Drs. Stuart and David Bennett can see the future. Whereas most dentists look into patients’ current dental states, the father-and-son team at Bennett Signature Dentistry uses advanced equipment to both read and help direct patients’ dental destinies. Diagnodent can detect cavities a full year ahead of traditional x-rays, and computer bite analysis measures tooth positioning and helps guide corrective treatments with digital modeling.
One might expect such technology inside a cold, sterile environment, such as a hospital or an android couple’s honeymoon suite. Although Bennett’s graphite hues and stainless-steel fixtures do reflect a commitment to modernity, the clinic also contains an array of anxiety-soothing comforts. Complimentary food and drinks emerge from the countertops of the kitchen, and patrons sink into comfortable fireside chairs. In each operatory, massaging dental chairs work to knead out tension, and flat-panel televisions in front of patients stream Netflix movies and shows.
The cold, blue lights that shine inside Screamin’ White Teeth’s office are not for decoration. Each one emits a wavelength of exactly 465 nanometers—the most effective wavelength for activating the hydrogen-peroxide gel used to whiten teeth. The trained staff slathers teeth in this gel during 15-minute whitening sessions, performing up to three consecutive treatments to reveal the most noticeable results. Previous patients have seen teeth lighten more than eight shades after a triple appointment. The whitening formula used at Screamin’ White Teeth is both safe and effective on natural teeth, as well as veneers, caps, crowns, and dentures made with Chiclets.
Ashby Dental is helmed by Dr. Andrew Ashby, who plies his proficiency in implants, composite fillings, crowns, and bridges, along with a suite of restorative and routine services. During cleanings, Dr. Ashby pampers clients with calming perks, including access to in-chair headphones that soundtrack overhead television sets. The office also keeps clients healthy and informed with digital, low-exposure x-rays that emit less radiation than the vast majority of traditional machines or super villains' home planets.
5280 Teeth Whitening refuses to use any old formula to brighten smiles. The company’s gels are crafted from organic, plant- and mineral-based ingredients, and are packed with important enamel-strengthening qualities. During treatments, which last as little as 20 minutes, the proprietary gels team up with 5280’s FDA-approved laser lights to brighten teeth by up to 24 shades. Rather than try to count each new shade as it emerges, clients can kick back in one of the facility’s private treatment areas.
The Transparent Smiles practice is more like a hip salon than a dentist's office, with smart TVs, iPads with music and games, and massage chairs to keep patients comfortable during treatments. Friendly staff members apply organic, mineral-based DaVinci whitening gel to teeth before activating it with a laser. The process is safe for existing dental work, strengthens enamel while removing stains, and lightens teeth up to eight shades on average.