Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Serenity Family Dental
At Serenity Family Dental, eminently qualified dentist Dr. Li ensures the oral health of all her clients with routine cleanings, implants, pediatric care, and realignment. The good doctor draws from the experience of multiple advanced degrees, fluency in English and Chinese, and a special focus on oral biology to keep all her patients' mouths healthy and spotlessly clean. Visitors relax in a comfy treatment chair in a sun-filled office, and kids can pass the time in a separate toy-filled playroom decorated with paintings of pirate ships and animals, and photographs of pirate ships captained by animals.