Whether you’d prefer to spend your Friday in the presence of flying pucks or just have a professional  interest in the human mouth, this profile by LA Times‘ David Wharton of an Anaheim oral surgeon who tends to a pro hockey team is sure to pique your interest.

According to Wharton,  Dr. Bao-Thy Grant, “this self-described “short Asian chick who knows nothing about hockey” administers to professional athletes who have unusually high thresholds for pain, yet she speaks to them in soothing tones as she cleans and numbs their wounds.”