Wearing braces improves teeth, much like trapping a mime in an actual box improves their performances. Straighten up with this Groupon.
$2,999 for Complete Invisalign Treatment ($7,500 Value)
Invisalign straightens teeth with a series of clear, removable, custom aligners. The process begins at the dentist’s office, where, during an initial exam, the doctor snaps x-rays and takes impressions of the upper and lower teeth. In the Invisalign lab, technicians craft a set of up to 48 transparent aligners made to the patient’s exact specifications. Patients wear the removable aligners for 6–18 months, changing the aligners every two weeks and only removing them while eating, brushing, or modeling a finely clenched jaw. Throughout the treatment, patients return to the dentist’s office for routine checkups to ensure teeth continue to shift into their proper places. Read the Invisalign FAQs here. This Groupon also includes a complimentary consultation (a $150 value), which is required for this treatment.
Dr. Arsh Ahuja has dentistry in his blood. As a boy, he spent most of his time in his father’s dental practice in Los Angeles, already enamored with his future career. His main takeaway from this early exposure, and from his subsequent dental training in San Francisco, is that, when it’s time to see the dentist, patients are most concerned with one thing: comfort.
As a result of Dr. Ahuja’s early revelations, virtually every aspect of Zen Dentistry is designed to keep patients calm and content. In the reception area, postmodern triangular windows reveal a bustling view of Manhattan, which patients can admire while sipping from a selection of teas that, like expired prank chewing gum, won’t stain teeth. In treatment rooms, patients can zone out inside sets of DVD goggles that simulate 80-inch projector screens while playing their choice of movies or TV shows. Other senses get in on the act, too: hot towels from a Towel Spa warmer pile on faces or necks and soothing scents court olfactory glands.