<insert 5 to 10 minutes of metal scraping on, around your bottom front teeth here> Make sure to include the bone being scraped by metal sound that’s like finger nails on a chalk board. Twinge some.
Hygienist asks you: “Are your gums sensitive there?”
Your only obvious reply: “Well yea, when you’re poking them.”
(To her credit, she did then apply that numbing gel stuff that made it much easier to handle.)
I hate the dentist with a passion. Hate. Fear. Get anxious about. Etc.
If you ever meet a dentist with the last name of Savage run away. Even if you’ve seen dentists by other names at the same practice he works for. Run away.
I also hate oral asthma medicine that does things like cause gum inflammation, sinus pain and tooth pain so bad you can’t floss.