My wife is making me...

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  1. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Go to the dentist!

    For the first time in many years.

    In 5 minutes!

    I don-wanna, I don-wanna, I don-wanna!!!!!!!
     
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I just got back. The more often you go, the less scary they are.
     
  3. hondo4life

    hondo4life

    Feb 29, 2016
    SC
    My dentist has flat screen TVs over the chairs, and you get to hold the remote control the whole time. If only they would give me some popcorn to munch on ...
     
  4. Fat Freddy

    Fat Freddy Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2016
    Albany NY
    Don't blame you.....It's REALLY gonna hurt!....:eek:......
     
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  5. I have done many manly things in life like surfing waves that are three times overhead. But when it comes time to go to the dentist I am the biggest baby. I don't know why. Maybe it is the sound of the drill. Or maybe it is a control issue. This thread reminds me that I need to make an appointment for a cleaning. Yuk... but I need to man up.
     
  6. fingerguy

    fingerguy Inactive

    Aug 2, 2016
    CT
    MAN UP!

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  7. slobake

    slobake resident ... something Supporting Member

    Sit in the chair, listen to your ipod and think about having fun with your wife. ;)
     
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  8. fingerguy

    fingerguy Inactive

    Aug 2, 2016
    CT
    No, realize he is getting a taste of what it's like for her....sort of speak. Assuming he is a lucky man. I am sure you can read between the lines.
     
  9. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    Uhhh.....ok???
     
  10. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    In the waiting room.

    Not happy.

    Sign on their window says, "Dentisty for fearful patient." Or something like that. At least I'm in the right place.
     
  11. Dentistry has become much more gentle and painless these days. You've voluntarily hurt yourself much worse than this at the gym. Relax, you'll be fine.
     
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  12. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    Considering they've linked gum disease with other health issues such as heart disease, it's a really good idea to take care of your teeth and gums.
     
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  13. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    Your new book: 50 Reasons To Stop Putting Off Going To The Dentist :thumbsup:

    I go every three to four months. Preventative is way less painful and costly. See my teeth->:D

    Plus, your breath will be way less stinky from plaque build up and gingivitas. :crying:
     
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  14. Fat Freddy

    Fat Freddy Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2016
    Albany NY
    Run.....Run while you've got the chance!.....

    Am I helping?.....Am I, Am I, Am I?.....:hyper:
     
  15. Open wide.


    Wuss. :p
     
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  16. geegeedemocracy

    geegeedemocracy Inactive

    Dec 11, 2016
    that reminds me i have to get my wisdom teeth taken out
     
  17. fingerguy

    fingerguy Inactive

    Aug 2, 2016
    CT
    Ask for the gas.
     
  18. Grumry

    Grumry

    Jul 6, 2016
    Nashville
    I'm 28 and my only problem is a baby tooth with nothing under it. I'm basically waiting for it to fail before spending the money on an implant.

    Stupid teeth.
     
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  19. I just went for the first time in many years because I had 2 broken teeth and 1 was starting to give me problems. It had to be extracted. I've had a lot of dental work in the past, including some bad experiences, and so I know what to expect. There wasn't much left of the tooth, so it was not easy to extract.

    Now, if you're still with me, I have good news. They have gotten much better with pain control. There's a topical that they put on before giving you Novocain, and the Novocain doesn't make half of your face numb. I felt no pain the entire time.
     
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  20. They should have a Thomas and Friends movie for you to watch while they are in your mouth, that will help.
    Do not wiggle too much so you can get a balloon on your way out. :thumbsup:
     
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