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Joseph needs some false teeth!

As you probably know, I got two of my upper teeth removed on November 26, 2019 … and I’m thinking about getting false teeth for my upper teeth in the future.  I’m thinking about getting either getting flexible partial dentures or dental implants.  I don’t want my mouth to be full of metal, if you know what I mean.  I may have a new smile in both the new year and the new decade.  Wish me luck!

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Joseph Recovers From His Oral Surgery

On November 26, 2019, I got two of my upper teeth removed at the oral surgeon’s office in Peters Township, which is in Washington County.  The procedure went very well.  I slept through the surgery.  They put tubes in my nose … and the oxygen went through the tubes.  I also got an IV unit placed inside of my right arm.  They also put certain things on my chest so they could monitor my breathing and my vital signs during my oral surgery.  I fell asleep after my put those things on me and in me.  It took me a while to wake up after the surgery was over.  I don’t even remember leaving the building that the oral surgeon’s office is housed in.  I had some help getting out of that office, though.  I woke up inside of the car after I left the oral surgeon’s office.

After I left the oral surgeon’s office late that morning, I went home and I spent the rest of the day recovering in our two bedrooms.  I started recovering in my bedroom … and, then, about two hours later, I went into another bedroom, where the TV was.  I was able to watch CNN for hours while I was recovering in one of our two bedrooms.  At around 7:00 that evening, I went back into my bedroom … and I stayed in there for the next nine hours or so.  I was back on my feet again the next morning … and, over the next few days, I would start eating more solid foods after taking in mostly liquids just hours after I had my surgery.  I would just eat mainly soft foods at first … and then, I would start eating hard foods again whenever I was able to do so.  I wanted to ease back into them again.  Now, as of today, I’m eating all kinds of foods again.

Of course, I may need false teeth for my upper teeth as early as next year … and I will talk about it in a blog post later this month.

Enjoy your day!

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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For December 2019

The month of December is already here.  That means 2019 is almost over … and, in a few weeks, it will be 2020.  I will be giving my features a break this month, but I will bring them back in both the new year and the new decade.  Today, I will tell you about the blog posts that I’ll be writing down in December.

One blog post will be entitled “I still have my Nike Air jacket one year later!”  I will talk about my black and white Nike Air jacket … and I will tell you why I still like it one year later.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “I am still stylish in my Christmas sweater one year later!”  I will talk about my red Boston Terrier sweater, which I have owned for almost one year now.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “Joseph needs some false teeth!”  This past Tuesday, I got two of my upper teeth removed … and I may need some false teeth in the future.  They would go on my upper teeth.  Maybe I can get either flexible partial dentures or dental implants.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “I have owned my Motorola smartphone for two years!”  I will talk about my phone in the blog posts.

Another one of my posts will be entitled ” I have had a cardigan sweater for two years!”  I will talk about my grey cardigan sweater, which I bought at the now-closed Sears store at South Hills Village, nearly two years ago.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “I have owned my grey Michael Kors jacket for four years now!”  I will talk about my favorite jacket, which I have owned for nearly four years now.  It would turn me into “Mr. Classy” just days after I bought it at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx in December of 2015.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “I am still a ‘Macho Man’ two years later!”  I will talk about my purple Macho Man shirt, which I have owned for nearly two years.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “Joseph Recovers From His Oral Surgery.”  I will talk about the day that I recovered from my most recent oral surgery.  I recovered from it for a few hours this past Tuesday.  It was a quick recovery, to say the least.

Another one of my posts will be entitled “Happy birthday, Nicholas Ciesielski!”  I will wish my friend, Nicholas Ciesielski, a happy 34th birthday in a blog post on December 8th.

I will also give you a two-part blog post entitled “Joseph’s Top Blog Posts Of 2019” in December.  In it, I will give you the top blog posts of the year.

If everything goes well, I will write a blog post entitled “‘Mr. Classy’ and his ‘stand-in’ now have extra class!”  I was supposed to write the blog post in November, but “Mr. Classy” and his “stand-in” were not able to have extra class then.  Hopefully, that will change this month.

I hope you will like the blog posts that I’ll be giving you as we wrap up both a great year and a fantastic decade.  Hopefully at least one of these blog posts will catch your eye.

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Joseph Goes To The Oral Surgeon’s Office

In September of 2015, I visited the oral surgeon’s office in Peters Township, which is in Washington County, for the first time.  Four of the doctors who work there have the last name of Pasqual … and they also have at least one fantastic nurse there.  I would actually be getting my wisdom teeth removed … and I would also get an extra bad tooth or two removed as well while I was there.  When I went there the first time, that didn’t happen.  I accidentally said that I would get my wisdom teeth removed in September of 2015, but it didn’t really happen … and I also apologized for giving out the wrong information.  When I went there a second time nearly a month later, they actually removed one or two bad teeth and my wisdom teeth.  It went very well … and I recovered from it completely just days later.

