Repost with Forewords: Cold Sore Is Herpes – Cancel Your Dental Appointment Because Your Dentist Won’t!

I am reposting one of my blog posts in the light of the news of the 10-year-old Briony who died from herpex simplex virus which the doctors failed to diagnose. In this blog post I wrote about a dental nurse who contracted the herpes simplex virus whilst the dentist was treating a patient with a […]

Eavesdropping

Today I overheard a conversation between the nurses and the hygienists. They were sipping away their coffee on a lunch break when one of the hygienists said “Today I punished a patient for missing his previous appointment by playing Justin Bieber. But it didn’t go as planned because he said that it wasn’t really that […]

Part III: I’m Sorry but I Did Not Get Qualified So That I Can Make Coffee for You

It is (finally!) time for the final part of the series of posts. This time it is of course the nurse’s role in the dental practice which probably is the most difficult one. Here’s why. Experience Brings Wisdom The dentist may know dentistry but he does not necessarily have any people skills. Or respect for […]