Nestled in Littleton’s Old Town, Old Town Dental is a perfect match for its historic surroundings. The practice welcomed its first patient more than four decades ago, and it has maintained its ties to the local community even as its technologies have moved forward with the times. This delicate balance between old fashioned and cutting edge can be attributed to Dr. Shawn Maloy, whose father founded the practice, and Dr. Michael Miller. The pair embraces new technologies in their field, using digital x-rays to reduce radiation exposure, intraoral cameras to allow for more in-depth examinations, and Zoom! whitening treatments to help teeth shine like holiday lights dipped in glow-in-the-dark paint.
Not many artists can call themselves dentists, but dentist Steven Weinstein can certainly call himself an artist. It was Dr. Weinstein’s passion and talent for sculpture that led him into the field of cosmetic dentistry, where his artwork is now put on display in the mouths of his many satisfied patients. Inside his boutique-style office, clients can enjoy any number of creature comforts, from massage chairs and virtual movie glasses to the complimentary paraffin hand treatments included with every service. Dr. Weinstein’s nationally recognized advancements in dentistry are reflected in the office’s diverse cosmetic and restorative solutions, which include basic preventive care, crowns, veneers, and teeth-whitening treatments for those prone to drinking from ink pots.
Since his father was a WWII naval doctor and small-town surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Kuljis was introduced to the medical profession at a young age. He drew inspiration from his dad’s thoughtful care of friends and neighbors, enrolling in school at Marquette University and eventually building a successful career in the dental arts. Today, Dr. Kuljis returns the favor by caring for his still-active 98-year-old father and continuing the family tradition of healing through preventive care and dental procedures.
Ably led by office manager Lina—who happens to be Dr. Kuljis’ wife—the friendly staff of qualified hygienists and dental assistants pride themselves on creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Guests relax in the sunny, spacious lounge before retiring to the comfort of a treatment room with breathtaking views of the area skyline and chairside computer terminals for easy access to records and saved Minesweeper games. Dr. Kuljis and his team safeguard long-term oral health with regular checkups and digital oral x-rays and perform smile makeovers with cosmetic treatments, crowns, veneers, and bridges. Patients may also opt for a complimentary hand massage during visits to help them relax during their service.
For the past 27 years, Dr. William McNeely has furnished whole families with pristine smiles and healthier mouths. [Preventivehttp://www.drmcneely.com/services.html) care is the focus of his repertoire, which includes a range of diagnostic procedures, sealants, and fluoride treatments to prevent decay from breaking down enamel barriers laying claim to dental crowns.
His restorative and cosmetic procedures, meanwhile, keep smiles aesthetically in line. Three varieties of braces offer varying degrees of corrective power and discreetness to right crooked teeth, and veneers and crowns cover gaps and irreparable damage.
Protecting smiles is a time-honored practice. However, Dr. Heather Stamm and Dr. Kai Kawasugi take a modern approach to this practice by embracing cutting-edge technologies whenever possible. The dentists and their staff are capable of providing general as well as cosmetic care, either catching troublesome conditions early and preventing them from becoming larger issues or correcting existing signs of damage, all with the use of modern dental technology. The E4D system, for example, creates custom-fit crowns, inlays, overlays, and veneers on the same day as the patient's initial visit. Medical-grade lasers can whiten teeth or remove cavities. Additionally, Dr. Stramm and Dr. Kawasugi can use tiny cameras to show patients the insides of their mouths or the interior of a tube of toothpaste. Although these options only represent a handful of the services available at Stamm Dental, the doctors always maintain their commitment to use advanced technology and compassionate care to make patients feel as comfortable as possible.
As a former active-duty dentist in the Coast Guard and a current practitioner for the Colorado Air National Guard, Dr. Josh Wyte knows how to defend mouths against microbial agents. At Wyte Smiles, his focus on preventive care and friendly demeanor earned him a spot on 5280 magazine's 2010 Top Dentist list. In treatment rooms with plenty of natural light, staffers put patients at ease with complimentary beverages, Internet access, headphones, and blankets. The office has a spacious waiting area where guests can watch television or draw up a short quiz on the origins of wooden teeth for Dr. Wyte, who received his undergraduate degree in history before completing his dental studies.