Uh oh, Better Make That Appointment!

You better believe that the minute I read this New York Times piece, “Preschoolers in Surgery for a Mouthful of Cavities”, I ran to the phone and made that overdue dentist appointment for Diego. I also brushed his teeth myself this morning (although he does it twice on his own everyday) and I will let Santi stand on that bathroom stool he loves, climb up to the counter and brush away. I hope Diego has made it to five without any cavities, his last visit (shown in the above picture) was a year ago and I blame our move, my pregnancy, and having baby Santi for the missed appointment six months ago. I’m not going to be to hard on myself but the thought of a small child having to be treated for 12 cavities…they only have 20 teeth!!! [Read more…]