When I was younger I went to a dentist that was very.....aggressive. It even says so right there in his advertisment...aggressive dentistry for kids. Yay! Not. I had every single one of my baby teeth pulled out because they just weren't falling out fast enough on their own. The whole being strapped down thing was great. Headgear for an over-bite? I had it. I was in partial-braces for years, colored bands and all, and then he tells my Mom he wants to put me in a full set...are you kidding me? I told him no way, so he took the partial braces off and fitted me for a retainer and told me that as long as I cared what my smile looked like I would have to wear that stupid retainer. Well, that lasted for about a year and then I lost track of that stupid retainer and have never had another dentist tell me I need a retainer.
To say I have been traumatized is an understatement. And it pisses me right off to think of that dentist taking advantage of my Mom like that who was just trying to do the right thing to ensure her girls had pretty smiles. After so many years I might be able to look back with some perspective and think it was just ME, but over the years every time I mention this guys name people roll their eyes, tell me stories they have heard. Every.single.time. So, it is NOT just me. He is a loser, who prys on people's emotions for the insurance money..I'm sure. I can't believe he is still in business, but he is. Boo! I tell everyone I can NOT to take their kids to him.
Anyway, a few posts back I mentioned that I have fell in love with Colgate Wisps(I forgot to pick some up on our last grocery trip..curses!). A confident smile is important. You don't want to walk around all day worrying about if you have something stuck in your teeth or coffee stains setting in or bad breath.
SSSsssoooo, I'm giving you a chance to win a package of Colgate Wisps! No, this is not the big giveaway that I have been hinting about..lol. But a mini-giveaway to tide y'all over.
Here is what you gotta do!
First, you have to follow my blog! If you do already, leave me a comment here telling me so. If you are a new reader, leave me a comment here to tell me so. That is one entry.
Second, tell me a dentist horror story of your own..either in comment here or on your own blog..comment here with a link back to your blog post. That is another possible entry.
Lastly, go and like my blog facebook page and then..you guest it..come back here and leave a comment. That's another entry.
Next friday, that's June 10, I'll pick a random number and send you a package of Wisps!!