From: firstname.lastname@example.org(Steven B. Harris)
Subject: Re: #2:Fluoride, The Complete Script
Date: 13 Oct 1998 21:39:14 GMT
In <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org
(Emily Knapp) writes:
>Fluoride reaches all kids, preventing decay. Have you ever seen a
>child with an acute dental abscess? It's meant to be the second worst
>pain known to man.
You've got that right. I've had one dental abscess in my life, and
I was popping percocets like M&M's. Horrible. A dislocated knee I had
once compared roughly in intensity (for about 2 minutes) but didn't
come close for duration. With a dental abscess all you get to do is
lie on the bed with a cold cloth in your mouth, sweat, groan, wait for
your appointment the next morning, and wish you were dead.