Using a combination of whitening gel and FDA-approved blue accelerating lights, the DaVinci teeth-whitening system can leave teeth an average of up to eight shades whiter. During office visits, clients apply the signature whitening solution—an organic plant- and mineral-based gel—to chompers. A specially designed LED laser light is used with the food-grade hydrogen peroxide gel to lift lingering stains. Once the tonal transformation is complete, patients may walk away with the graffiti of tobacco, wine, coffee, and age erased from their smiles. To continue the process, Davinci also produces a take-home personal whitening kit that includes 12 gel applications, an LED accelerator light, custom-fitted trays, and remineralizing and desensitizing gel to care for enamel.
The knowledge keepers at UniversalClass feed intrepid and curious minds alike through their exhaustive catalog of online continuing education courses. Students think their way through a curriculum of arts, accounting, cooking, or career-training courses, earning CEUs (continuing education units) as they go. In lieu of brick-and-mortar classrooms, classes meet in a virtual space constructed out of high-tech building blocks such as streaming videos, website avatars, instructor-crafted content, and social networks. The classes’ persistent online presence also allows busy students to learn at their own pace and still receive continual feedback from instructors. Students can bounce from subject to subject, preparing for a new career in proofreading, psychology, or statistics, or bone up on more esoteric topics such as metaphysics in case they get invited to tea inside the Large Hadron Collider.
Bermudez Investigations sees to the safety of Tampa denizens with services that include basic firearms training, security-guard training, and private investigation. To illuminate shooting fundamentals, their instructors mix lecture-based sessions with time at a shooting range, covering everything from gripping position and firing techniques to proper safety. They also teach citizens and future security guards nonfirearm essentials, such as self-defense tactics and CPR. Beyond these courses, the company also employs a team of private investigators, who can locate missing people and property or gather the evidence needed to prove that stuffed animal over there is definitely possessed.
Under the instruction of 8th degree senior masters Laura and David Kowkabany, martial arts students develop an arsenal of physical and mental skills to succeed in and out of the studio. At Kowkabany’s Family Martial Arts, Laura and David teach self-defense tactics and guide students through dynamic punches and kicks, while emphasizing the importance of life skills such as self-discipline and focus. The studio is a member of the American Tae Kwon Do Association, offering training programs for adults and youngsters, where kids as young as three can learn the importance of fitness and discipline while building the confidence to stand up to bullies or ask a hardhearted hall monitor to prom.