Dental patient, we really wish you wouldn't do that

Nov. 13, 2023
Every dental professional has their challenging patients. How do your dental patient peeves compare with your peers'?

Dental patients…you love them, but if you’re being real, you know they work your last nerve sometimes. From the mildly irritating to the downright exasperating, here are some things dental professionals say they wish their patients wouldn’t do—ever again.

Some material adapted from “Dear Patient: 9 things we wish you wouldn’t do at the dentist” by Amanda Hill, BS, RDH, originally published in 2022, and "This got you talking: Top peeves in dental hygiene" on sister site RDH.

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