Dear Prudence video: My dental hygienist won't shut up.

Help! My Dental Hygienist Won’t Stop Asking Me Personal Questions.

Help! My Dental Hygienist Won’t Stop Asking Me Personal Questions.

Advice on manners and morals.
April 29 2015 4:15 PM

Run-at-the-Mouth Dental Hygienist

The woman who cleans my teeth won’t stop asking me personal questions.

Young woman patient and dentist.

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In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a man who can’t stand the probing questions asked by his dental hygienist.

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