By retainer - 22/07/2009 22:36 - United States

Today, at the dentist, the new, rather airy assistant went to prep me for an extraction. She began pulling on something in my mouth, and a moment later, I felt intense pain and then the wetness of blood. She was trying to pull out "that weird wire thing". In other words, my permanent retainer. FML
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Omg, ouch. Seriously though, you'd think a dentist would know about that.

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Omg, ouch. Seriously though, you'd think a dentist would know about that.

She's not a dentist.

No, she's not, but she should have quickly looked over the patients dental history file. You don't just take a look in a patients mouth and start doing whatever you please.

and you wonder why people don't like to go to the dentist... Seriously OW!

Yeah, she was only an assistant and she must have been REALLY RETARDED

She wasn't the dentist, she was a really, really bad assistant. What kind of moron just decides to pull something out of someone's mouth? What, did she think that you had a wire in your mouth for no reason and you didn't know about it? I sure hope the dentist is willing to pay to compensate you for her assistant's stupidity, otherwise, you can sue not just for damages but for pain and suffering too.

fuck what she should have done.... i would have punched her in her mouth.

LAWSUIT!! SUE THAT IS HORRIBLE!

Well apparently she did.

Wtf. Sue the dentist office.

True that. I really hate the sue happy culture that we live in but this is definitely something that you should sue. I mean what the fuck? "Weird wire thing?" Because people normally have wire's in their mouths for no reason at all. She didn't even ask before pulling it out?! Stupid bitch.

I agree #64. There is entirely too much suing going around that is part of why certain things cost as much as they do...but this chick needs to find *some* way to make amends, because she does not sound like someone who should have her hand in anyone's mouth. I'm normally very forgiving of innocent mistakes but this is too effing much.

I was just about to say that.

aww,that sucks. what a dumbass,she should get fired for that,even if she was an assistant,it wasn't her business to touch your mouth,that's why she's the ASSISTANT and not the dentist in charge.FYL.

... do you know what a dental assistant is? Idiot.

Do YOU know what a dental assistant is?

wow that's completely retarded! she must be a super fucking hot assistant, cuz she definitely wasn't hired for her IQ or expertise.

... she ought to return to school.... or check your records...

seriously what an idiot..

yea she should return to middle school

I hope you then used that "weird wire thing" to strangle her and yankout her eyes. Oh, and @1: it was the assistant, not the dentist.

omg D: i hate going to the dentist.. and this made me shudder

same here, i went the other day and got a tooth pulled and was almost in tears the entire time. and thats with numbing shit, and the dentist didn't pull out my retainer.

You just have to suck it up.. It took my dentist a full hour to extract one of my teeth, she put "the numbing shit" on my mouth like 3 times.

Sue for malpractice?

WEll if you sue for malprcatice you're hurting the Doctor no the assistant because DA's don't carry malpractice insurance.

just get her fired then.

Ugh! That's revolting!