Beach Bum Tanning's high-tech beds, sunless booths, and tailored beauty treatments regularly appear in press outlets such as Allure magazine. The salon's heated Mystic HD booths spritz bodies with vibrant pigment while warming skin to ensure optimal and even color saturation without having to bear-hug King Midas. Certified Airbrush Artists also implement customized airbrush tans over 150 ways by using a combination of fine-point-guided and wide-point-guided guns to shade and contour a custom-tinted tan to the body's curves, bends, and highway overpasses.
At Dental Wellness, teeth are spic-and-spanned by dedicated dentists who listen carefully to patient concerns with a focus on overall patient health. At the appointment, a trained tooth tech scrutinizes mouthscapes for signs of gum disease, oral cancer, decay, and entrenched toothpick tips before a thorough scrubbing eradicates excess tartar and plaque for a finish shiny enough to double as a lacquered snowman. A series of digital x-rays detect the inner workings of your dentile structure and are then added to the office scrapbook. Like a Chutes and Ladders tournament, the whole shebang takes 45–60 minutes.
Cosmetic and implant dentists Drs. Gilbert, Andreassi, and Berger work hard not only to keep teeth healthy, but to create a warm, friendly environment where even nervous patients feel at ease. Dr. Gilbert's advanced training informs his dental-care techniques, and the former captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corp. specializes in periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and prosthetics. He and his co-dentists join forces with a smiling staff who help every treatment restore grins to their impeccable selves. Invisible braces, whitening, and veneers offer an alternative to wooden teeth and the kisses from woodpeckers that they invite.
For Dr. Mitchell Brudno, keeping his patients comfortable is one of his main concerns. While in the chair, patients can feel free to zone out with MP3 players or read the doctor's mind while he conducts fillings, cleanings, or root canals. Nitrous oxide provides the next level of relaxation while keeping the patient awake and responsive. After treatment, Dr. Brudno and the team help prolong comfort outside the office by educating patients on how to avoid toothaches and dental decay.
Along with his advanced training in orthodontics and TMJ and myofascial pain disorders, Dr. Paul G. Grussenmeyer uses the latest technological advancements in a well-rounded approach to maintaining his patients' health and comfort. Dr. Grussenmeyer is one of the few dentists in the area to treat jaw-joint issues and upper-body pain, using methods such as intraoral appliances, myofascial-release techniques, and trigger-point therapy. He also harnesses cold-laser therapy to noninvasively treat tooth sensitivity, periodontal disease, and TMJ disorders. Instead of taking old-fashioned impressions with alginate or silly putty, Dr. Grussenmeyer creates digital impressions for restorations with the Cadent iTero 3-D system. Focusing on cultivating patient comfort, the caring doctor is able to use fewer shots and less anesthesia for soft- and hard-tissue procedures thanks to laser dentistry, for which he holds associate fellowship status and certification.
Patelka Dental has been serving Philadelphia since 1978. With all of that history, it’s managed to stay abreast of the dental industry’s most modern techniques. Staffers whiten smiles in an hour with the Zoom! teeth-whitening system, straighten teeth invisibly with clear-plastic Invisalign retainers, and fill gaps in teeth with undetectable porcelain. Of course, they still perform routine checkups and x-rays, install bridges and implants, and perform oral surgery. With a sizeable staff of experts, the clinic provides a list of services longer than a text message from Homer.