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Offline ladar

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Dental treatment
« on: Jan 25 2018, 03:04 PM »
Can anyone give any tips on dealing with visiting the dentist for a filling.  I'm quite worried that the noise of the drill is going to aggravate/make worse the tinnitus or also bring on a vertigo attack.

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Linda

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Re: Dental treatment
« Reply #1 on: Jan 25 2018, 05:31 PM »
Headphones and listen to some relaxing music?  Purple Haze by J Hendrix can be very effective in taking your mind off most things…

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Re: Dental treatment
« Reply #2 on: Jan 25 2018, 07:16 PM »
Does your dentist know about the MD etc? He/she might have some ideas that could help if you talk to him/her. Personally I find the tilting chair more disconcerting, especially on the way back up, though so far no major problem; I just get up slowly.

Purple Haze, Wobbler? How do you sing along with a mouth full of metal and cotton swabs?

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Re: Dental treatment
« Reply #3 on: Feb 01 2018, 09:21 AM »
Don't be horizontal- I always sit at about 45 degrees and he doesn't seem to mind.

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Re: Dental treatment
« Reply #4 on: Feb 04 2018, 01:26 PM »
Thank you all for your tips.  I think I will forgo  Purple Haze and take up the other suggestions.

Linda