Sensitive to dentist-phobia, Sound Smiles Pediatric Dentistry’s Dr. Tyler Shawcroft fosters a kid-friendly environment in his office. Video games and interactive children’s games with prizes help keep his patients relaxed while he examines, cleans, and checks teeth for signs of decay using low-radiation digital x-rays. Other services in Dr. Shawcroft’s repertoire include tooth-colored fillings, crowns, and orthodontics.
No one should be concerned that Lila Day, MD, is resting on her laurels. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Washington. She worked on some of the first studies of HIV at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and her research was published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. She embarked on a medical mission in Africa, and has resided in Mexico, the West Indies, and England. But today, the fruits of her medical globetrotting are ripe for the picking by the citizens of Lake Tapps, where her family practice promotes well-being with a barrage of health services. Alongside full physicals and massage therapy, Dr. Day and her team take particular care of women with gynecological exams and children with pediatric care. They can also help patients shed pounds in time for spandex season with nutrition counseling, Ideal Protein diets, and cold-laser Zerona contouring treatments. Whether one is afflicted with a tummy ache or unshakable stress, Dr. Day is bound to have a remedy and an attendant anecdote from a faraway land.