Water going into nasal passage during dentist cleaning?

The last two times I’ve got to the dentist for general cleaning it was pretty uncomfortable. The water (and saliva) goes “up into my nose/nasal passage” and it feels like I’m being waterboarded. They have to put me in a near upright position just to finish cause I can’t bear it even after a couple seconds. Does... show more The last two times I’ve got to the dentist for general cleaning it was pretty uncomfortable. The water (and saliva) goes “up into my nose/nasal passage” and it feels like I’m being waterboarded. They have to put me in a near upright position just to finish cause I can’t bear it even after a couple seconds. Does anyone know what the problem is?
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