Drs. Philip Qi, Vikash Patel, and Kuljeet Bhangra work alongside a staff of specialists—including a periodontist and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon—at three dental locations. The dentists strengthen their abilities by routinely participating in advanced training in cosmetic, restorative, implant, and sedation dentistry. Whether a patient needs a routine checkup, a dental implant, a smile makeover, or an Invisalign consultation, they can take advantage of appointments in the early morning or late evening, on weekends, or on James Buchanan’s half birthday.
Dr. Steven W. Haywood?s proficiency at transforming smiles earned him a spot on ABC2?s Extreme Makeover Special, and his staff strives to recreate the calming atmosphere of a spa in their office. In cosmetic dentistry treatments, Dr. Haywood fills gaps between teeth with porcelain veneers and straightens smiles with Invisalign and orthodontia. Lasers whiten teeth in fewer than two hours or help the doctor sniff out cavities without calling in a specialized bloodhound to follow the scent of decay through your mouth. An intraoral video camera sends mouth-views to a TV screen, letting both doctor and patient share the same view of each tooth.
Invisalign straightens crooked chompers through a combination of highly advanced, 3-D computer graphics and the spells of good old-fashioned orthodontia. Eleven different orthodontic groups feature orthodontists specially trained and certified in the Invisalign process, which eschews cumbersome braces for clear, removable aligners that are virtually invisible to the unclothed eye. An initial exam, including x-rays, photos, and impressions of your mouth terrain (a $325 value), will pave the way for a flurry of calibrated teeth sheaths that are designed to slowly shift your walnut crackers into perfect alignment throughout the course of about 12 months (duration varies by patient). Progressing teeth earn a new set of aligners every two weeks and visit their Invisalign specialist every four to eight weeks. The total cost of an Invisalign treatment varies with each customer (it can range from $3,500 to $8,000); this Groupon gets you $1,000 to put toward that final cost. View a list of Invisalign FAQs to learn more about the treatment process.
Dr. Nathanson may be a three-time Jeopardy! champion, but at his dental practice, comprehensive care comes in first. A pioneer in dental technology, he fills his office with equipment aimed at optimizing each patient?s experience. Digital x-rays emit 90% less radiation than traditional systems, and in many cases, WaterLase tools replace drills and shots with lasers and jets of water. Dr. Nathanson also employs the CEREC system, which uses computer-generated images to create porcelain crowns and fillings in a single visit. No matter what the treatment, Dr. Nathanson and his team ensure that they stay on the cutting edge of dentistry by regularly taking continuing-education courses, attending seminars, and having coffee with the tooth fairy, and keep connected to the community by contributing to charitable organizations.
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Enigma's experienced practitioners lull meddling mind matter into a state of full-body bliss as soothing scents slither into nostrils and muscles succumb to the hearty force of healing hands. A 60-minute deep-tissue massage gets to the root of sinews' struggles, emancipating weary, overworked tendons with long, slow strokes and tactical kneads that snap fingers in the face of tension while evicting overstayed stresses that have been squatting in the melancholy caverns of back muscles. To the accompaniment of ambient live music, guests can bask in Enigma's harmonious environment while sipping on a complimentary herbal tea or cocktail of aromatherapy oils.
Dr. Michael Doyle's team might be modest in size, but together they claim more than 100 years of dental experience. The team is fully equipped to perform full mouth restoration with the help of modern dental and orthodontic technologies. The office's CEREC 3D milling machine uses digital imaging to create ceramic crowns, veneers, inlays, and onlays in about an hour, eliminating the need for patients to come in for multiple visits. Digital x-rays limit radiation exposure by up to 90%, DIAGNOdent lasers detect early signs of tooth decay, and VELscope light treatments can uncover early traces of oral cancer.
Patients who are on the fence about restorative treatments or installing a pair of diamond-studded elephant tusks can undergo computer imaging, which shows them what they'll probably look like after desired dental work. Those ready for treatment can take comfort in knowing that Dr. Doyle is one of the few area dentists licensed to perform conscious intravenous sedation, which eliminates anxiety and induces total relaxation while keeping the patient awake. He also performs cosmetic treatments, such as Botox injections and teeth whitening.