Everybody always says they are so jealous of my teeth, they look perfect white and straight from the front,
but what they can't see is that 2 of my molars have rotted off so much that they are just stubs, and my two other molars have huge gaping cavities.
I have been to the dentist twice since it because my responsibility to take myself (after I moved out of my parents house), and each time was a bad experience,
the first time the dentist was so rude and rough with my neck (yeah, he was a baaad dentist) that I was scared to go again.
Then when I plucked up the courage (about 4 years ago) the next dentist I went to (different practice) did a REALLY bad job on my teeth.
I can't find the courage to go sort my teeth out, and everyone else seems to have monthly/yearly check ups and be fine.
I feel so alone on this subject, because everyone just says "Just go to the dentist", but I am terrified..
Am I the only one?
Asked by Anonymous at 4:49 PM on Apr. 11, 2009 in Health
Answer by Anonymous at 4:51 PM on Apr. 11, 2009
Answer by ReneeK3 at 4:53 PM on Apr. 11, 2009
I understand your fears but you really do need to go to the dentist and let me tell you why. Having your teeth "rotting" in your mouth causes infection which goes directly into your bloodstream which can go directly to your heart and cause an infection in the lining of your heart. I would think having a life threatening infection is WAY worse than your fears about your teeth. Take care of this ASAP!
Answer by legalmommy101 at 4:53 PM on Apr. 11, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 4:58 PM on Apr. 11, 2009
Answer by gdiamante at 5:39 AM on Apr. 12, 2009
Answer by Gremlyn at 6:39 AM on Apr. 12, 2009