"At her dental appointments, Deann Romanick sips green tea and takes in the scent of lavender and the sounds of New Age music. She gets a free paraffin hand wax treatment, blankets, a warm neck pad and video eyeglasses in which she can watch "Seinfeld" episodes while the dentist works on her teeth."
"I was totally afraid of the dentist," she said. "Now I go to the dentist every six months and I just can't wait."
"Going to the dentist shouldn't be this bad thing," said Dr. Kimberly Baer, who did Ms. Romanick's dental work. "It should be like going to get your hair done."
At the Dentist's Office, X-Rays, Root Canals and, Now, Pampering in the NYT