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I Hate Dentists

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    Wild and Crazy Anaconda Tongue..!!

    Yea i have never been a fan of the dentist..they hurt and always tell you how jacked up your mouth is and tell you that you need this this that and this to correct it all for the small fee of twenty grand....MmmmmHmmmm.. sure thing there mister... ima jump  right on that...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC 19-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Yet

    I need to go to a dentist, otherwise I don't.  I need to feel pain.  The reasons are manifold, from the mediaeval executioner in my childhood to the sweet assistant of the professor, injecting a maximum dose without succeeding in anything but to numb my face almost...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 4, 2010

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    Adeliax Adeliax 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Mckinney22 Mckinney22 31-35, F Mar 13

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    JasminaMacky JasminaMacky 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Dentists And Their Jokes

    I hate how dentists always say things like "i know you dont want to be here but....blah blah" and youre supposed to laugh.   NOT FUNNY.
    Shad0wM Shad0wM 19-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2006

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    I Have Not Seen The Dentist In 31 Years

    For what it is worth, I will share how I have not seen a dentist in 31 years now. No known problems. Fresh breath , comfortable mouth. Seems I started out with a reasonably healthy mouth and did what you should do plus hydrogen peroxide rinses held one minute each, thrice daily...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    All the Scraping And Picking!

    So today I had to go back into the dentist because according the them, it has been 6 months since I've last seen them.  Oh the joy.  Anyway, so I'm in the waiting room reading a "great" issue of People Magainze, and am eventually taken into the back, and to my...
    chadtapp chadtapp 19-21, M Aug 29, 2006

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    It's a big fear of mine.

    I'm not sure anyone enjoys the dentist, but I hate the image of someone's hand in my mouth with all those tools sticking out my gums and teeth. I would rather pull my own tooth, than have it taken out professionally.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Mar 14

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    Dentists Make Me Claustrophobic

    I know it sounds odd, but I hate dentists because they make me claustrophobic. I feel like I'm surrounded when both the dentist and the technician are working on my teeth.  Having four hands in my mouth gives me the feeling of being trapped and unable to move. I've actually...
    lilbopeep25 lilbopeep25 21-25, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2006

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    Too Many Germs

     I would rather go to my OB/GYN than a dentist any day of the week.  I simply do not like the dentist.  I mean he is very good looking and all but at the same time I simply do not like anyone messing around in my mouth.  I know he is wearing gloves but I don...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses May 22, 2008

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    It Takes a Special Person to Be a Dentist

    It takes a special kind of person to be a dentist... and that type of person can be summed up with the term "sadistic jerk". People tend to take jobs they enjoy (outside the minimum wage realm), and anyone who enjoys dentistry should be arrested and locked away.
    DartmanX DartmanX 36 Nov 3, 2007

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    But I saw the best dentist ever!

    Sore now but better than last time.
    Adeliax Adeliax 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    I hate dentists but gotta keep

    that smile glowing and keep the teeth in good decent shape so each year do my routine cleanings and fillings if needed but yeah..I hate dentists!
    letie0717 letie0717 36-40, F Mar 20

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    I'm absolutely terrified of dentists I asked

    to be sedated for a filling
    Squible Squible 26-30, F Jan 28

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    They Scare Me to Death

    I would rather have major surgery on any other part of my body instead of going to the dentist!! They just terrify me. The thought of some masked person putting sharp, hooked instruments in your mouth, and pulling and drilling. *SHUDDERS* Then to make matters worse, I saw the...
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul 19-21 Apr 24, 2009

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    I had to have a filling

    and she hit a nerve and I jolted up she ha a huge go at me because I didn't raise my hand to tell her to stop.... She then had a huge rant at me because I was rude because I said I didn't like the dentists because it scared me and I have to go to the dentist in a week or so ;(
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Since my first visit

    and the filling of my first cavity. I have hated with passion going to the dentist. At first since I had allergies to everything I may be allergic to the lidocaine injections. So for the first few years it was sheer torment for me the pain of the drill ripping away at my teeth...
    TheBrooklynKid TheBrooklynKid 46-50, M Mar 18

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    Why Do They Hate Me...

    why do they hate me
    nell nell 16-18, F Dec 22, 2006

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    Why Are Dentists A--holes?

