2023-01-25 09:51:57

Dentist reveals the EIGHT things patients do that leave them horrified

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Daily Mail
By Hannah Mcdonald

Going to the dentist is a necessity that most people dread.

But for all your dental-related horror stories, you can bet your dentist has seen worse.

MailOnline heard from two dentists about the things their patients do that leave them horrified, and some will really make your skin crawl.

From licking the dentist's fingers, to leaving toenails in your mouth, here are the grossest things patients do.

So are you guilty of any of them?

Missing the bowl when spitting while mouth is numb

Mouth numbing is necessary for some procedures, like teeth removal or fillings.

But with numbing comes a lack of control.

Cosmetic dentist Sam Jethwa, of Bespoke Smile a clinical dentist in Marlow, says

and Dr Jethwa says one of his pet hates is when patients miss the bowl while spitting out fluid.

He said: 'Obviously losing control of the mouth as a result means when we go to have a rinse and spit, we might miss the bowl.

'A lengthy cleaning process ensues for our assistants but it's always a head in hands moment. For everyone.'

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