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Sliver of Popcorn Hull Makes My Dad Think His Tooth is Bad

I was trying to get my dad to go to the dentist. He had a toothache and he was afraid to go. He has not been to the dentist in many years. However, his fear of dentists has had him brush, floss and use fluoride rinses since he was a young child. He said he will do whatever it takes not to have to go to the dentist. I asked him some questions about his pain, and it sounded like more of a gum problem than a tooth problem. I finally convinced him to go to a dentist in Aurora as I am no expert.

Let me tell you how I got him to go. I asked him about the discomfort. Continue reading