Dr. Britt Baker's status as a professional wrestler has resulted in an uptick in fans visiting the dental practice where she works.
In case you weren't already aware, AEW's Women's Champion Dr. Britt Baker is also a real-life dentist. During a Planet Comic-Con panel, Baker said that although the number of fans making appointments with her is rising, she appreciates the fact that they're actually coming for cleanings and check-ups as opposed to just for pictures and autographs.
"Yeah, the number’s definitely rising rapidly," Baker admitted. "I'm getting a lot more fans. Surprisingly a lot of people are driving from Jacksonville to Orlando because they've been in a crowd for our Jacksonville shows. It's cool though because they're not there to just chat or take a picture or get an autograph, they're there for an appointment and to get a cleaning. It's kind of cool because I really am a role model. We're improving oral health because I'm a wrestler and a dentist."
Baker continued on, noting that she gets excited when a patient is a wrestling fan because she too is a fan. Furthermore, she believes that the dental advice she gives to fans is more likely to be followed because of the respect they have for her.
"A lot of times they’re really nervous. I’m really good at picking up on when they're a fan or when they're not and I get really excited when it's a wrestling fan because I know they're there for two reasons and they're excited. I'm a wrestling fan too so I put myself in their position. But I think so, I like to think they respect me a little more than the average dentist because I'm the best in the game right now so they have to," Baker said.
Up next for Britt inside the ring is a defence of her AEW Women's Championship against Kris Statlander at AEW All Out on Sunday, September 5. Fightful will have live coverage of the event on that day.
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