Have You Seen This? The hilarity of numb face

(Kara West/YouTube)



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THE DENTIST'S CHAIR — There's nothing like the feeling of immaculately clean teeth to keep you going back to the dentist, even if you do have a not-so-gentle hygienist.

That being said, the reality is that many of us have visited the dentist only to find that we needed more than a cleaning that day. Cavities, root canals and crowns loom large in some of our lives, and that means a good face numbing with a local anesthetic.

But the thing is, if you keep your sense of humor during your dental procedure, sometimes the effects of a numb face really pay off in the humor department, as did YouTube user Kara West in a video she posted in 2013 that the Internet is currently enjoying.

According to the video description, West was at the dentist to finish getting a crown. But one side of her face is so numb, it doesn't appear to even move one millimeter.

She finds it so hysterical, she laughs until she cries … or maybe she's crying until she laughs? It's hard to tell when her face is conveying extreme mixed messages.


Martha Ostergar is the former Video Productions Manager of KSL.com. She has moved on to write elsewhere, but she can't seem to break her habit of cruising the Internet for amazing videos and writing about them. Follow her on Twitter at @monstergar.

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