What people who have never done it fail to understand about auto-dentistry is that it’s not about the money (although trust me, the savings add up quick) or even about the innate distrust of the dental profession (which every rational-thinking person should and does harbor). It’s really about doing something for yourself, by yourself.
No meal tastes as good as the one you cook at home, no sunset is as beautiful as the one viewed from that porch you built with your own two hands, and no sleep is as sound as that in which you rest, free from a throbbing in your jaw, and content in the knowledge that you are beholden to no man. The vicodin helps too.
The vicodin helps, too.