    I am in my late 30's and have yet to meet an honest dentist. My latest experience has me shaking. I found this dentist through Yelp. The reviews were mostly positive but mostly about the fancy shmancy extra touches (like parafin hand waxes, massage chairs), though. When I...
    0garibaldi0 0garibaldi0 36-40, F Jun 22, 2012

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    In Addition to Pain..

    Despite the pain... and the scraping against the teeth WHICH I CANNOT...STAND...!!! oh GOD that bugs me so much i wanna scream... i hate things scraping against my teeth... *twitch* I love when they ask you stuff ... with your mouth open. That's the best. e.e ugh now i'm...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    It Is Getting Old

    It is getting old this routine with dentists.  I dutifully brush, floss, proxi-brush...it is an almost never ending routine so that the next trip to the dentistwill be without pain.  We do all we can to never have another visit as painful as all those in the past.  But does it...
    Tuck Tuck 56-60, M Mar 18, 2012

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    The Truth From a Dentist

    Perhaps it would help all you "dentophobes" if you got a handle on your phobia. I am a retired dentist having practiced general dentistry for 37 years. I think the best way to start is to explain why people hate dentists: they hate anyone touching their mouth. Why...
    clyster clyster 70+ 3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    I Hate Dentists

    I can't see what they are doing and that makes me nervous. 
    depine1pssets depine1pssets 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2006

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    I Lied to Join This Group....

    I don't hate dentists...I have a couple of friends who are dentists. I hate GOING to dentists. There was a famous sadistic dentist in Southern Cali when I was a kid.He traumatized me and another gal I know. He was so scary that neither of us has been able to get over our...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    Dentists are evil.  Anybo...

    Dentists are evil.  Anybody who causes me pain every time I see them is evil as far as I'm concerned. :-)
    kazeldragon kazeldragon 21-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    Dentist- Oh you know your gums are bleeding

    because you don't floss right? Me- No, they're bleeding because you just attacked my gums with that stupid metal scraper!
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I've never had a bad reason to go to the

    dentist, I've never had a filling or anything like that, but when I do go for checkups the man scares the hell outta me! Stickin his ******* fingers all up in my grill so I can taste of latex and nastiness just lingering in my throat ugh no!
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Cronic Pain

    My dentist insisted that I have a wisdom tooth extracted and ever since the pain killer wore off Ive had chronic pain on the other side of my face, mouth, teeth and eye socket including redness, burning, swelling and rash. I'm 56 and never ever had tooth pain, face pain, rashes...
    maxpain maxpain 56-60 Feb 8, 2013

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    I'm especially terrified of

    and repulsed by the drill! Too bad my sister will be a dentist soon.. Or is that a good thing? (Free/cheap dental care? Lol)
    bijou08 bijou08 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    With a Passion

    I havent been in years in fact.  Luckily I have great teeth.....LOL
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Dec 29, 2007

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    I Told Him I Wished He Would Die...

    That pretty much sums it up.  When I was 8 and we were leaving my dentist's office after having a filling done, I turned around and said, "I wish you would just die!" I can't imagine who this 8-year-old kid was - I mean, who actually says that? ...
    Sinopa2 Sinopa2 19-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2007

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    I only just started being afraid of the dentist

    this past June. I had two impacted teeth and one of them was in the roof of my mouth about two inches in and the other one was where it was supposed to be and it wouldn't come through. I had to have this procedure to get them out. So the surgeon got the first one out no big deal...
    LadyMerida LadyMerida 16-17, F Mar 13

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    More Than Anything

    I don't even know how those men and women do that job to be honest with you. Every single thing about going to the dentist makes me uncomfortable.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 19, 2010

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    Dentistry In England Leaves A Bad Taste In My Mouth...

