As I waited for my queue at the dentist's

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

As I waited for my queue at the dentist's, I heard a shriek behind the closed doors of the consulting room and my teeth started chattering.
 

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You don't wait for a queue. You were waiting for your appointment.

In AmE, you'd just hear "at the dentist."
 

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Use "appointment" instead of "queue".
 

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I will repeat my sentence just as an exercise:

As I waited for my appointment at the dentist, I heard a shriek behind the closed door of the consulting room and my teeth started chattering.
 

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I preferred at the dentist's (as you wrote in post #1).

Note that in other contexts we say 'As I waited in the queue (AmE in line) at the bus stop ...'; 'As I waited for my turn at the supermarket checkout ...'
 
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