I don’t floss. I know, isn’t that disgusting? Never have, never will. I don’t have any more cavities than a normal person and the majority of them are from childhood.
So I went to a new dentist a week ago on recommendation from a friend. She recommended him so highly, I figured I needed to check it out.
I’ve been to plenty of dentists, but this one is different. The office is gorgeous with views overlooking the city. They actually put me in a separate office room to fill out paperwork instead of filling it out on my lap on an old couch next to a bunch of People magazines. The office had its own computer for patients to use while waiting for their appointment. There are cookies and biscotti, juice, tea, and coffee in the waiting room. Cookies? Are you kidding me? I made a mental note to grab a few on my way out.
They don’t just do x-rays. They also take pictures of your mouth and teeth magnified by 100 times. After the x-rays and pictures, you go through everything with the doctor. Here’s the important part. You see exactly what he sees. So after all these years of dentists telling me I really should floss, I actually saw for my own eyes that I need to fucking floss! My gums were inflamed and impacted from crud. It was really disgusting. And embarrassing!
I have been flossing daily ever since I met with this dentist. Every single day. Mind you, the only times my teeth were flossed were twice a year when I went to the dentist.
Also, this dental office is super high tech. They send email reminders that you can confirm with one-click. They even texted me after my appointment to see if I wanted to sign up for their text alerts. Are you shitting me? I love it! If you need a dentist in San Francisco, let me know.