The expert chopper doctors at The Art of Dentistry restore carnassial sheen in a friendly office replete with the latest dental technology. For take-home treatments, discolored mouth knives are first subjected to a careful molding to tailor bleaching trays to the upper and lower jaws, ensuring they fit comfortably in your mouth and uncomfortably in the mouth of covetous strangers. Three included syringes grant patients the ability to give repeat boosts to the pearlescent brilliance emanating from their neck oysters. Alternately, Groupon customers can erase a lifetime of Cray-Pas gnawing with the in-office BriteSmile treatment, which can whiten gum jewels an average of nine shades. A special blue light activates the whitening gel, which is reapplied three times during the treatment for optimal smile resolution and playback in HD-only bathroom mirrors. Between applications, patients can busy themselves watching DVDs or imagining how their newly glittering grin will strike fear into the hearts of romantic rivals and the occasional romantic cube steak.
Ron Haynes and his daughter, Jessie, have built a business from smiling faces. They don't snap yearbook photos or transform dentist gloves into balloon animals. Instead, they helm teeth-whitening shops and private office locations where smiles are brightened up to 10 shades. Since 2005, they have brightened over 50,000 smiles across five states. The locations in North Carolina and Georgia offer either convenience at their South Park Mall kiosk or privacy at their office locations. Armed with Beaming White, an FDA-approved teeth-whitening system that pairs a peroxide-based gel with a UV-free LED light, their team of technicians helps clients brighten their choppers by exposing teeth so the gel and light reach every inch of enamel. Once the light unites with the gel, coffee, tea, and grass stains begin to vanish. Teeth continue to lighten after the treatment, achieving a color that's 3-10 shades whiter over the course of 24 hours. With proper care, results can last up to 12 months, or roughly the time it takes to adapt the phonebook into a comedic opera.
Proud Palmetto State native Christopher LaTorre has honed his toothy trade at practices throughout South Carolina, earning the praise of Columbia Metropolitan magazine as one of the top area dentists in 2011. In addition to caring for adult chompers, Dr. LaTorre maintains a convivial chair-side manner with children, putting tykes at ease with magic tricks, balloon animals, and advice on scaling a lemonade stand in today's tumultuous economy. Services range from digital x-rays to implant restoration, comprehensive exams, and custom whitening.
At Davis & Dingle Family Dentistry, Drs. Isaiah Davis and John W. Dingle form an amazing tooth-saving twosome that harnesses more than 45 years of combined experience to lavish clients' smiles in individualized attention. The accomplished clinicians treat the chompers of all family members, wiggling baby teeth, issuing adult dentures, and taking car keys away from teenage bicuspids in the same fully equipped facility on Farrow Road. Along with preventative care, these dental dynamos also forge pristine-looking pearlies with a variety of cosmetic services such as Zoom! teeth whitening, Invisalign, and full mouth restorations. Davis & Dingle Family Dentistry's patient-focused philosophy eliminates needless pain and anxiety during procedures, with dentists administering nitrous oxide and giving molars belly rubs to make every patient's experience as comfy as possible.
Armed with more than 30 years in the tooth-treatment business, Palmetto Dental Services ensures healthy smiles with orthodontic, periodontal, and preventive dental services. The mouth maintenance begins with a complete scrubbing of the teeth, which removes caked-on plaque and fossilized cake frosting. Chompers are then inspected for wear and decay, along with an evaluation of the gums and surrounding bone for signs of periodontal disease. A set of x-rays caps off the inspection, peering deep into each tooth and below the gum line to find abscesses, bone loss, and nascent werewolf fangs.
Dr. Joanna Silver Dover inherited her passion for dentistry from her mother, Susan, a dental hygienist. Joanna knew from an early age that she was called to care for patients and their teeth, enrolling right out of high school in an early-acceptance dental program at the University of Florida's College of Dentistry, where she graduated among the top eight in her class. While completing her residency at Palmetto Health Richland, the good doctor met her future husband, Michael, and decided to set down metaphorical roots in Columbia while caring for the very real and tangible roots and crowns of her patients' teeth. Today, she and her team of experienced dental professionals protect and beautify teeth with a vast arsenal of treatments, from routine exams and digital x-rays, to TMJ treatments, implants, and Boost whitening. Dr. Dover expands her repertoire of services by regularly attending seminars and courses, as well as mastering simple in-office cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Juvéderm.
The 90-minute Zoom! Advanced Power whitening treatment is designed for safe and immediate shine-boosting of up to eight brightness shades. Zoom! utilizes a scientifically formulated gel that is activated when applied, targeting discolorations and overall yellowing. Whitening results can be long-lasting, and can continue with the take-home trays, which are good for one year of touch-ups and allow multitaskers to work, watch children, or pose for hours in front of the mirror as their chompers whiten. Patients also get a 30-minute basic exam to ensure overall oral health.