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Untangling: Pulling Teeth (Chapter 52)

There was no peace on the dementia path. I could settle boundary and sibling issues but the dictate to pull my mother’s teeth for fear of infection was the worst torment of all. One that gives me squirmy feelings even re-reading this chapter and has left me with a fear of losing my teeth that is so intense I go for cleanings twice as often as anyone I know.You can hear me read an excerpt at this link: https://www.instagram.com/p/C53KV99gVDR/.