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Have you always had a dental phobia?
Yeah, I think it started when I was a child. With the needles and drilling, the experience was never pleasant.

And how was your appointment?
It was actually surprisingly painless. I needed two root canals and new crowns, but my dentist, Pia Lieb, explained everything to me to make sure I understood what she was doing. She made me really feel at ease.

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We've heard you have quite the sweet tooth.
Yes I do. I love all chocolate candies and cookies, but I hate sweets with nuts inside. My favorite cookies are Karlie Kloss's -- she makes the best chocolate cookies in the world.

Have you always been very athletic?
My grandfather was a professional basketball player, and my father used to do a lot of sports, so I started with basketball when I was six years old, then I did soccer and handball. I used to have, like, three trainings a day. I also danced for four years, but I wouldn't go to most of the trainings because it was too boring for me.

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What do you miss most about Estonia?
My grandmother's food! Everything she makes is just so good!

Does anything in New York come close?
My favorite restaurant is Lure -- they have the best oysters there -- but Patisserie des Ambassade is also really good.

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Do you have any other hobbies?
I love to paint, but I suck, so I never show my paintings to anyone.

Aside from cookie-baking Karlie, who are your other model friends?
I love Abbey Lee [Kershaw] and Freja [Beha Ericksen]. They are just the coolest girls to hang out with.

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How do you balance modeling with your personal life?
I never mix my work with my personal life. When I'm with my boyfriend or [non-model] friends, we never talk about fashion. For them, I'm just a normal 19-year-old girl.

Check back next Tuesday for the next installment of "The Skinny." Read all our previous model Q&As here.

Photos: WWD Staff