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anxiety when i cannot swallow


cooleen 13

Junior member
Jul 28, 2021
hello....i have a very small mouth and cannot handle having many things in my mouth at once and not being able to swallow. It makes me feel as if i am drowning or suffocating and i feel like i am going to have a heart attack.I have a crown appointment in a couple months and was told it would be at least an hour and a half...i am dreading it!!
Hi cooleen 13,

was there anything in the past that helped you during the treatment? And how is your dentist - do you feel they care and are open to accommodate your needs?

We also have some information here which may help:

All the best wishes