Last February I had my annual dental checkup. Dentist found a cavity and told me I was going to need a root canal. I believed him. When his colleague went in to do the procedure, he found that it was only a cavity. I assumed my dentist had made a mistake, and thought nothing of it. Until last week’s annual checkup, when he did the exact same thing, and quoted me $2000 to fix the tooth. This time I went for a second opinion, at a dentist’s that my MIL’s friend works for. Yep, it was just a cavity. Again. I think my now-former dentist is either incompetent or else an extortionist. Or possibly a sadist. Anyway, I’m not going back. New Dentist is kind and seems to know his shit. After I got numbed up he drilled and filled the cavity in about 10 minutes. No pain, no trauma. I’m definitely sticking with this new guy.