While the Funke Family Dentistry practice may have begun in 1928, there's absolutely nothing old about its approach to dental care. Although Dr. James E. Funke and his daughter, Dr. Laura J. Funke, carry on the family legacy of friendly service and lasting doctor-client relationships, they aren’t afraid of modernity. In addition to keeping a banner that reads “Welcome Robot Overlords” on hand, they greet the future by offering a selection of advanced dental services, using state-of-the-art equipment, and operating in a newly remodeled office.
Marquette University's Department of Performing Arts beguiles audiences with uplifting main-stage performances. Extracted from the mind of Sally Nemeth, Holy Days sheds light on a tale of a close-knit, grief-stricken family from Kansas. Haunted by the aftermath of the Great Depression, Nemeth's characters hold fast to their ruptured farm while neighbors and friends flee for more prosperous lives as traveling game-show contestants. An all-student design team infuses Holy Days with a heavy dose of creativity, infusing the intimate 226-seat Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre with an engaging sense of time and place.
Advanced Dental?s dentists enable coffee, red wine, and tea drinkers to imbibe without worry. The practice?s in-office whitening treatments wipe away stains from each tooth?s surface,revealing a smile several shades whiter. The popular treatment is one of many offered at Advanced Dental. Dentists also check mouths for any signs of disease and decay, which they quickly fix, whether it is filling in cavities or excavating for hidden sugar cubes.
Mouth master Dr. Roberto Monteagudo brings more than 15 years of advanced dental experience to the task of dental maintenance and food-cruncher cleaning. Dental experiences at Monteagudo are as comfortable and nonthreatening as lounging on a tame lion skin—a previsit phone call gives Dr. Monteagudo's office the opportunity to learn tooth history and tailor the appointment to the needs of each individual mouth, followed by a visit with personalized care. The office's earth toned colors, soft lighting, and homey feel exude a calming influence, putting patients at ease. Teeth and gums are given the once-over, searched for evidence of gum disease, plaque, and mouth gnomes chipping away at enamel with tiny pickaxes, and then x-rayed to check for impacted molars and hidden tooth decay. With a clean bill of tooth health, the plaque-wrecking cleaning begins delicately devastating tartar buildup and brushing teeth to a blinding sheen.
Dr. Michael Costello leads his team of dentists and hygienists in the war against oral disrepair from two clean, welcoming bases of operations. Your tooth-technicians will begin with a radiograph that examines your whole mouth-cavern for signs of tumors, tommyknockers, and trapped miners. They’ll also scan your molar mountainscape with a DIAGNOdent laser cavity-detection instrument to pinpoint any developing divots in your dentata that have been stockpiling food particles for tomorrow's lunch. As Dr. Costello and company scrub and scrape your tusks clean, you’ll be free to watch the TV above the chair and speak mostly in vowels.
Starting as freshmen, Sponsor-A-Scholar students get connected with personal mentors, financial sponsors, and a supportive peer group to provide encouragement and guidance to help them finish high school and attend college. More than 98% of students in the Sponsor-A-Scholar program graduate from high school, with 95% of graduates going on to enroll in postsecondary education. Students who complete the program and enroll in college receive $5,000 of additional financial support, distributed throughout the course of their college careers. The Sponsor-A-Scholar program launches with a foundational three-week summer-enrichment experience, when students begin bonding with their peers and the staff who will be a part of their support network throughout high school.