Going to the Dentist Isn’t as Painful as It Used to Be

Don’t let fear keep you away. You could lose your teeth.

Photo by Lesly Juarez on Unsplash

I’ve been putting off going to the dentist for years. Partly because of the cost, but mostly to avoid the pain.

Those shots really hurt — or at least they used to.

I finally went to the dentist yesterday, after years of avoidance. I had a tooth that had been…