    If you are English or have been in England long enough to require a dentist then you will know exactly what I'm talking about.To clarify, I am indeed English, born and bred here.When I were little my parents never bothered to register me with a dentist until I were about 5 and...
    RainbowAnarchy RainbowAnarchy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2012

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    They charge for locals

    but brag about going overseas to help others for free. They charge plenty and make sure poor insurance does too. They are like politicians and plastic surgeons when not mimicking spin doctors.
    converted converted 46-50, M Feb 22

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    My tooth hurts and I'm fed up with spending

    money on the damn thing. Should I just have it ripped out? I've got all my other teeth (really good teeth).
    ADifferentRoad ADifferentRoad 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I Hate Dentists

    my 6yr old went for her first visit a few weeks ago, she had a very wobbly baby tooth that the dentist kept prodding and poking. she said it needs to come out and I agreed. but then she just yanked it out with no warning to me or my little girls and then had the cheek to call her...
    clare73 clare73 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    I'm Not Even Certain I Have Teeth Anymore-My

    parents were great doting parents but I was a picky eater and my dental health suffered. At age 7 I had to have operation to have my teeth filed down and covered with protective caps. The dentist wanted to do fillings and did on my sister but my mother did not like the way her...
    UndertheJakartaSun UndertheJakartaSun 22-25, M Jun 18

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    Find an attractive dentist

    and you're faced with a whole new problem... Trying not to suck his fingers when they're in your mouth.
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I hate to generalize like this

    so I might say "I despise going to the dentist". But anyway, here's a piece of advice: get a second opinion. I went to a dentist and they says I'd need a surgery on one of my teeth and they even scheduled it for the following week. The surgery would cost over $2000. I took a...
    sensitivebalance sensitivebalance 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    The Big Toothbrush

    I am so scared of the dentist that I have to take medication to go. Before I got anxiety meds I would try to go ( check-up) but I would start crying in my car. One time I was so determined to over come my fear that I started walking towards the building and I started...
    Girl69girl Girl69girl 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    The Dentist From Hell....

     The last visit to the dentist, was like a trip to hell. that guy was crazy, while arguing w/ his assistant  he was working on me and the pain.....oh the pain he was drilling my pearly white like he was looking  for oil or something, then i let him know what's...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F Aug 7, 2008

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    Stupid Scared Kid

    I was scared to death of dentists in my childhood. And the dental drill was kinda my worst nightmare. So one day I had a really bad toothache. Visiting dentist was inevitable. I was five btw. Eating candies a lot almost destroyed my little tooth. So, at the dentist, I was...
    sharlizzz sharlizzz 18-21, F Jun 23, 2013

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    I Spasmed and Fell Off the Table Crying...

    I didn't used to hate dentists. I never really liked them, but I could deal with them. However, about five years ago, I went to the dentist to fix a cavity on one of my front teeth. Apparently it was a deep cavity, but he didn't want to do a root canal. He numbs me as much as he...
    Aggro Aggro 18-21, M Jun 1, 2007

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    I hate it when dentists ask you questions about

    life and school while my mouth is full of tools and stuff..i mean how the heck will i be able to answer you with all those things sticking out of my mouth!
    yaraavt yaraavt 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I hate it when they stick there fingers in your

    mouth and talk to you mine even wait for an answer! I can't your fingering my mouth!
    kendralyn kendralyn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    So I just went to the Dentist today to get my

    cavity filled in. They numbed me with one shot then 5 minutes later started to feel like drilling into my tooth. She said id feel no pain but I had to stop her twice for pain. In the end, she gave me 4 numb shots in my mouth! I absolutely hate drool and I hate it whenever they...
    InfinityLove InfinityLove 13-15, F Mar 13

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    TRAUMATIC Dental Visit

    WARNING: If you are sensitive to traumatic dental imagery don't read this because it might be disturbing to some people. I was mistreated. I was left alone. I had stuff sticking out of me, metal hanging out of my mouth, was paraded in front of everyone like that, given...
    MakingBabyCoutts MakingBabyCoutts 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Soooo Frustrated.

    I have a root canal in my tooth. I had it done a few years ago and had absolutely no problems with it. I'm due to get a brace done, so they added a little more to the filling so that it would be able to sit properly on the tooth. That was also fine. Around a month ago, I felt a...
    Ronce Ronce 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    They Are So Scary!

    I know it is crazy, but my fears are so bad that when I go to the dentist I get the gas EVEN for my routine cleanings. Yes it is true. I go to a special dentist that specializes in fearful patients. I don't actually hate the dentist...I just hate everything that surrounds the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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