“Everyone wants to have a great smile,” Taylor said.
“In my business, it’s one of the most important things.
“It was just one of those collisions that happen in sports,” Taylor, now 37, recently told Dear Doctor. Obviously I should have.” It looked like the young hoopster was finished for the night.
But as Idol judge Simon Cowell learned along with the rest of America, it is a mistake to count Taylor Hicks out.
“Growing up a dentist’s son, my threshold for pain was probably greater than the average kid,” Taylor joked.
“I remember being outside playing in the yard, getting a cut that needed a stitch or two, and Dad would do it on the kitchen table after the backyard football game.” Shortly after the accident, Taylor received two dental implants that are in his mouth to this day.
When I got the call to appear and play myself, I jumped at the chance.
Obviously, I went over my lines, but playing yourself is a really great way to get your feet wet in the acting field.
Brad helped get his son’s bleeding under control (not for the first time, according to Taylor) and he was soon back in the game.
The population is smaller in the South, so more attention is given to serving smaller numbers of people.
Taylor Hicks I had to deal with being somewhat of an outcast because it's not socially acceptable to be a struggling musician.
Dental implants are small titanium posts that serve the same purpose as natural tooth roots.
Each implant is placed in the jawbone beneath the gum line and then topped with a lifelike dental crown to create an attractive smile.