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Column: A 13-year-old with a bumptious bite has Dad bracing himself for the bill

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First, let me say: I love dentists.

Now this story, from a daughter who needed braces, way back when she was 13.

I took her and her bumptious bite to an orthodontist. He examined her teeth for about 10 seconds and turned away, and said: "I believe in the beauty of venture capital; I believe Wall Street is a wonderful thing; I believe in Mercedes cars and motor yachts; I ...."


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