An understanding dental assistant

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2BassetMom
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An understanding dental assistant

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I felt I had to share my good visit to my dentist today. I have been going to this office for about 5 years. I have gotten to know the staff well and really like them. In the past year I have had the same hygienist/assistant work on me and she understands restless legs! She has them too but not as severe as I do. I gave warning to both the assistant and dentist that my legs were really active because of weaning off my Neupro Patch. They asked how they could make me comfortable and I asked that I not be laid back so flat and they accommodated me. During the procedure I was asked how I was doing. So there are caring professionals out there. As the dentist left she told me to take care and the assistant said she hoped I would be past this weaning period soon. What a difference it makes to be cared for in such a manner.

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2BassetMom wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:24 am
I felt I had to share my good visit to my dentist today. I have been going to this office for about 5 years. I have gotten to know the staff well and really like them. In the past year I have had the same hygienist/assistant work on me and she understands restless legs! She has them too but not as severe as I do. I gave warning to both the assistant and dentist that my legs were really active because of weaning off my Neupro Patch. They asked how they could make me comfortable and I asked that I not be laid back so flat and they accommodated me. During the procedure I was asked how I was doing. So there are caring professionals out there. As the dentist left she told me to take care and the assistant said she hoped I would be past this weaning period soon. What a difference it makes to be cared for in such a manner.
I love stories such as this. And so happy it happened to you.
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Thank you for telling us of your experience - heartwarming.
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Your story is another reminder that I should be kind to people whenever I can, because even that small of a thing can make such a big difference in someone's day. I'm glad you had nice people!
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