tooth feeling ok!

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   Posted 11/2/2008 3:07 AM (GMT -6)   
 ok so a week after having the root canal, i went back and had it finished... but not before puking on the dental assistant!  OMG, ive never even imagined that before... everything was going fine, i had not vomited for a weeks or more with all the antibiotics and percosets etc.. matter  of fact i had not had any for a few days.. he was scraping out the holes again and i had the dental dam in so no bad tastes or anything to trigger it.. all of a sudden i heard him say real loud, SUCTION!!, and before i knew it i was throwing up volumes of mostly solids all over my right shoulder and the girls legs... how embarrassing!  i kept appologizing and they kept saying it was ok . but iknew they were not happy campers.. a new girl came in and we got my shirt off and they continued working on my tooth while the first girl went and changed... ok so i figure that if they got spare scrubs, it MUST happen often enough to warrent extra clothes. but still i could die of shame..  im gonna send a "sorry" note along with some kind of treat for the office on monday....  but the good news is it seems to have worked and today was mostly pain free and i chewed on that side gingerly but still was able too. smilewinkgrin

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   Posted 11/2/2008 6:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Randy glad your feeling so much better now and the tummy too I hope. No shame in being yourself but I bet they were glad when you got that gail
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   Posted 11/2/2008 6:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Randy, Nothing to die of shame from. I have a friend who works as a dental hygenist she gets thrown up on at least once a week (she says it is the ladocaine injections to the mouth that make people sick). Since they are numbed up there is no way people can control it.
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   Posted 11/2/2008 1:30 PM (GMT -6)   

oh how awful, I hate throwing up in front of people....I could not imagine throwing up on them. yikes!

I am glad you are feeling better though.

If it makes you feel better I would send a card or something but I am sure she is used to it like Navy said. that is why they wear scrubs and not regular clothes.



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