I unfortunately have to go to the dentist next week. Like many people, I am terrified at the sight of the needles that inject some sort of pain killer into my gums. The last time I was there I refused to be numbed, and I ended up screaming at the top of my lungs when the dentist hit a nerve. Do you know of any other options?
Signed, Rose Ann
from Kansas City, Kansas
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Don’t feel bad because millions of people share your fear. You could try going to a hypnotist that could possibly teach you to ignore the pain, by using the tactic “mind over matter”. But I would suggest that you should eat a handful of Trinidad Scorpion Morouga Blend peppers right after you’re seated in the chair. These are the world’s hottest peppers, and they will make you feel like you’re breathing fire. After munching on some of these, I promise you, you won’t feel a needle in your mouth, or your tongue. Your dentist could literally pull your teeth out one at a time with a pair of pliers, and other than your inability to pronounce certain words, you wouldn’t even know he was there. But, if your local grocer doesn’t sell these and you’re budget minded, instead you can gargle with couple of cups of boiling water. It’ll have the same affect as the peppers, accept with countless blisters. I hope this helps.