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  1. B

    Feeling really overwhelmed right now

    I don't know how in the real world anyone does it! You got all those responsibilities in the world and people are still happy and enjoying their lives. I find it hard to do that when you're so overwhelmed and it's like you're falling apart. I don't understand how some people can stay in...
  2. Artmuzz

    The Dentist

    If anyone has read my posts they will know that I suffer from depression, severe anxiety and panic disorder. The panic disorder came about in 2015 after experiencing a full blown panic attack that also left me like a zombie. I registered with a dentist a few years ago not long after my panic...
  3. I

    fear of dentist please help

    Hi I haven't been to dentist for so long as fear of going and I'm.finally being brave have an appointment for Thursday.however I'm.so.scared of getting terrible feedback
  4. M

    Life after Mirtazapine and Counselling

    So after around a year of being on 30mg of Mirtazapine a day and monthly visits to a counsellor, the latter decided to call time on my visits as I was improving month by month and I stopped taking the medication entirely - cold turkey. The end date for my counselling and my medication review...
  5. Poopy Doll

    mortgage raised, refrigerator dying, category 5 hurricane, need a dentist and no money

    mortgage raised, refrigerator dying, category 5 hurricane, need a dentist and no money It's too many things. I can't hardly eat. The bank sold our mortgage to another bank and they raised it from $882 to $1100. The refrigerator is dying and we can't afford a new one, so would have to shop for a...
  6. S

    I'm scared.

    I have had pain in the right side of my face for about 4 weeks now. I went the dentist yesterday because I wasn't sure if it was my teeth or what. Anyway my dentist did see me because they said it was an emergency. My dentist examined me and she said that I have a white patch in my mouth but I...
  7. K

    I need to find a dentist that accepts my insurance plan

    I haven't been going to a dentist regularly since 2011 because of all the horrible experiences I had with the last office that I went to. My dad's friend is a dentist and he did a few things to help me the past few years but I know I need a lot of work done. The office I went to before kept me...
  8. M

    Fear of dentist

    Hi, I hope that I will get help and will be able to find a solution to my problem through this forum. My daughter has a severe toothache and has cavities on her teeth. But she won't come with me to the dentist. She is scared of dentists, and screams loudly on the way to the clinic and will run...
  9. B

    Dentist visit- damage from eating disorders

    I currently live in a fairly big city region. My teeth have been severely damaged and I have a king's ransom worth of porcelain veneers in my mouth. I get a new hygienist everytime I see my dentist twice a year. The last time was a nice lady but had so much to say that was incorrect and...
  10. V

    Feeling like I'm being treated differently because of anxiety?

    I have really bad anxiety alot of the time. I am also on the autism spectrum so when my anxiety gets bad I will often have trouble with my social skills so I will act strange. It might come off to some people as rude but that's just a guess. I have above average intelligence but I sometimes act...
  11. P

    Oh no... dentist anxiety

    Sooo my tooth is bad... I think a bit of it just came off and it's been bad for a while so sensible me is forcing myself to phone for an appointment tomorrow. Then anxious me is panicking already. Just booking an appointment is going to be a huge step for me. But going along... ALONE is...
  12. Tired Daisy

    I'm in pain

    I have a bad tooth thats got a filling it and I was eating pizza and the crust was hard as I was chewing on it I bit down on the hard part right on my bad tooth, the filling has dropped out and the tooth has now a bigger whole in it and split. I found it hard to breath for a while when it...
  13. B

    poor money management

    So I have some difficult choices this month. I have forgotten about my car insurance renewal and not put that money aside or made provision for paying it. The only way I can afford to pay it is if a put it on a monthly plan and default on something else. I have a 40 min commute to work which...
  14. Poopy Doll

    My therapist is STUPID

    I was fine until I saw my therapist. I told her I think what happened to me was a bipolar episode last week brought on by the trigger of a stressful dentist visit. She immediately said Oh No, it wasn't bipolar. She said that last week I told her I had a wonderful dentist appointment. She kept...
  15. G

    Scared about any dental work

    Last day I came back home scared from the hospital as the surgeon actually extracted my tooth. I found that he was scared himself. Now it hurts like hell. The worst thing is that I’ll have to go to the dentist for doing the root canal next week. As I had a bad experience with the dentist I...
  16. D

    I did something a bit... crazy!

    I did something that I'm really embarrassed and ashamed by. I haven't told anyone about it. I sent someone a text message and about 10 minutes later they hadn't replied. I got it into my head that they were ignoring me because I don't matter to them or that they had fell out with me and was...
  17. S

    Hello To All

    Hello to all. I go by JJ. I'm a 28 year old, single female. I'm dealing with depression, anxiety and dental phobia. Right now the dental phobia and anxiety are out of control. I've had a lot of dental work done recently and I just can't cope anymore. My phobia started as a young child from...
  18. U

    Can i die from a tooth absess ?

    I dont know if i have posted this in the right place. One of my big Teeth at the back is over half missing and i have an abcess, it does not hurt that much at all but part of the tooth is very wobbly. Can i die from infection if i dont go to the Dentist ? I cannot and will not go to a...
  19. D

    Mouth sore and swollen gum

    I know it's a bit off topic, but I don't have anyone else to ask... On Monday I developed a mouth sore on the inside of my cheek, its red around the edges and white in the middle. Yesterday (Tuesday) throughout the day the back of my gum on one side of my face started to swell up, it's the...
  20. bulbie

    The Dentist

    I had the dentist today. Just a checkup. I need five fillings apparently. I'm not quite sure how I've gone from only needing two to five in 8 months, but I have. She gave me a telling off. I have too much of my prescription toothpaste left, and so I told her that sometimes I forget to brush...