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I Hate Dentists

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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...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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...
    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...
    MakingBabyCoutts MakingBabyCoutts 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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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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    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...
    LadyMerida LadyMerida 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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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...
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul 19-21 Apr 24, 2009

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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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    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...
    Tuck Tuck 56-60, M Mar 18, 2012

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    I have a huge phobia of dentists. I have to go their on the weekend!!!! So nervous
    Jodi516 Jodi516 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Don't Visit Dentists In the Uk - Don't visit private dentists in the UK they are completely unregulated. 90% of their work falls below international standards. 4 out of 5 root...
    justiceforukdentistvictims justiceforukdentistvictims 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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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...
    0garibaldi0 0garibaldi0 36-40, F Jun 22, 2012

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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...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 18

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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...
    Girl69girl Girl69girl 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 29, 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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    24 hours until my appointment and feeling
    Adeliax Adeliax 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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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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    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...
    clyster clyster 70+ 3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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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...
    yaraavt yaraavt 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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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...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F Aug 7, 2008

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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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    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...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC 19-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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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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    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...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses May 22, 2008

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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...
    sensitivebalance sensitivebalance 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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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 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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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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    Off To The Dentist Tomorrow - My mouth has suddenly decided to have a severe painful reaction to anything that is cold. My imagination has taken that and run away with it... from...
    fancygal fancygal 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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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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    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...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Mar 14

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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. ...
    chadtapp chadtapp 19-21, M Aug 29, 2006

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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...
    maxpain maxpain 56-60 Feb 8, 2013

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    Hate the sound as the dentist digs a hole on my teeth
    JasminaMacky JasminaMacky 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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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 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...
    Aggro Aggro 18-21, M Jun 1, 2007

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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"...
    DartmanX DartmanX 36 Nov 3, 2007

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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...
    sharlizzz sharlizzz 18-21, F Jun 23, 2013

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    I get drunk every time I go
    Mckinney22 Mckinney22 31-35, 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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    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...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Mar 14

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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...
    Sinopa2 Sinopa2 19-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2007

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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...
    RainbowAnarchy RainbowAnarchy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2012

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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...
    clare73 clare73 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 4, 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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    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...
    lilbopeep25 lilbopeep25 21-25, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2006

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    STAY OUT OF MY MOUTH!!!!! 😭
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M Apr 3

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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 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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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...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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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...
    Ronce Ronce 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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