There’s a chair in there and a theatre manager, a barber, a dentist and a psychologist too. What happens when
we exchange seats with four professionals?
Writer: Sarah Harris – Photographs: David Field
Dr Jim Thomson, Eaglehawk dentist
I remember my first visit to the dentist very clearly. I was five years old and I was taken by my mother and my aunty to this place in town. I was taken up some stairs, and into this room where another door opened and this man appeared dressed completely in white. He picked me up and carried me into his surgery, threw me in this old chair and whacked a mask over my face. I remember struggling and then waking up with a mouthful of blood and missing teeth…