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Channel 5 News in Dallas reports that a Minyard’s Carnival Grocery Store has signed a deal with All Smiles Dental and Orthodontics to open a dental office inside the store, providing customers with x-rays, fillings and cleanings.

According to the story, “The dental office representatives said they are trying to make visits more affordable. Patients can see a dentist with or without an appointment, and shop instead of sitting in a waiting room … they will accept insurance but will also offer cash plans for low-income customers.”

KC's View:
Maybe it is just my phobia, but if I’m walking down the supermarket aisle and hear the very specific sound of a dentist’s drill, I’m leaving.

Because the next thing I expect to hear is Sir Laurence Olivier muttering, “Is it safe?”