It’s just that, sometimes, it totally highjacks a situation. I was in labor with my daughter and the nurses were going over my medical history. I ended up giving them the whole backstory, just trying to be polite.It got to the point that they asked about previous surgeries, to which, I mentioned I had dental surgery. It threw everything they/we were doing through a loop.) Some women were very aggressive when approaching me for a date.
" "Business and personal relationships must be kept separate," advises a male dentist in New York.
Some do, some frolic and some live happily ever after.
A recent dental marketing survey conducted by The Wealthy Dentist revealed that dentist-patient dating is not as rare as one might think. Female dentists are especially likely to find dating a patient not just unprofessional, but totally unacceptable. "It's wrong according to the Hippocratic Oath," opines a third female dentist from Illinois.
When I was single, I'd ask patients for a date or they would ask me. I probably went out with at least a dozen or so patients.
(Except for the time when three girlfriends were in my waiting room at the same time!I am an open book and never shy away at the chance to tell others about my experienceâ€”but there are times even I am like, “Ugh, I really don’t feel like getting into it”.