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Dentists

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Meow Mix, Sep 17, 2021.

  1. Meow Mix

    Meow Mix Chatte Féministe

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    In case anybody wondered whether dentists just like to hear themselves talk when they talk to you with stuff in your mouth, I went to a new dentist for the first time today and yep, literally unable to respond at all other than thumbs up-thumbs down and he was still talking and asking questions that weren’t even yes/no questions lmao
     
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  2. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    We've nicknamed our dental hygienist "Talkie Talkington".
     
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  3. Kooky

    Kooky Freedom from Sanity

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    My dentist mostly just walks me through what she's going to do, and the few times she does ask questions, it's mostly asking me if I'm alright and whether I'm in pain.

    The last was responsible for the gem "to tell me if you're in pain, please yell".
     
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  4. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    distraction maybe?
     
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    The hygienists at the place I grew up going to always amazed me, because they would ask complicated questions... and not only understood the muffled responses, remembered what mattered to me and would talk about similar stuff at my next visit(6 months down the road).
     
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  6. Meow Mix

    Meow Mix Chatte Féministe

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    My guy at least wasn’t on about my tattoos like every medical person I see, but I did get a lot of “my granddaughter is interested in science too, she’d probably love to meet you” and stuff (based on preliminary chat when I was able to type and mouth stuff to him before going to town on the cleaning)
     
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  7. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    My former dentist could have been a stand-up comic. He would crack jokes to his assistant while his fingers were in my mouth. Laughing at his jokes would have gotten me in real trouble.
     
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    I went to the Dentist for first time in two years on September 8

    I was shocked to find no cavities because I had been using a poison notorious for causing tooth decay.

    I have my own personal tooth fairy I pray to to protect my teeth. I gave her thanks. I haven't had a cavity in over 4 years. :)
     
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  9. Meow Mix

    Meow Mix Chatte Féministe

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    Glad that your teeth are okay! ^.^
     
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    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    Was he Tim Whatley?
     
  11. Estro Felino

    Estro Felino Believer in free will
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    Weird.
    The dentist is the most silent place I can think of.
    Even the waiting room, is so scarily silent. People barely whisper. The secretary whispers too.
    My dentist is really cute:p...but he must have said 4 or 5 words in 10 years.
     
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  12. Meow Mix

    Meow Mix Chatte Féministe

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    Everything you say about Italian women and stuff like this makes me think I need to move to Italy
     
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    What you wrote reminds me that one time a hygienist had her fingers in my mouth while my first dentist, who is deceased, cracked a joke that would make almost anybody laugh out loud, whatever it was. The hygienist detected that I was about to laugh hard, so she removed her fingers out of my mouth at near lightning speed before my teeth came together with the force of a machine designed for crushing old cars. Well, okay, it wasn't that powerful. :p
     
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  14. Dan From Smithville

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    It could be worse. You could have a dentist like this guy. I used to work with the son of a local dentist that new this guy.

    Glennon Engleman - Wikipedia.
     
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    The dentist I have now doesn't talk too much, but he knows gingers often need more anesthetics, so it was great having him work on me because I didn't feel anything and didn't have to mumble out anything.
    And it also reminded me of the dentist bit on Bill Cosby Himself, because I'd never been numbed up that much before and it felt like my was sliding off, lol.
     
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