I have anxiety, ocd, and now depression. I have 3 wonderful kids and a fiancé. 3 months ago, I chipped my front tooth, which was not a huge deal, but I went to a dentist that I worked for through high school, as my regular dentist was on vacation. This dentist destroyed my almost perfect front tooth. The tiny chip was nothing, he shortened and thinned my tooth and charged me for bonding. It never needed bonding. My ocd has focused on this tooth and through this process, I have multiplied the problem. Another dentist "traumatized" another tooth. My other front tooth has always been a bit crooked, never bothered me, but now there is a space between my two front teeth. I'm debating on invisalign or braces, while hoping the traumatized tooth doesn't require a root canal. I'm embarrassed to see people or smile. I don't want to leave my house and I am having panic attacks. I know there are many more serious problems and this is not about vanity but about not feeling right. I'm at a point where I hate myself and don't know what to do. I feel like im losing my mind and like the worst mother on earth because I'm so sad that I can't concentrate or laugh with my kids like I want to, and that is not fair to them. I'm missing out on life and I can't control it. I should be grateful for many things and I am, but I can't feel comfortable in my own skin. I wake up having panic attacks every day. I cry everyday. I feel like this period of life may never end and it scares me. I don't want to live this way or have my kids deal with a sad mother. Again, I'm embarrassed and sorry, I know there are many more serious problems going on here. I also have to have a biopsy on something a dentist found in my mouth. I don't know why this is happening.
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