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Teeth are strange things!

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posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 05:35 PM
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Teeth - aren't they funny things?
I've lived as a hippy in a cave, and a tipi - why are they causing problems now?
Right in the back, where the wisdom tooth compacts.
Food gets stuck there and you better start to floss.

Well I have now started to floss. It helps a lot.

But still no answer on why now.
Except some people smoke for forty years, and all of a sudden they get emphysema or lung cancer.
Similarly you can have your teeth for decades, but suddenly they let you know something is wrong.

Well I paid over R1000 to the dentist to show me how to floss, and to give me a quote for veneers (R24 000).

But now I always got some floss - Oral-B (it must say "tape").


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posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 05:43 PM
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a reply to: halfoldman

May I suggest an Oral B electric toothbrush and especially a water pick. I had a crazy wisdom tooth abcess a few months ago, not fun.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 05:49 PM
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And flossing, let me tell you, at first it ain't easy.

You never reach that tooth and feel like vomiting.

It takes some practice.

You gotta go right in the back.

And then you gotta pull that "tape" backwards and forwards.

And then it comes out!
Often not even the gap you thought!

But when it comes out - oh what sweet relief.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:00 PM
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a reply to: halfoldman

oh yeah, I floss, waterpick, brush and gargle. Gave uPM cigars too, snif



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:10 PM
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How to use dental floss.




posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:19 PM
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a reply to: halfoldman

Not a good technique.

A floss (tape) ain't cheap.

If you're gonna pull out that amount twice a day ... you know what I mean.

Two middle finger zap signs for stability, and then a then a thumb/index finger pinch for finesse.

Well, when rotting food gets compacted there (which not only makes chewing immensely painful, but it begins to cause rot), you only got two choices: pull that healthy tooth or pull the rot out with dental floss.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:20 PM
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originally posted by: halfoldman
Teeth - aren't they funny things?



Why yes they are?





posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:41 PM
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Upwards of 6 billion bacteria live inside the average human mouth. (Kiss me, now?)


greatist.com...
Well you might take a look at the health conditions affected by teeth.

Why now?
We age everything is downhill not just teeth.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 06:43 PM
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Memories you never wished you had.
Second day in the army, just making buddies with this dude.

Next this corporal comes: "What are you doing?".

And he goes, nothing Sir.
And the corporal starts yelling: "Sir, do I look like a Sir?"

And he says: "Sorry ma'am, the light is too dark".

And next think that Corporal takes his rifle, and he hits that man across the back.
All I hear is "crack".

Apparently he needed major operations, and he could never use that arm again.
The Corporal was never charged.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 08:16 PM
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If you want my honest truth?
Teeth are like mushrooms, they move around.

Well I doubt they get up and re-arrange themselves.

But they do sway about a bit.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 08:26 PM
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Now one of those tricky questions.

Should everybody floss?

Look it made my gums bleed, and although people say that goes away with practice.

I'd say just brush, and leave the flossing for when you need it.

Maybe not a standard advice, but I'd say.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 08:28 PM
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Should you vacuum under the bed where nobody sees it?

Occasionally yes.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 08:54 PM
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But I got to a stage where you're gonna floss or teeth are being pulled.

Because an army that can't eat properly, ain't no army.

If you can't eat you're out.

And you need teeth to eat!



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 09:30 PM
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Taking a gap year has never been so appropriate.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 09:39 PM
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Yeah - flossing?
Getting the hang of it?

What came out there?

Two marijuana pips and some corn.
Some fish.



posted on Feb, 18 2019 @ 09:41 PM
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Flip, this is the new colonic irrigation!



posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 03:14 PM
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You should check out a documentary that's on Netflix, it's called, "Root Cause".
It really explains a lot about root canals and our teeth and the way that they can inform us, let us know, and be the sole cause of why alot of people have minor or major health issues or risks.
Definitely give it a watch.



posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 04:55 PM
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Teeth are indeed a very strange bunch of friends all standing there shoulder to shoulder trying to serve you most of your life. The weird thing is that they have a riscy job to perform and can get injured very easily.....and cause a terrible pain. Most part of our body has a fuction..is specially shaped in order to perform that function well. What I do not understand is why teeth are designed to give us this incredible pain when something goes wrong with them....





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