Gateway Dental Care's owner and director, John B. Codjoe, DDS, is well versed in his trade, but that doesn't stop him from continuing to learn everything he can. Following his years in dental school, he served his residency at Humility of Mary Health Partners, where he honed his skills in radiology and implantology. Then he worked as a dental director of a prison and started his own practice. Today, he combines his extensive experience with ongoing education to not only handle the classic treatments—extractions and periodontal surgery—but also to incorporate cutting-edge treatments such as straightening teeth with clear braces and preventing cavities with a time-traveling toothbrush.
Hair Club's EXT extreme hair therapy program revitalizes male and female manes through a combination of thickening agents and re-growth formulas applied in the shower and through nutritional supplements and in-house treatments administered at Hair Club centers. Hair Club claims the majority of its program's users are able to stop or slow hair loss, and 35% significantly reforest their head helmets. Preface your visit to the club where everyone knows your hair's name using three in-shower cleansers and conditioners to buff up existing hair and inspire thin, fine strands to stand up for themselves. One in-house treatment is administered to your noggin and is accompanied by a video microscope assessment. Hair-helping dietary supplements mix vitamins and herbs in several delicious Flintstone flavors, while an FDA-approved minoxidil solution applied to the head refertilizes fallow scalp-fields. Customers can purchase two Groupons for two consecutive months of treatment; follicle scouts can usually spot thicker hair within 4–6 months.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard S. Fox applies his Yale training and 25 years of experience to guiding Medispa at Fox Center's range of beauty and anti-aging treatments. His team of aestheticians operate under the philosophy that physical appearance improves the quality of life by boosting confidence. With this philosophy in mind, the team first consults with clients, discussing their beauty goals before administering any customized facials or waxing services. Dr. Fox and Roxanne Pinto, NP handle the center's Botox injections. In addition to revamping skin, the team also eases clients into blissful states of relaxation with therapeutic and hot-stone massages.
Doctor of Chiropractic Jean Peelor wants to make sure her patients feel even better at home than they do when they leave her office. First, she examines patients and adjusts spines to reduce pain inside her comfortable office, and then she goes the extra mile by designing a custom wellness program that patients can follow through with at home. These effective at-home programs can include exercises, stretches, and ice or heat applications.
Though patients can maintain their health at home, regular visits to Dr. Peelor can still play a vital part in recovery and health maintenance. Her meticulous examinations and adjustments to the spine can help stave off future problems in addition to relieving any pain the patient feels on an ongoing basis. Taking a whole-body approach to care, she also offers nutritional counseling, massage therapy, and skin services at Discover Health and Wellness. The doctor also helps educate both patients and the general public with a biweekly newsletter that provides updates on modern chiropractic and crossword puzzles in which all the answers are “spine.”
Dr. Mark X. Lowney's list of accomplishments is already impressive—graduating magna cum laude from Boston College, receiving an MD from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and completing a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at a Brown University–affiliated hospital. But even today he continues to improve his skills, studying under renowned surgeons such as Dr. Angelo Cuzalina and logging hours of practice on his life-size "Operation" board game.
Now at Advanced Body Sculpting of New England, Dr. Lowney oversees everything from Botox injections to Celluderm Lipomassage. His specialization in obstetrics and gynecological surgery gives him an advantage in performing certain female cosmetic surgical procedures; he was one of the first gynecologists in Massachusetts to perform Her Option Cryoablation, Novasure, and other menstrual alleviation procedures, and he now serves as a nationwide instructor for these and other treatments. He's also skilled with the SmartLipo Laser system, his knowledge of which stems from techniques taught to him by Dr. Bruce Katz, one of the minds behind the system's creation.
At Ageless Body Sculpting, Dr. Gagliardi––a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist and trained liposuction technician––oversees cosmetic procedures that help clients lose weight and gain confidence. From liposuction to Botox, the clinic offers multiple avenues by which clients may attain healthy and stunning appearances. The facility's weight loss program helps clients lose up to 3 to 7 pounds a week through a specialized diet and one-on-one support from healthcare professionals. Those who desire faster results can trim fat from their neck, arms, abdomen, waist, or thighs with the assistance of SmartLipo, which is less invasive that traditional liposuction and can be performed under local anesthesia. Once contours have been shaped, Dr. Gagliardi and his staff can ensure patients have the confidence to show off their new form by administering laser hair removal treatments, which also free patients from daily shaving rituals and afford them more time to sing in the shower.