Skip to comments.Dentist shortage leads man to superglue own tooth (Oh the joys of socialized medicine)
Posted on 11/13/2006 11:10:29 AM PST by qam1
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I thought superglue wasn't very good in a moist environment.
Or perhaps he is being taxed so heavily to pay for "free health care" that he can't afford to pay for it himself. This is our future if Hillary gets her way.
Back home my Dentist thought I was nuts.
Clean and dry the joint surfaces well, use a proper amount, then coat the joint with olive oil to exclude air and to guarantee a full anaerobic cure, and the bond can last a year.
My dentist admired the job.
Couldn't recover it at the other end? ;-)
One of my tree workers had a tooth that was bothering him a couple weeks ago. He pulled it out himself with a pair of pliers. That's one Maine lumberjack I wouldn't like to have to mess with.
You get what YOU pay for. It is his own fault the did not want to spend about 100 dollars which I think is cheap. I have no sympathy for him. Good grief.
....maybe if I didn't have dental insurance....
I did retrieve the quarter that I swallowed when I was 8 years old - that was a lot of money to me at the time.
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