Category Archives: Dentist / Mouth Issues

Antibiotics Before the Dentist?

You may remember that my daughter’s dentist and I had a pretty rocky road to travel on the way to our current state of mutual respect.  Now, we routinely exchange information and I honestly feel as if he has come to … Continue reading

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Picking Your Battles…

It has to be one of the most time honored traditions of parenthood – The advice to “Pick Your Battles.” This phrase was just words for me – with little background meaning or context – until the red ruby slippers. … Continue reading

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Why The Dentist Is Afraid of Me…

When your child has arthritis – most doctors’ appointments are more than routine. It’s usually more than a “regular check-up”. Often, they involve an extra trip to the lab for a blood draw, or a swing by for some x-rays. … Continue reading

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