Tuesday, October 23, 2007


Okay... I have officially had a root canal. My belly has been uneasy for hours, and my tooth has just started aching. That doesn't really make sense though, because it doesn't have nerves anymore. I wonder what is actually hurting me.

Next up - another root canal visit Monday and my crown on Thursday. I guess it's official. I'm all growed up now.


Blogger danielle said...

Oh, hon, that does not sound fun. :( Hope your teeth feel better soon.

October 23, 2007 9:58 PM  
Blogger jpb2525 said...

Hope all is well....I don't envy your visit to the dentist. I will be thinking about you.

October 24, 2007 2:11 AM  
Blogger Ameloblast said...

It's the tissues surrounding the tooth that are sensitive from inflammation that are sore. In some cases secondary infections can also contribute to post-op discomfort.

Anti-inflammatory painkillers should help, and everything usually goes back to normal in a week or two. You'll notice an increase in the sensitivity over the first couple of days.

October 24, 2007 5:51 AM  
Anonymous Mom said...

I wish I could be with you to make you homemade soup and kiss you on the head.
I hate it when you feel lousy and are do far away.

Love you, baby

October 24, 2007 6:04 AM  
Anonymous jill said...

Yuck! Feel better soon!

October 24, 2007 10:25 AM  
Anonymous jill said...

oh and one more thing... i miss you dearly! i've been traveling for work (love it though). we should try to get together this weekend. my aunt and her dog are staying w/us - maybe a trip to the dog park???? love you!

October 24, 2007 10:27 AM  
Blogger Missy B said...

Sorry Rissa. I completely feel your pain. I hope you are feeling better soon.

October 24, 2007 7:40 PM  

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