Mitchell Dental Spa was featured on CLTV's program, Living Healthy Chicago. This feature shows the many spa amenities and treatments available at our office. Dr. Margaret Mitchell discusses her focus on patient care and making patients enjoy their dental experience rather than fearing them.
Lou Canellis: Since I've been a kid I have hated to go to the dentist. And
truth be told, I'm an adult, and I still can't stand going to the dentist.
But now I'm hearing you can go somewhere and be pampered at the same time.
Andrea Metcalf: That's right. I've already made my appointment. We're going
to the Mitchell Dental Spa.
Narrator: Dentist, Margaret Mitchell, decided to integrate a spa and dental
office to lessen the stigma associated with a typical trip to the dentist.
Dr. Margaret Mitchell: A lot of other folks in my profession will say, on a
daily basis they wake up somebody looks them in the eye and they'll say,
"Hey, welcome, nice to see you." And they'll say, "You know, I really hate
being here." And I think as a dentist if you hear that every day it's kind
of hard for your spirit.
Narrator: That's why all of Dr. Mitchell's patients get a free 10 to 15
minute spa treatment with every visit. This means everything from
refreshing facials to relaxing massages.
Jeff Doan: We have a licensed massage therapist and a licensed esthetician
on staff full-time.
Narrator: And each of the exam rooms are equipped with massage chairs and
personal flat screen TVs. So patients can watch television or listen to
music while they're getting worked on.
Dr. Margaret Mitchell: There's lots of things that we can do to make it
Jeff Doan: Instead of the typical dental experience where most people will
never say they love going to their dentist. We can find hundreds of
patients that say they love coming here.
Narrator: In addition to their free spa treatment, patients can treat
themselves to complimentary champagne and drinks. Dr. Mitchell says her
primary goal is to make patients feel relaxed and welcome.
Dr. Margaret Mitchell: What I've tried to do is to make my office as non-
dental as a dental office as I possibly can.
Narrator: For an additional fee patients can get a more extensive spa
treatment during their trip to the dentist. Most cleanings and exams cost
around $150. And add-on spa treatments are around $95 more.
Jeff Doan: That 10 to 15 minute service can be lengthened to a full 30, 60,
90 minute personal like charge. That's pretty normal for spas in the
general Gold Coast area.
Narrator: For more information check out MitchellDentalSpa.com.
Andrea Metcalf: That was really cool.
Lou Canellis: It really was. I mean, the massage, the facial. Can you get
me an appointment?
Andrea Metcalf: You know, the fun part is they have even hour long
Lou Canellis: I'm in.
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