than while knocked out or sedated.

Well, today is the day that I clamber into the dentist's chair to have one of the hardest parts of my body sawn in two and ripped out of my face. Then go through it all again as the dentist looks to make a perfect matching set.

Nerves? Not yet. I'm trying not to think about it. But I'm preparing to be in a lot of pain afterwards, and to look like like I've gone a few rounds with Mike Tyson.


billythekid said...

I'm taking the other half in tomorrow for the same thing, she's having 6 wisdom teeth out(yes that's not a typo - freak that she is)

She's having it done under a general at ARI so no doubt that'll be fun n games for a wee while, she's been told to take a week off! Slacker! Apparently there's a chance of losing the feeling in your bottom half of your face with this. Glad mine aren't causing grief.

I'm sure your's won't hurt that much though *grin*

Good luck!

Groanin' Jock said...

Thank you for those kind(?) words Billy....

Jaggy said...

I think I'd opt for the general anaesthetic, for a week.

Having said that, the last time I had a tooth out it was completely painless and totally surprised me how easy it was.

You have to post pictures you know, it's compulsory under the Blogging about Dentistry Act 2009.