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Kathi's Great Ideas: Dental Revenge
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I'll admit it. I'm a wuss about going to the dentist, even for routine stuff like teeth-cleaning. I am the kind of patient who needs the gas turned way up and has to rinse every five seconds. I go to a dentist who is known for being "good" with people like me, but still. All the rest of you dental wussies know what I mean.

Today, after an hour experiencing a highly-skilled operative in Attack Mode while anaesthetic gel dripped down the back of my throat, I started wondering if there might ever be a way to accomplish the same hygienic goals without submitting to ritual torture. I mean, they have self-cleaning ovens...

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