"Feels like i have run out of options"

About: Kingston Hospital

I was referred by my Dentist due to being too nervous. My dentist said he would send a file along with treatment required plan. I assumed therefore that my appointment would be for treatment. However first appointment was jsut an assessment. " months later asked to return. Same again no treatment just x rays and treatment discussion however they did give me a filling for a crumbling front tooth. Dentist used a lot of jargon and tried to involve me in diascussion and decisions but I just really didnt understand what was being said and was so agitated I found it hard to concentrate.

I am due to return Feb 16th but a couple of weeks after filling I started getting pain below the filling. I thought I could wait for next appointment but now pain is spreading all along my jaw up and around my ear and over my skull. It is taking 5 pain killers just to allow me to focus and I have not slept well for days. I called my local Dentist but they asked me to ring hospital and try to go there. I have spent hours and hours ringing number on this website but every time after 15 minutes it says they are unable to take call and terminates the call.

I am having to take about 25 pain killers a day which is making me feel sick and i'm not getting anywhere with sorting the problem out.

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Response from Kingston Hospital

Thank you for your feedback, really sorry to hear you have been having trouble trying to get through to the department. Please send your contact details with more information to comms@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk so we can help you further.

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