Now, on Halloween in 2019, I went to that same oral surgeon’s office again … and, believe it or not, they remember me fairly well.  Now, just like last time, I had a “consultation appointment” while I was there the first time around.  I didn’t want to give out the wrong information this time like I did last time.  Next Tuesday, I will be getting two more bad teeth removed.  They’re my upper teeth.  Hopefully the procedure will go well whenever I’m there next week.  As we get closer to that big day, I would like all of you to keep me in your thoughts and in your prayers as much as possible.  I plan on recovering from my surgery after I leave the oral surgeon’s office … and I will talk about the experience in a blog post next month.  Wish me luck!

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Blog Post Number 1,225

Today, I am writing my 1,225th blog post … and it’s going to be a personal post this time.  Now, on October 16th, I went to Katsur Dental, which is located in Collier Towne Square, for the first time since the Spring of 2018.  My dental appointments usually go fairly well, but it didn’t go so well this time around.  I have to get two more of my upper teeth removed … and I have to get at least one filling.  I will be getting my two upper teeth removed at a later date at the same oral surgeon’s office that I went to in October of 2015 whenever I had my wisdom teeth removed.  Now, it could be hereditary.  My father, James Pratt, had some teeth removed at a young age … and he had false teeth whenever he was in his 30s.  Yes, I will have false teeth while I’m in my 30s … and I feel ashamed about that.

I don’t know when I’ll be getting my two upper teeth removed yet … and I may switch dentists next year.  I will be getting partial dentures in the near future.  I wonder which ones I should get.

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Joseph’s wisdom teeth have been gone for four years now!

Four years ago today, I got my wisdom teeth removed at the oral surgeon’s office in Peters Township, which is in Washington County.  The procedure went fairly well … and I’ve been doing fairly well since then.

I was able to recover nicely after I got my wisdom teeth removed back in October of 2015.  I had my stuffed lamb with me while I was recovering from my surgery that weekend … and I have him again as I celebrate this anniversary.

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Joseph’s Second Medical Milestone: I got my wisdom teeth removed one year ago today!

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On October 16, 2015, I got my wisdom teeth removed … and to celebrate this occasion, my stuffed lamb appeared in a selfie with me on October 16, 2016.

One year ago today, I got my wisdom teeth removed for real.  Now, a few weeks earlier, I actually got my dates mixed up.  When I went to the oral surgeon’s office in September, I thought that I was gonna get my wisdom teeth removed, but I was actually going to my “consultation appointment” while I was there.

Well, on October 16, 2015, I actually got my wisdom teeth removed for real.  The operation went very well … and I was able to recover from it completely.  I spent that entire weekend recovering from my operation … and I slowly got my strength back after that.  It seems like I just them removed yesterday.  That tear flew by quickly.

I will remember this operation for a long time!

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Joseph’s First Medical Milestone: I got my tongue operated on 10 years ago today!

This month, I will be celebrating two major medical milestones … and today, I’m gonna talk about the first medical milestone of mine.

Ten years ago today, I went to the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Oakland … and on that morning, I would get ready to get operated on.  I had ulcers in my tongue for a few weeks … and the doctors and the nurses who were at the hospital removed the ulcers from my tongue.  They also put stitches on my tongue … and they would go away several days later.  I’m still doing pretty good, ten years after the doctors and the nurses were able to take the ulcers out of my tongue.  Hopefully I won’t have to go through that again for a while.

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Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post: Saying good-bye to my wisdom teeth

Back in October of 2015, I wrote a blog post entitled “Saying good-bye to my wisdom teeth.”  In it, I talked about getting my wisdom teeth removed for real.  I also said that I was hoping that they would get removed for real back in September of 2015, but I actually went there for a “consultation appointment” back then.  I said that I apologized for making that mistake … and then I said that I got them removed for real back in October of 2015.  I was inspired to write this blog post because this is something that I had to go through back then.  It wasn’t a fun thing to go through, but at least I got through it.

Here’s a link to that blog post …
Saying good-bye to my wisdom teeth

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My wisdom teeth have been gone for six months now!

Six months ago today, I got my wisdom teeth removed at the oral surgeon’s office in Washington County.  I said good-bye to them one final time back on October 16, 2015.  It was an experience that I will never forget.  My road to my recovery was a slow one to say the least, but after a few days, I was able to do my normal things again.  It seems like I just got them out yesterday.  My mouth still feels good, six months after my wisdom teeth left my mouth for the last time.