The store is soon being made over to be the reception room for the new dentist office. The latest is the uniforms that Lum insist they wear. Abner doesn’t like it at all. Should they grow Vandyke beards to add to the dignified, doctor look? Lum is just trying to build up the dentist business that he promised to Doc Snide.
Will all of Lum’s ideas pay off in customer confidence? Maybe a special on pulling teeth, or in selling new dentures? Slogans for handbills are read, and an idea to have spare sets of false teeth for different occasions are discussed.
Abner starts warming up to the idea of special teeth for special uses. When Ulysses visits, Lum does his best to impress his friend. Will he have a new job for the dental office? The doc is out, but will the dental assistant be able to do the job instead?