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    The top 13 freakiest dental horror stories

    We polled our readers for their most outrageous stories... and the responses did not disappoint.

    Ghosts are scary. Ghouls are scary. But these creepy apparitions have nothing on some of the terrifying things that happen in the dental practice.

    Creepy hallway“Surely dentistry can’t be THAT unnerving,” a layperson might say. We wanted to find out just how wrong they are. We polled our readers for the scariest, grossest, freakiest, most bizarre things they’ve seen in the dental practice, and got an overwhelming amount of cringe-worthy responses. There were dozens of astonishing tales, but we narrowed it down to the top 13. Some will make you shiver. Some will make you gag. Some will make you laugh. But all of them are guaranteed to leave you shaking your head in amazement.

    Related reading: Check out last year's top 13 scariest dental horror stories

    We requested the responses be anonymous, so there’s no way of knowing where these amazing stories originated… could it have been in YOUR practice? Check out the top 13 craziest stories to find out.

    Continue to the next page to read the stories.


    Laura Dorr
    Laura Dorr is the executive editor of DPR's Modern Dental Network.


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