To try and help her to relax, he decided to tell her a little joke as he put on his latex gloves.
“Do you know how they make these gloves?” he asked her.
“No, I don’t”, she replied.
“Well”, he said, making up a story to try and make her laugh, “there is a building in China with a big tank of latex and workers of all hand sizes walk up to the tank, dip in their hands, let them dry, then peel off the gloves and throw them into boxes of the right size”.
The elderly lady didn’t even start to smile.
“Oh well, I tried”, the dentist thought.
However, five minutes later, during a delicate portion of the dental procedure, the elderly lady burst out laughing.
“What’s so funny?”, the dentist asked her.
“Oh, I was just picturing how condoms are made!”
It just goes to show that you have to watch those little old ladies! Their minds are always working!
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