Do not think of this as surrender. No one expects you to be John Wayne and tough this out. You did the smart thing. And the efficient thing -- getting both appointments out of the way tomorrow. Brava!
What she said. You're NOT whining. I'm wishing you good luck, an end to your pain, and a speedy recovery.
Count me in, too. It doesn't make sense to be in pain when the dentist can help you. Feel better soon!