Thursday, April 02, 2009

Should have been a dentist

We had all 3 kids at the dentist. Spencer was the only one to cry. And as we thought Taylor has a small cavity that needs to be dealt with. Thankfully they won't be using needles. Laughing gas it is. We also found out we don't need to worry about Spencer sucking is thumb till is between 2 and 3. Taylor on the other hand we need to get control over. So we bought the product they sell for stopping the thumb sucking. She said the stuff stays on for about a week instead of either washing or the kid sucking it off. Tonight will be the first day of testing. So far she hasn't tried to suck it. She told the dentist she is trying to stop but it is hard. It was so cute. And we found out her 6 year molars are coming. She also has a few loose teeth that she is anxiously waiting to lose. We've made her very aware that the tooth fairy does not bring a scooter for every tooth she loses. That was a special circumstance. I think she gets it. Other than a little crying from Spencie, which was mostly when the dentist took his thumb out of his mouth, it was a painless experience. Maybe the most painful part was seeing how much it costs us to have 3 cleanings, 3 exams, 2 flouride treatments, 1 set of x-rays, and one bottle of "miracle" thumb sucking stoppage. Amen for dental plans.


Tammy Williams said...

I'm sure it would still cost a lot with our dental plan down here. Glad to hear you are all under control. I really need to get my kids in to see the dentist.

Devin said...

Ain't that the truth...the title of that post is SO appropriate! :-) How funny.