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    OK so today i went to the dentist to have my filling replaced! Was all gudgud!

    But does any1 else hate how they say "Ok, have a little rinse there!" Do they not get that they've just nummbed your mouth and half of it aint functioning properly, so like tryin to spit and keep your dignity is next near impossible!!
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    Yeah, I went yesterday and tried to avoid dribbling like a 90 year-old next to the cute dental nurse. Mind over matter though - I think I managed to dribble with grace, style and elegance. Got home and tried to eat a bowl of Shreddies - now that wasn't so pretty.
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    I'm scared cos I've just booked an appointment cos I've got to get a filling replaced and a new filling in a different tooth. I've only ever had one filling done before ages ago and they kinda 'surprised' me with it at a checkup. Suddenly he just jabbed me with a needle, I was like WTF?! I'll have to get the bus back after so can't wait to try and ask for my fare with a numb mouth.
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    (Original post by jenna_is_ace)
    I'm scared cos I've just booked an appointment cos I've got to get a filling replaced and a new filling in a different tooth. I've only ever had one filling done before ages ago and they kinda 'surprised' me with it at a checkup. Suddenly he just jabbed me with a needle, I was like WTF?! I'll have to get the bus back after so can't wait to try and ask for my fare with a numb mouth.
    Make appropriate hand gestures - like a man wearing a black mask forcibly taking money from your purse...that should about communicate it.

    Public transport....daylight robbery
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    hmm.. i had to have 4 teeth out because my mouth was too 'full' apparently.

    i will allow you to complain when you get 2 needles in one side of your mouth, in the gums (yeah, the bit that makes you cry when you accidentally stab it) and then, because they've used so much anesthetic, one side of your face goes completely numb and you can't talk/smile/pout (lol) properly for about 12 hours. plus, lots of dribble..!
    oh, and that's 2 sets of 2 needles... one set for each side of your mouth..

    :p:

    ah, i love the dentist.

    oooh ok.. i didn't know you got the needle too in a filling.. never had one y'see... all hail the non- functioning mouth!
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    Yeah, the needle's almost the worst bit. I think I'm immune to the anaesthetic too; he jabbed the needle in, it felt really numb, he went to drill and that started hurting so he put in another syringe of the anaesthetic, it still hurt, so he put in another lot by which point I had to look in a mirror to make sure the right hand side of my face was still there because I literally couldn't feel a thing.
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    Urgh, Im going next week for a check up and to have a filling replaced, not looking forward

    I also have a white mark on one of my front teeth which Ive had since I was little which I want fixed (caused by fluoride my dentist tells me?), my dentist has told me she can get rid of it by putting a white filling into the tooth. Im not sure if I want it done though, I really dont like the idea of having a filling in a front tooth??? (ie and having it drilled ) Has anyone on here had it done? I feel really self conscious about it though so I guess Im better off just having it done?

    Only thing is I have a feeling my dentist (who is really nice) is on maternity leave at the moment, so I think Im seeing this polish woman, and Ive heard shes a bit....brutal
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    ^ I had a filling on my front tooth, the first dentist which did it made the filling a different colour to my tooth ( the filling was like pure white) so it looked really stupid. However I changed dentists, my dentist now (who I think is the best dentist ever ) redid the filling and now you can't tell its been filled. If you trust your dentist go for it.

    Edit: The numbing injection hurt more in the front of the mouth
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    My dentist once numbed the wrong side of my mouth. He injected the right side and then started prodding about on my left. Thank god the dental nurse corrected him.
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    oooooo give me the needle im fine.. but when the drilling starts its awful
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    One dentist started giving me a deep filling without giving me any injections, she was running really late and I suppose she wanted to get back to speed. Anyway it REALLY hurt, so I begged for the anaesthetic. She tutted, then jabbed the needle in my mouth really roughly, left it about ten seconds then carried on. It hadn't even kicked in so I had to go through the filling in so much pain.

    It kicked in when I got outside.



    And THAT is why I have a phobia of the dentist!
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    (Original post by Ginger_Rogers)
    One dentist started giving me a deep filling without giving me any injections, she was running really late and I suppose she wanted to get back to speed. Anyway it REALLY hurt, so I begged for the anaesthetic. She tutted, then jabbed the needle in my mouth really roughly, left it about ten seconds then carried on. It hadn't even kicked in so I had to go through the filling in so much pain.

    It kicked in when I got outside.



    And THAT is why I have a phobia of the dentist!
    I'd sue
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    (Original post by Ginger_Rogers)
    One dentist started giving me a deep filling without giving me any injections, she was running really late and I suppose she wanted to get back to speed. Anyway it REALLY hurt, so I begged for the anaesthetic. She tutted, then jabbed the needle in my mouth really roughly, left it about ten seconds then carried on. It hadn't even kicked in so I had to go through the filling in so much pain.

    It kicked in when I got outside.



    And THAT is why I have a phobia of the dentist!
    wow that is bad, and to think I was annoyed because I didnt get a sticker after my dentists appointment!
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    Woah, ouch. Not as bad as my friends Mum, she cracked her tooth, so it had to be pulled and the dentist kind of put pressure on her jaw when he pulled the tooth out and broke her jaw. She's suing now I think.
 
 
 
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