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goldopals Fri 09-Jan-15 04:59:55

I have not been to the dentist in 10 years and am going on Monday. I am scared and paranoid. I have just quit drinking soft drinks after a two litre a day habit.

My teeth do not hurt normally but since making the appointment they have ached constantly. I think I could be confusing tooth ache with withdrawal symptoms. I have looked at my teeth and swear I see decay everywhere.

I do brush my teeth regularly, for 2 min minimum, twice a day with fluoride toothpaste but have never flossed.

I am also scared of the cost as I have lost my insurance card and will have to pay upfront.

I need to vent in anonimity.

JeanSeberg Fri 09-Jan-15 12:08:06

JeanSeberg Fri 09-Jan-15 12:09:30

Hello Gold, there's another thread on a similar topic where a few of us finally 'biting the bullet' after several years of not visiting the dentist.

Come and join us, you'll be in good company and we can support each other.

Good luck for Monday!

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