Asked in | Jun 21st, 2020


Why should I go to the dentist regularly?

2 dentist answers

posted on Nov 9th, 2020

I called my doctor’s office during the day, scheduled an appointment, hung up, and wentback to my work. As I was driving home later, I realized that I hadn’t put the time and date of the appointment into my calendar. This is how it went in my head: Was it Friday? No. I wanted to go in at the end of the day and she said they close early on Fridays. Must have been Thursday. 4:30? Or was it 4:00? I’m pretty sure it was 4:30. It’s NEXT week, right? I hope so, since I can’t go this Thursday. Is it at the east office or the downtown one? The east one is so much closer. That must be the one. I think. Once I finished talking myself through this, I had a feeling of unbelievable annoyance. Why didn’t they didn’t send me a message with the appointment confirmation? I work for a company that pioneered automated text and email patient messaging. How can it be that my own dentist doesn’t use this? If they had sent me a confirmation text or email, I could have put the information into my calendar w

posted on Nov 9th, 2020

They won’t get ahold of me. I screen my calls, so if they do call, I probably won’t answer because they aren’t in my phonebook. They can’t leave a voicemail, since I just got a new phone and haven’t set up the mailbox. All I’ll see is a missed call from a number I don’t recognize.