Growing up in Cañon City, Colorado, home of the famous Royal Gorge, Dr. Jay F. Morris learned a thing or two about natural beauty, unchecked erosion, and impressive bridgework. A former pediatric dentist, Dr. Morris began working in cosmetic and restorative dentistry in 1993, and today his dental practice commits itself to helping patients reinforce their smiles' strength and natural beauty with an arsenal of cutting-edge dental techniques geared toward undoing the effects of enamel erosion. His gentle chair-side manner and genuine concern for patients are trumped only by his expertise and focus on mini dental implants. Along with an armory of advanced tools, such as soft silicone dentures, he also uses 3-D digital x-rays that accurately reveal oral topographies while generating significantly less radiation than traditional x-rays or a high-five from Marie Curie.
Burgers reign supreme at Ott's. Peruse the extensive menu for specialty selections such as a hickory burger or a Texas burger (topped with chili, cheddar, and onion bud), both of which are available in 1/3- and 1/2-pound sizes ($7.99 for 1/3 pound, $9.69 for 1/2 pound). "Ott" dogs, prepared with Black Angus beef, offer an upscale take on the ballpark classic. Try the original Ott with lettuce, tomato, and pepper relish ($6.29) or the Spanish Flyer with chili, nacho cheese, and scallions ($7.29). If you'd like to keep your meal as light at a globetrotting eccentric's hot air balloon, opt for a garden salad with eggs, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheddar, scallions, and bacon ($6.59). Sandwiches and barbecue bites round out the menu.
Within the confines of Bodyworks's soothing, peach-colored walls, certified massage therapist Kristii Adrian and her set of skillful fingers knead away tension and other body-bothering ailments. Kristii's simple Swedish massage reduces stress and increases blood flow throughout the body, stimulating lazy lymphatic systems with long, connective strokes and motivational speeches. Athletes looking to increase their range of motion or magicians looking to prevent painful card-trick injuries can opt for the deep-tissue massage, which soothes specific muscles with targeted, pressured kneads. When in need, Kristii calls upon her secret underground network of massage therapist colleagues to help alleviate the most complicated aches.