Why Does My Nose Itch at the Dentist?

Do you ever ask yourself: Why does my nose itch at the dentist? or Why do I need to swallow so much while I’m getting my teeth cleaned?  Believe us — you’re not alone!


For some reason, patients get that itchy nose syndrome when they are in the dental chair. We think it’s mainly a psychological thing because when you aren’t able to do something, your brain wants to do it even more. There is also a lot of movement happening near your nose too, so that could give you the itchy scratchies. Don’t feel that you can’t itch your nose while you are having dental treatment done. As long as the drill isn’t going, feel free. Continue Reading…