A nonprofit organization, Shoestring City Ranch is run by instructors that dedicate their time to teach teamwork and leadership skills to city-slicker kids by having them work with rescued animals. The environmentally friendly ranch hosts clinics on communicating with pets and group horseback-riding classes that teach everyone from tots to adults how to groom and ride. They also host fun events in addition to classes, such as the 5K Gallop and 1-Mile Tot Trot and a Roping Clinic 101, where a professional rodeo cowboy teaches students how to use a lasso.
Helmed by managing optometrist Dr. Terry Khraishi O.D., the staff at CCV Optica helps to protect patients' eyesight through routine examinations and thorough screenings, with a special focus on serving the Hispanic community. Bilingual specialists inspect eyeballs for signs of glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetes, or fit faces to frames from brands such as Bebe, Ray-Ban, Vera Wang, and Timex.
Smiles West's dentists and oral specialists tackle all levels of dentistry from general exams to orthodontics, oral surgery, and cosmetic whitening. Each of the seven locations uses state-of-the-art equipment—including intraoral cameras and digital x-rays—to provide the most thorough examinations possible. During more intensive procedures, they enhance comfort by administering sedatives or sprinkling teeth with fairy dust.
Dr. Rodney L. Cobb is passionate about dentistry. Throughout his more than 20 years in the dental field, he has expressed that passion not only by performing a variety of general and cosmetic dental services at Cobb Dental but also through his active involvement in community programs—especially in support of young people. He supports Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program and has won a Men of Valor award from the NAACP Youth Council.
Daisy MD Care refurbishes dilapidated faces with a whirlwind of aesthetic offerings. A Clear FX microdermabrasion treatment sloughs away dead skin cells from facial surfaces, helping them disappear into a vortex like cows from a tornado-ravaged prairie. The safe and effective treatment leaves fallow flesh alleviated of fine lines, sun damage, acne scars, enlarged pores, discolorations, and more. Oxygen therapy sinks purifyingly pure O2 into the skin, invigorating it from within and giving remaining skin cells the tools and motivation to build a vibrant new subdermal metropolis of hard-working, yet hard-partying cellular socialites.
The team at West Coast Dental want to keep patients comfortable during visits. Virtually every aspect of the office reflects this, from the soothing colors to the kid friendly section of the office. The office layout further sets visitors at ease by emphasizing privacy. Apart from treatment rooms, designated consultation areas allow you to talk with the dentist at length and not shy away from the tough questions such as, "Do these braces make me look short?"
The clinic is also dedicated to staying up-to-date on the latest dental equipment. Staff members use low-radiation digital x-rays, and some locations are equipped with chair-side oral scanning, which employs digital imagery to ensure restorations fit securely.