The third wisdom tooth extraction
Mar08

The third wisdom tooth extraction

A couple of months ago, I started getting some sensitivity in my teeth. It was the classic waves of pain when I ate or drank anything cold. Probably just my age. I look after my teeth well and always have done. I brush them for the full two minutes with an electric toothbrush twice a day and floss every day. When I went to the dentist for a check-up a month ago, I mentioned the sensitivity. She advised I use a toothpaste for sensitive...

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Project 365 2015 Week 44
Oct31

Project 365 2015 Week 44

We were all desperately in need of half-term after a really full-on few weeks, adjusting to a life with three kids at three different schools. Sadly this week really didn’t live up to expectations and we spent far too much time feeling bored! It wasn’t helped by endless pictures on social media of friends on holiday – from Devon to Disneyland and Cornwall to the Caribbean. Here’s our week in pictures… Day...

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Recovery (wisdom tooth)
Nov14

Recovery (wisdom tooth)

The deed has been done. The tooth has been removed (plus a little bonus – more on that later) and I am at home recovering. It was only a few hours ago as I write this, I am still sedated, so if I don’t make much sense, blame that! Just as I was going to bed the night before I checked my letter and discovered a) I should be starving myself from midnight and b) it was a totally different hospital to the one I was expecting....

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Wisdom tooth
Nov12

Wisdom tooth

I’ve got to have my wisdom tooth out and, I’ll admit it, I’m a little bit scared. Because I never get ill (apart from my usual annoying afflictions) I genuinely don’t know how I’ll feel or how I’ll cope with the pain or feeling under the weather.I also feel a bit of a fraud because I know people who have really suffered with their wisdom teeth for a year or more before having them removed and,...

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