PC Cosmetic & Family Dentistry’s Dr. Amanda L. Thompson tends to tooth needs with general and cosmetic dentistry, treating gum problems, whitening teeth, and installing ceramic veneers. While she performs a dental checkup or fills a cavity, patients watch TV or zone out as a relaxation CD pipes gentle music into the treatment room. She even improves the rest of the face with the help of beauty injections such as Juvéderm and Botox, which smooth wrinkles and plump up deep lines next to the mouth.
In an immaculate office with dark hardwood floors and dental massage chairs, a friendly staff welcomes patients and takes digital x-rays as it preps them for Dr. Haleigh Blackwell. A native of Birmingham, Dr. Blackwell views her patients as family and performs her preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry with a gentle touch, taking the time to ensure her patients completely understand each procedure and why it is necessary. She keeps herself continually educated and employs the latest technology, such as Biolase Laser and intraoral cameras, which more accurately identifies tiny cracks and cavities caused by wear, sweets, or standing too close to opera singers mid-aria. Whether performing a filling or root canal, she always strives for a pain-free visit and can discuss a variety of methods to relieve any discomfort during visits.
Vestavia Family Dentistry & Facial Aesthetics’s founder, Dr. G. Robin Pruitt, Jr., and his colleagues treat every one of their patients like a VIP. Before appointments even begin, coffee, cookies, and computers with Internet access await guests in the reception area. Inside treatment rooms, memory-foam dental chairs mold to patients' bodies, and neck pillows and blankets add extra comfort during checkups, Zoom! teeth-whitening treatments, dental implants, cosmetic procedures, and root canals. Each room is also outfitted with a television playing such classics as Tartar: The Story of Plaque Hardened by Life.
The doctors at Southlake Dental Care wield precise digital technology to preserve their patrons' pearly whites. While clients fix their gaze on flat-screen televisions, technicians examine mouths with a suite of digital-imaging devices, including digital radiography x-rays and intraoral cameras that televise dental gems in full color to let doctors diagnose problems and to allow patients to nominate bicuspids for dental Emmys. Meanwhile, a diverse array of dental services, ranging from whitening treatments to orthodontics, keeps smiles in radiant shape. To complement the cutting-edge arsenal, soothing artwork of oceans and abstract scenes lines the office walls amid warm accents of chocolate and pumpkin.
Dr. Sarah Withrow’s use of dental technology makes everything from regular checkups to root canals easier. Digital x-rays provide immediate feedback on hidden cavities and Skittles, and oral conscious sedation helps patients relax without being knocked out. As the daughter of two parents in the military, Dr. Withrow offers discounted treatments for all past and present service members.
Blue is everywhere here, from the cerulean-, azure-, and aquamarine-stained windows to the very name of Blue MedSpa. Dr. Landon McLain, medical director of the beauty haven inside the Westin hotel at Bridge Street Town Centre, helms a team of registered nurses, aestheticians, and physicians who focus on restoring youthful appearances. They use advanced equipment such as SmartLipo to reduce the appearance of cellulite, IPL laser machines for photofacials, and six types of dermal fillers to send fine lines scurrying beneath floorboards. Blue also provides traditional salon and spa services with Pureology and Redken products, as well as skincare products from iS Clinical and its own signature line. Regardless of the service, each med-spa staffer takes a holistic approach to treating clients to ensure their beauty goals are accomplished.