First the rant. So on Tuesday we went for our six month check up at the dentist. Have been going there for nearly 20 years, so they are used to me. I hate having x-rays they make me gag, anyhow she used a different holder thing and for once I didn't gag.
I love the girl that cleans my teeth, granted it takes twice as long for her to clean my teeth, but that's because we keep chit chatting. Anyhow after she is finished and the dentist comes in to have a look. Now the last couple of times I have had to have fillings replaced. He reckons they are old, and are worn and need replaced. I have said the last couple of times to dh, I swear he's just trying to make more money. So fast forward to Tuesday and he says, oh you may have a cavity........I say where? He prods the offending tooth and I say, I have never had a problem in that area. He says, oh, well maybe it's just the way the x-ray picture took. I say again I don't have toothache or a problem. I ask him how old the filling is and he says its 7 years old, so I ask how long do fillings last, he says they can go after six months and last up to 40 years.
He then says, well make sure you come back if you have a problem. So I say, listen have you ever known me miss an appointment??? I go regularly every six months. I honestly think he is trying to make money by replacing old fillings. I am not a happy camper, plus now I have toothache, and not where he said the iffy tooth was!!!