As Brian leaned over his patient, he felt a sudden surge of pain in his abdomen. He winced visibly, brow contorting in pain that he pushed away immediately. He couldn't let this daunt him. He had to push through. Taking a short breath, he leaned forward again, beginning the cleaning.
Twenty minutes later, Brian pulled back, setting down his tools and removing his gloves. "Alright," he said, removing his mask and smiling. "You, Mr. Delamere, are good to go. Your teeth look great, and we'll get those cavities filled the next time you come and see us."