it’s like pulling teeth.

I had an appointment to get my teeth cleaned this morning. Imagine my surprise when after checking in and updating my paperwork the receptionist handed me a $10 gas card “to thank me for showing up for my appointment today.” Apparently people are so scared of going to the dentist, the office is offering incentives now.*

I was actually a little disappointed when my name got called to go back. I found watching people’s reactions to the receptionist with her cards way more exciting than the gas card itself.

_______

* That, or the local Speedway figured that $10 wouldn’t even begin to cover people’s gas purchases so handing out these cards is a good way to sucker them into pumping gas there. As scary as I think the dentist is, this scenario is most likely. It also makes it all the more gratifying to stop at Speedway and only spend $10.

One thought on “it’s like pulling teeth.”

  1. I went to the dentist today, too. No gas cards…but the dentist and the dental hygienist sang a long with the radio – and almost, but not quite harmonized – as they worked on my teeth.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.