“I wouldn’t dream of hurting you. You know that right?”
“Are you sure about that?” she asked looking up at him anxiously. “It’s my first time.”
“I’ll be quick”, he promised.
She winced in pain as he put his skill to use.
Seconds later, her tooth fell into a tray nearby. Just as the dentist put the pair of pliers away, the little girl in the chair smiled happily at her father.