By Anonymous - 28/03/2014 00:09 - United States - Kent

Today, I took my 12 year-old to the orthodontist. While I was talking to the dentist about what was needing to be done, my daughter listened. With a straight face, the dentist joked, "Yeah, we're going to need to rip off her entire jaw." My daughter won't leave her room anymore. FML
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I wouldn't want to leave either

She'll realise that it was joke hopefully.

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I wouldn't want to leave either

Me either! Going to the dentist is already uncomfortable enough without these kinds of jokes!

I think we need to drill into the situation.

I was at the orthodontist and the doctor told an assistant that I had a G. I asked what it meant and he said with a straight face that it meant a growth. It actually mean good, as in good hygiene.

She'll realise that it was joke hopefully.

Eventually.... After many years of cavities and lots and lots of therapy.

The reason I hated dentists when I was a kid is these sick jokes they make!! It's like they enjoy seeing the patient frightened!

Those kinds of 'jokes' can destroy a child's trust in medical professionals. What a jackass, to say something like that.

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She won't leave her room? Is the dentist like the demon in those chain letters in that he's going to be by her bed at 3:00 am to take her jaw off?

It's because she didn't send the story to 10 people before midnight.

^ this^ is one of the best comments I have ever read in my years reading FML

That really bites!

That pun was jaw-dropping.

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That comment has been said to me about 50 times. It never gets old.

She'll calm down eventually, but really, what was he thinking?

"Maybe this kid has an adult/morbid sense of humor!" *screaming* "...fuck."

#6 most people hate the dentist, dentists know this and sometimes they try way too hard to be funny. Every time I go I'm clinched tight enough to pass diamonds and I haven't even had a bad experience with a dentist. Except military dental, but they're butchers and don't count as dentists in my mind.

My dentist is awesome. You guys just have terrible dentists.

I have an irrational fear of the dentist, if they said that I would probably do the same. To me even a check up is terrifying.

Officially scarred for life

And that is the beginning of an irrational fear.

Given the circumstance, I'd say a rational fear.

I would do the same

The psycho dentist strikes again!