For many people, going to the dentist is a dreaded task, with fears of drills, needles, and surgical masks adding to the anxiety of each visit.
But it is this universal dislike of the dentist’s office that makes the dentistry Reddit subreddit that much more peculiar.
The majority of the thread includes posts from people sharing up-close photos of their mouth and teeth ailments in the hopes of second opinions or advice.
However, while odd, and a little gross, it is the more bizarre stories and helpful advice dispersed throughout the thread that offer a fascinating insight into the world of dentistry.
In one recent post, a man wanted to know if it was common for dentists to drop objects such as a crown down a patient’s throat and then ask that the patient come back when it had come out – as had happened to his girlfriend………CLICK HERE