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oral surgeon and dentist in about 7 hours. WHY AM I STILL AWAKE



Junior member
Jul 31, 2015
I should really be sleeping. But I am consumed with anxiety, fear, worry, excitement... I'm so obsessed with my teeth. I'm getting 2 upper front teeth extracted and then temporary crowns/bridges placed in just a few hours, after years of hiding the ugly decay. This is a good thing, but it's a big deal emotionally...I just can't wait to put this first step behind me...this is the last night I will have ugly teeth. I just need to keep telling myself that and get some damn sleep already.

If you don't sleep now, don't worry about it - I often find going to the dentist overly tired helps me relax better in the chair (I've spent so much energy worrying, I just am too worn out to care once they start :) ). I'm sure you'll do great through the procedure and you'll earn yourself a nice nap when you get home!