Invisalign straightens crooked chompers through a combination of highly advanced, 3-D computer graphics and the spells of good old-fashioned orthodontia. Four practices feature orthodontists specially trained and certified in the Invisalign process, which eschews cumbersome braces for clear, removable aligners that are virtually invisible to the unclothed eye. An initial exam, including x-rays, photos, and impressions of your mouth terrain ($325), will pave the way for a flurry of calibrated teeth sheaths that are designed to slowly shift your walnut crackers into perfect alignment. The total cost of an Invisalign treatment varies with each customer (it can run anywhere from $2,000 to $8,000); this Groupon gets you $1,000 to put toward that final cost. View some Invisalign FAQs here.
The technicians at Smiles On The Run keep teeth bright and healthy with safety-conscious whitening techniques. Eschewing bleaches, lasers, and bottles of Wite-Out, staff members instead use a peroxide-based gel and LED lights to achieve noticeable results. During treatment—which typically lasts no longer than 45 minutes per session—they even coat gums and lips in a protective layer of Vitamin E gel to prevent the whitening compound from bleaching the gums.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: Two to ten people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Pro Smile
Dr. David Chiu and his team of smile renovators at Anchor Dental keep mouths neat and tidy with a suite of dental procedures. In the comprehensive exam, hygienists give pearly whites a once-over, sleuthing for plaque-ridden molars, camouflaged cavities, and any signs of oral cancer. Next, a cleaning attacks tartar and squatting bands of Sour Patch Kids. A full-mouth x-ray searches for hidden decay and mislaid wisdom teeth and a periodontal health screening checks teeth’s gummy garden beds for signs of gingivitis. Groupon patients with gum problems also receive a 50% discount on a full periodontal cleaning, including scaling and root planing.
The little touches make all the difference at A-1 Amazing Massage & Day Spa. Hot stones and aromatherapy amplify the calming effects of massage, and the steam tent that clients lie inside during body wraps makes the wraps toastier than a greenhouse in the Sahara. The spa also provides traditional and LED-based facials, exfoliating back treatments, and sea-salt body polishes.
Island Tan detoxifies the body with calorie-burning, form-whittling Formostar infrared body wraps. During each 50-minute treatment, guests repose beneath a sextet of silicone pads that rest on problem spots such as thighs and hips for women, abdomens and chests for men, and hooves for minotaurs. Patrons control the temperature of their incubating blanket, releasing the desired amount of far-infrared heat that will penetrate the skin's surface. As the mercury of each body's internal thermometer creeps up, bodies may sizzle away between 900 and 1,400 calories, or the equivalent of seven boiling cauldrons of rainbow sprinkles. Most patients require 6–10 sessions to blast away noticeable inches.
Dr. Mike Kesner has always had a knack for working with his hands. As a boy, he constantly built model vehicles. In college, his plans to become a medical doctor shifted to dentistry because it held more opportunity for the hands-on manipulation of small instruments and precision parts. In 1984, he established Made Ya Smile Dental, a place where he carefully extracts wisdom teeth, fills in spaces between teeth, and installs implants into the jawbone to replace a missing tooth. He also specializes in Lumineers, and his practice’s five locations together make up one of biggest Lumineers providers in the country.
Although he and his team of dentists work in separate locations, each of their offices share a similar design and set of amenities. Visitors at any of the five locations marvel at the reception areas’ coffeehouse ambiance as they sit at a café table, sip coffee, and work on the movie script for Vampires vs. Martians: The Reddest Dawn. In the treatment rooms, patients drift off while listening to music on the provided headphones. Anxious patients relax with nitrous oxide or the sounds of the rainforest simulated by the staff.