Whether teeth are in need of a simple cleaning or in need of serious help, patients turn to Dr. Rolando Velasco. He specializes in fixing chipped, broken, and rotted teeth. He also covers unsightly chompers with veneers crafted from porcelain or papier mâché, and fills in smile gaps with dental implants.
Whether lightening the appearance of wrinkles or blasting away dead skin cells, the medical staff at both locations of Mosa Med Spa rely on up-to-date cosmetics equipment. Board-certified physicians Jose I. Garri, MD, DMD and Dr. Ramiro Peréz, Jr. lead a team of medical professionals, all of whom specialize in minimally invasive techniques such as skin-resurfacing microdermabrasion and anti-aging facials. One of the med spa's crowning jewels is the Candela laser, which heats away melanin deep in the follicles to remove hair from nearly any skin type.
At Gemini Dental, oral care is a family affair: the sons of a prominent Peruvian dentist in Lima, brothers Luis and Jorge Velis opened their own clinic after graduating together from the University of Florida in 1998, helping them stay as close to each other as two front teeth. Dedicated to keeping their skills sharp, the brothers and their staff undergo continuing education. It allows them hone their skills with such smile-improving procedures as affixing Invisalign braces, performing virtual imaging, and teaching the hygienically correct way to pull back lips and pretend to be in a wind tunnel. Besides regular dental care, the six staff doctors render such advanced services as low-radiation digital X-rays and single-visit, ceramic crowns.
The softly scented candles and soothing music that permeate Gables Perfect Smile may remind visitors of a spa and not a dental practice, but this calming atmosphere is simply the manifestation of Dr. Victor Gutierrez goal to make patients as comfortable as possible. Since opening a private practice in 1994, the dentist has enrolled in continuing-education courses to master skills in areas ranging from cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry to implant dentistry. Today, the team of dental professionals work with each patient or tooth fairy to craft a custom plan that can include treatments such as Invisalign teeth straightening and full-mouth reconstructions. They can also perform sedation dentistry to keep patients as calm as possible.
In addition to the standard lineup of general and cosmetic dentistry services, Gables Perfect Smile boasts technology-based treatments such as the Waterlase MD dental laser, which removes tooth decay without using excess heat, vibration, or demolition trucks. Their smile makeover calls upon cosmetic imaging to render a preview of patients' potential smile.
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The lingering numbness after a dental procedure is one of many reasons people dread making the appointment. That's why the team at Dental Cosmetic Spa use OraVerse, a technology that helps restore sensation in about half the time as usual. This is just one example of the team's commitment to making visits not only anxiety-free, but legitimately enjoyable.
When patients sit down in the office's massaging dental chairs, assistants offer them amenities such as noise-cancelling headphones, exotic beverages and comfort pillows. A 3D television in each room works to keep patients occupied while the doctor looks around with a small, digital interoral camera, saving you the hassle of a lot of head-tilting and prodding. Meanwhile, aromatherapy oils elevate relaxation, as does soft music and optional nitrous oxide.
The healthy smiles coming out of Gables Dental Care are the result of a multi-faceted approach to dental care that consists of preventative, restorative, and, most importantly, preventative treatments. Dr. Gabriela Aran and her staff perform regular examinations as a first line of defense against disease and decay. In the event that an untreated condition has already led to damage, Dr. Aran and her team can treat the area using basic as well as surgical methods. They can even make smiles look flawless and radiant by applying porcelain crowns and veneers, inserting tooth-colored composite fillings, or gluing small pieces of glitter to each bicuspid.