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Cleaning today, tons of tartar, I'm scared.

  • Thread starter scaredofeverything99
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Sep 20, 2017
I have a cleaning today in about an hour. Due to getting my wisdom teeth out in January I have a TON of tartar. I hate scraping so much, I'm really scared. I also don't want to be lectured about how much tartar I have (that has happened before). Please help.
Hi scaredofeverything99,

I might be too late with a reply already, but anyway. The scraping is unpleasant, I have difficulty with that too. It might be a good idea to talk to your dental team and tell them you are scared. You can arrange a stop signal so that you can get a breather as soon as the scraping gets overwhelming. This alone can make you feel more at ease. A kind caring dentist should never lecture you. If he/she does, then it's not the right dentist.

All the best for you, hope all goes well:clover: