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elebrin20 karma

I believe this is called a gummer.

elebrin16 karma

My grandmother had this same condition. Her adult teeth just sort of disintegrated when they came in, and she had dentures her entire adult life and she lived to 99 years old.

Did you get your dentures right away after the extraction, or did you have to heal for a time first? I know someone who had to have a full extraction, and they had to wait a few months before they could get their dentures so everything could heal first. This person has a whole host of health issues that affect healing (specifically, improperly managed diabetes).

elebrin2 karma

If they are parents and the person here is an adult, how do you feel about calling law enforcement?

I ask, because when my father was alive, he occasionally liked to drink and drive (this was late 80s/early 90s, the laws weren't as strict then and he never really got caught as far as I know). I didn't know about this when I was a child. but as an adult, if I know someone is getting in a car drunk with the intention of driving it, I don't hesitate to call the cops. I've actually done it a few times (and lost friends over it, but I'd rather that than have someone die because they made a bad decision).

If I had a parent or other family member that I knew was using, I'd document it and call the police. It sounds like a shitty thing to do, but I hold high standards for myself and my family.

elebrin2 karma

I wish him the best of luck getting out of prison. Personally, I think that so long as the trade is nonviolent it really isn't a problem and nonviolent criminals do not belong in prison.

I do have a few questions though about the group he was working with: Were THEY violent? Do you remember hearing about incidents of people getting killed by his cartel? How did they deal with delinquent payments or failures to deliver the product correctly?

Also, did your father know any bald skinny cooks with lung cancer who worked in New Mexico?

elebrin1 karma

What percentage of your reporting is brought in from other sources, and what percentage do you write in-house?