Most of us don't realize how much the world is improving

By WYATT EMMERICH,

I was tolerating my periodic teeth cleaning when June, in Dr. Mosal’s office, uttered “uh oh.” Not a good sign.

Sure enough, my bottom left molar’s 30-year-old root canal had become reinfected. I recalled with dread the gingival flap surgery five years ago.

 
 
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