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I brush my teeth and look in the mirror,
And laugh out loud,
As I'm beaming from ear to ear,
I'd rather pick flowers instead of fights,
And rather than flaunt my style,
I'd flash you a smile
Of clean pearly whites.

I've been to the dentist a thousand times so I know the drill,
I smooth my hair,
Sit back in the chair
But somehow I still get the chills

"Have a seat" he says pleasantly,
As he shakes my hand and practically laughs at me,
"Open up nice and wide" he says peering in,
And with a smirk he says "don't have a fit,
This will just pinch a bit"
As he tries not to grin.

When hygienists
Leave on long vacations
That's when dentists scream and
Lose their patience

Talking only brings the toothaches on because
I say the stupidest things
So if my resolve goes south I swallow my pride with an aspirin
and shut my mouth

Golf and alcohol don't mix
And that's why I don't drink and drive
Because good grief
I'd knock out my teeth
And have to kiss my smile goodbye

I've been to the dentist a thousand times
So I know the drill,
I smooth my hair,
Sit back in the chair
But some how I still get the chills

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  • ezalg
    ezalgDec 18, 2009 at 7:36 am
    ooh. . .i didn't know he likes keeping his teeth clean. he can endorse a toothpaste. oops. . .adam. . .peace
  • smileykisses
    smileykissesNov 5, 2009 at 12:16 am
    golf and alcohol don't mix that's why I don't drink and drive. that's such a good saying, it's funny and smart. i lvoe this song. OWL CITY ROXX MY SOXX(:
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm
    Going to the dentist is just another stage of life's routine. Don't make it hard for other people, and get it over with. "id rather pick flowers instead of fights" shows that being an introvert is good in a way that you don't mess with other people and get yourself in trouble. It just makes everyone's life a bit easier to get through, or enjoy. Dentists are cruel and heartless. They enjoy your suffering. Don't mess with them and make it worse on yourself. Just let them deal with your painful cavity and soon, it will all be over.

    People might say this song is stupid cause its about dental care. Well, not many people write about dentist visits. They are just so unpleasant. Most songs are so straightforward. Oh no, my heart is broken. Boo hoo. Owl city is amazing in that he can put life in an anology with dental care. People hate, but they just don't see how amazing he is. Skysailing and port blue are other great works of adam young and they all show his amazing talent.

    Respect him.
  • l
    luva4evrOct 1, 2011 at 8:25 pm
    aghh the dentist ! i love this song i have the maybe im dreaming cd i hear it when i can
  • s
    SunamDec 30, 2010 at 12:48 pm
    Unbelievable ! Such a pretty song abt a dentist .. Well dats one reason to love owl city i guess, apart frm der sweet music :)

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