During the exam at Jefferson Dental, which welcomes walk-ins, one of the dentists from the smile-savvy staff ventures into facial caves in search of tooth decay and gum disease. A skilled technician then snaps x-ray pictures, uncovering hidden problems to use as blackmail. Opting to add cleaning ensures that a whirlpool of floss and paste separates debris, plaque, and tartar from enamel and that fangs look more polished than a socialite dipped in wax.
At Genesis Dental, a staff fluent in English, Spanish, and Korean keeps mouths healthy with general and cosmetic dentistry. In their office filled with vibrant yellows, oranges, and greens, staff members preach preventative dentistry, teaching patients to properly care for their tongue and teeth in between visits. When restorative treatment is necessary, however, they rely on their experience and the latest technology to tend to teeth with fixes ranging from filling cavities to performing root canals to building troll-free bridges.
With hundreds of participating locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-health-care professionals that delivers a variety of dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists has the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a tooth-stack. Since Right Dental Group encompasses a wide range of offices and dentists, customers can schedule appointments online for any dental service—from routine cleanings and x-rays, to restorative crowns, Invisalign treatments, or cosmetic Zoom whitening—at the neighborhood location they prefer.
Laughing youngsters huddle in a play area as adults sip warm lattes nearby and check their email at an Internet bar. Individually mounted TVs, heated pillows, and video-game rooms keep patients entertained and at ease in each of DFW Family Dentistry’s seven offices. Every office shares the same focus on patient comfort, and they stay open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for appointments before school, after work, or before nightly werewolf hunts. DFW Family Dentistry stands behind its dentists' work with a three-year warranty for issues such as chipped fillings.
A conglomerate of independent dental practices, Crown Council’s tooth-care professionals offer a full selection of cosmetic, sedation, and general dentistry procedures. Make mouth pearls shine up to eight times whiter than before with a fast and safe Zoom! teeth whitening treatment. While patients are enjoying music, TV, or a live reading of The Cat in the Hat by Donald Sutherland, a special lamp and brightening gel team up to repaint coffee-, cola-, or cigar-stained munchers with a brand-new coat of long-lasting whiteness in less than an hour. A set of take-home bleaching trays is also included to extend the whitening effect. One third of Crown Council’s proceeds from today’s Groupon will benefit Smiles for Life, a foundation that raises money for children’s charities.