For all of my patients who have complained about my singing during treatment I would like to share this from the American Dental Association:
Have you ever wished that your dentist would turn up the music while he/she is drilling your tooth? The American Dental Association recommends that patients listen to music in the dentists office as a form of distraction. A combination of music and an anesthetic during dental procedures can reduce the patients blood pressure and pulse rate more than an anesthetic alone. It has also been noted that patients who listen to music at the dentist office tend to have lower levels of stress-related hormones. Many dentists are aware of this anxiety-reliever and provide their patients with headphones.
By: Brian R. Guldbek, D.D.S.