Over 15 years of practicing dentistry Dr. Brandon Kroll has learned to emphasize conservative intervention in all his services, which range from general dental procedures to cutting-edge orthodontia. His attractive office, which boasts an upscale waiting room, in-room TV screens, and few if any malevolent ghosts, provides a comfortable environment that puts patients at ease.
Pilates builds lean muscle and strengthens cores, but it's more than a workout—in the skilled hands of AZ Body Mechanics' chiropractors and Pilates instructors, it's also a form of pain rehab. They draw on their medical expertise to combat back pain, headaches, and muscular tightness with the regimen's exercises. For each client, they start the rehab process with a structural and functional evaluation to identify posture problems. Next, they tailor private lessons to the client, targeting their specific aches and fitness goals. Group classes, meanwhile, focus more on fitness than pain relief, and range from mat sessions to workouts on Balanced Body reformers and towers.
For nearly three decades, the staff at Danny's Family Car Wash has washed cars using soft cloths, mild, pH-balanced cleaning formulas, and a water-recapturing system that helps conserve resources. Oil changes, hail and dent repair, and detailing services further resuscitate rides at the 11 full-service, automatic locations in the Valley.
Health-conscious customers turn to Max Muscle for experienced sports-nutrition specialists and a wide selection of vitamins and nutritional supplements. With a quality-ingredients guarantee, Max Muscle blends its own high-performance products, including Cleanse and Lean ($34.99+), which helps shed water weight and purge the body of waste and accumulated lint, and the MaxPro Protein ($59.99 for 4 lbs.), which contains more than three times the bio-available protein of regular whey powder. The Essential Omega supplement ($29.99+) boasts anti-inflammatory ingredients and boosts heart health, and the 13 essential vitamins in nutrient-rich Vit-Acell ($34.99+) help keep bodies fit as a fiddle training for its first bout against the viola.
Dr. Diana Batoon—the wizard behind the curtain at Bonita Dental— refurbishes smiles using her expertise in dental-implant restoration, TMJ, and full-mouth rehabilitation. She also performs cosmetic treatments that get people smiling again, including brightening teeth with Invisalign treatments and hiding unsightly chips and major stains with porcelain veneers. When she is not in the office, Dr. Batoon takes her expertise to the streets by spreading the importance of good oral health during seminars and particularly long elevator rides.
Bret Pont honed his meat-carving skills for 25 years as a Valley Grocers butcher before buying 50-year-old Hobe Meats, he told the Arizona Republic. Behind the counter, Pont helps customers locate and prepare the ideal meat by elucidating the qualities of strip steaks, rib-eye roasts, and other cuts of USDA Prime and Choice beef. Each option originates from cows that dine exclusively on corn, grass, and chocolate-dipped strawberries. All of the shop's meats are untouched by preservatives, growth hormones, and antibiotics. This policy extends to pork and chicken, which contain neither sodium nitrates nor fillers. When fed the shop's raw, natural pet foods, dogs have been known to teach themselves new tricks.
Robeks uses the freshest ingredients to craft made-to-order drinks and eats that will make you feel guilt-free about grabbing a quick bite. Join the berry party with berry smoothies such as the Banzai Blueberry, Strawnana Berry, and Cranberry Quest, all of which pulverize fruit together with all-natural juice, non-fat yogurt or sherbet, and ice ($3.49 junior, $4.49 regular, $5.49 large). For more pulchritudinous pulverized pulp, energize your day with power smoothies, including the Cardio Cooler (with a base of passion fruit and mango juice), which blend juices, non-fat yogurt or sherbets, soy or whey protein, and vitamin boosters ($5.29 regular, $6.29 large) into an elixir that that will revitalize even the most workout-withered body. Bites include protein-packed Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels such as tomato parmesan or spinach feta ($2.49 each), and the hair-raising goodness of Lenny & Larry's power muffins or cookies with flavors such as oatmeal raisin, chocolate chip, lemon poppyseed, and more ($1.99 each).