I have to admit I have not been the best mother in regards to
’s dental care. I feel terrible saying I have relied during the past two years on her once a year screening by a dentist who comes to her school. With that being said I was more than a little nervous about Shelby ’s dentist appointment last week. Shelby
First I just knew, even though I go to an awesome dentist that they would look at me and think “what a terrible mother.”
just knew that they were going to give her shots and pull her teeth. Luckily neither or our over dramatic thoughts occurred. They were very understanding about Shelby not have dental insurance for the past two years. Shelby
I am also happy to report that
must have actually been doing something when I told her to go brush her teeth because the girl had zero cavities. Shelby
Shelby covering her mouth before the dentist came in the room.
I love the dentist that we go to because he talks to
on her level and also because he loves my new family. He has been JAG’s dentist for years and has told me on more than one occasion how awesome my in-laws are – I kind of already knew that, but I think it is wonderful to hear it from other people. Shelby
The only bad thing we heard while at his office was that braces are a definite issue we have to deal with in the next year.
of course is excited. She thinks braces are “really cute.” Let me tell you something she has absolutely know idea what it takes to put those suckers on your teeth and the pain that is felt moving your teeth around for two years. JAG and I are bracing (heehee) ourselves for the academy award winning drama that will take place during that time. Shelby
As her mother I knew by this awesome smile that
would be a metal mouth sooner or later. Shelby
After appointment, no cavities, sugar free sucker smile!
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On a side note: yes, I know my pics are blury. They were taken with my handy dandy cellphone. I still have not gotten over being shy about my camera.