I used to be an incredibly nervous patient and I hadn't been to see a dentist for many years. This obviously had a knock-on effect. It was when my two front teeth became really loose that I decided I had to do something.
I live in Cranleigh and work in Woking and it was a work colleague who recommended Goldsworth Road Dental Centre Practice. They couldn't have been better: they're really understanding and Felicity (Martin), in particular, is wonderful.
Felicity takes appointments at my pace and is happy to stop at any point. I've been a patient here now for about three years and there has been a complete change in the way I feel about going to the dentist.
When I was younger I had to have four teeth taken out for a brace. It was in the days when they gave you gas and air but I came round half way through the extractions to a gruesome sight. This was obviously very traumatising.
This dentist then gave me more gas and air and it made me very sick for the following four days. The experience was enough to make me terrified of dentists and I developed a very sensitive gag reflex, which made things worse.
I have gone from being really nervous and not going to the dentist for years, to having cosmetic treatments out of choice!