The Chicago Dental Society's annual survey asked dentists about
patients and the wacko stuff they do in the chair. Here are the
5) Making out. Apparently
some folks like to test their fluoride treatment and teeth cleaning
right away on their boo. Gross.
4) Playing video games.
Ever get knocked upside the head during an exam because a patient
needs to beat one more level of Tetris?
3) Reading a book or
magazine while the dentist is trying to perform an exam. Do
you have patients who are just too riveted about what's going on
with Brad and Angelina to put that magazine down for a
2) Grooming. Some dentists
reported patients using that light above the dental chair to help
touch up makeup or even give the eyebrows a pluck.
And the most annoying thing patients do while in the dentists'
Answering their cell
What patient behaviors annoy you?