So I had this good post about my root canal yesterday, but the internet said “no” so this is what you get.
Later: I found it! Originally this was titled “My brain is broken” because I was totally scatter-brained. And this was the content of the post:
Yesterday I had a root canal performed. I have curved roots on that tooth, so I had the privilage of going to a specialist. Meaning it cost more money. But it is nice to have it done. He took the pain out of my tooth, and he was not hard on the eyes either. Can I say that? I am married, but I think he is too. Any how, I am on my way to a happier mouth (read: healthier). In the next couple weeks I will get a crown on that tooth, then I can tell people that I have a “royal” mouth!
In seriousness though, it was not that bad. I had one done in Chile, and had no problems with it, though I think I must have blocked out some of the recovery experiences of it. This time I want to remember. It burns a LOT when the anesthisia wears off. It is a really odd feeling when half of your ear goes numb. This morning I felt what they were talking about with the whole “you will hurt for a while,” my jaw aches from being held open for an hour (half hour less than was expected!), it aches more on the left than the right, the proceedure was on the left side. My head and neck ache too. Other than that, I feel pretty good.