Mommy can't stop crying.
She took me to a fun place this afternoon with me-sized chairs and a rocking horse in the waiting room. She filled out tons of forms, and then we went back to a room with a funny chair and a TV in the ceiling!
She held me on her lap, and laid be back so a nice woman with a mask on could look in my mouth.
Then she told mommy "Severe Decay - he will need immediate treatment." I'm going to let her explain it.
:( :( So, Brady has ECC or early childhood carries. His four top front teeth are all showing significant signs of decay- the top right corner incisor is down to the pulp and we need to take super care and get it treated very soon or they may have to extract it.
I can't stop crying.
My poor little bubbah. They told me I have two options:
1. General Anesthesia at a hospital, 4 crowns. One of the teeth may not have enough to crown, and may need extraction anyway. This option is ~$4000.
2. No Anesthesia at the dentist's office. This would involve nitrous, me holding him down while he screams and squirms, them extracting a tooth, and "patching" the 3 others. This would be around $1000.
I don't know about anyone else, but I only see one option here.
I can't stop crying. :( Brady on the other hand, is just fine. :)