Lets Party

Updated on November 15, 2017

A Great Visit At The Dentist

Time to celebrate

I had a dreaded dentist appointment

My teeth feel good

After a nice deep cleaning

I don't know about anyone else

Dentists make me squeamish

I have always brushed my teeth

I have to learn to floss more

No cavities

After lots of self pep talks

I can do this

Here is a few tips I want to pass on

Tip #1 Try to limit the soda or tonic you drink

Soda or tonic might taste good

It is like battery acid for your teeth

Not good

Tip #2 If you chew sugar free gum

It helps prevent cavities

Tip # 3 Floss, floss, floss

Gum health prevents gum disease

We don't want that

Tip #4 Don't forget to brush your teeth after meals

Even after a snack

Tip #5 Keep an extra tooth brush and dental floss in your pocketbook or car

Use when needed

I could tell you more

But I don't think you would listen anyway

I am very happy

My own little paradise

My next check up in six months

It comes quick

I am shooting for no cavities

Two times in a row

I am feeling so good


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee That would be something to look forward too. A lot can happen in one year. My Thanksgiving was nice. My family is doing fine. Hope your day went well. Please give Sid a big hug and lots of kisses from Charlotte. Thank you so much for reading and caring.

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 7 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Well hope you and yours are having a Happy Thanksgiving. Perhaps if luck is with me and get back to the states next year I can once again enjoy this holiday. I have no friends here just me and my cat Sid. I would have really enjoyed a Swanson's Turkey Dinner but even that we don't have here. SIGH....

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee I wish we had a way to sit in a chair and had our teeth get washed and cleaned just like a car wash. No guess work. Every spot covered. Then we wouldn't get very few if any fillings. At anytime we would catch any problem before it even starts. Why do we have to wait six months when the damage is already done. Dentists would be able to make sure everyone had beautiful teeth. Taking care of our teeth can be very expensive. You keep trying to make it work and things will keep changing for the better. Thank you for sharing and caring. Wishing you all the best. Maybe you can have an old fashioned Thanksgiving dinner and share it with friends. I know they don't celebrate it but they could just see what it was like and enjoy it just the same.

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 7 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Well good for you. My teeth need lots of help but right now I am still not budging. Most likely before the holidays so I can just get by. I have always wished that people had the kind of teeth where one goes bad, then falls out and a new one grows in place. But then what would all the dentists do?

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      Quartzx Punctuation can be very tricky when you are talking about things that happened and then you are viewing it from the present with your current emotions. I appreciate any pointers and tips. My thoughts come to me in blocks of ideas. I try to make it flow as easy as possible. Sometimes I write the way I see and feel and it is not always perfect. Our imperfections in life shows that we are human and make mistakes. You might be able to see past the grammar and find the buried treasure hidden deep under the sand where no one has ever gone before. Thank you for reading and sharing. Make today a day filled with happiness and forgiveness.

    • profile image

      QuartzX 7 months ago

      You need a little work on your grammar/punctuation/tenses, but overall, good work!

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      Billybuc There were years I remember going to the dentist and getting fillings without any novocaine. Times were different and I tightly gripped the arms on the chair as tears rolled down my eyes. Now with a little prick of a flavored needle you are numb and before you know it all is done. Thank you for reading and sharing.

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      Manatita44 Our teeth are so important. Bad teeth and gums can affect our whole body health. Thank you for reading and sharing.

    • billybuc profile image

      Bill Holland 7 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Congrats! I hate the dentist. Hate is a strong word, but accurate in this case. :)

    • manatita44 profile image

      manatita44 7 months ago from london


      I have special ones that do the insides as well. Have a great day.

    • DREAM ON profile image

      DREAM ON 7 months ago

      manatita44 How did you make out ? I think it was cool we were both at the dentist about the same time. A very effective tooth brush is the Phillips Sonic Care electric toothbrush. It cleans and works on your gums better than an ordinary soft toothbrush. Thank you for reading and sharing.

    • manatita44 profile image

      manatita44 7 months ago from london

      Chuckle. I went today and was in advance by a week!! talk about being keen!

      Your tips are invaluable and I do use them. The Corsodyl can also stain the teeth, but yes, the hygienist is worth it. They charge £56.oo where I am, about $70.00. Informative post.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, letterpile.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://letterpile.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)