Dr. Lon McRae mitigates dental dilemmas with an anxiety assuaging environment and expert care. The dental cleaning includes a thorough exam, bitewing x-rays, and a basic preventative prophylaxis cleaning. While undergoing chew-box maintenance, patients can use personal movie glasses to watch 500 channels. If further dental deeds are required, this Groupon can be combined with insurance to foot the bill. A take-home bleach whitening kit blanches teeth lighter than a pair of unsunned thighs covered in vanilla cream cheese frosting.
SmileLabs of Meridian specializes in the optimization of smiles using a sophisticated in-office whitening system. Technicians inaugurate sessions by having patients paint teeth with gel using an Applia-Brush, then hasten its stain-busting skills with activating beams from the FDA-approved Infinity Pro SL Whitening Accelerator. The virtually painless treatments can lighten grins up to eight shades, with results lasting for a year or more if patients practice proper maintenance and abstain from chewing on printer-ink cartridges.
Dr. F. Todd Wortham—or “Dr. T,” as his patients call him—is so well trained in implantology, he finds installing replacement teeth to be fun. The dentist, who has more than 500 hours of continuing education in advanced dental techniques under his belt, has learned to be one with his work to such a degree that even the challenging procedures have become a joy.
Together with longtime colleague Dr. Rachel M. Deininger, Dr. T takes time to get to know each patient who comes through the door or scratches through the drywall. In addition to installing dental implants, the doctors treat periodontal disease, whiten teeth with custom bleaching trays, and fit patients for dentures.
Smiles marred by drinking coffee, tea, and wine or smoking brighten two to eight shades under the ministrations of Smile Labs of Boise, a center specializing in teeth whitening. There, patients paint their own smiles with Applia-Brush gel, a hydrogen peroxide-based formula that hydrates teeth more effectively than showering with an open mouth. Cold blue light from an LED lamp then activates the photosensitive gel, accelerating the whitening process so teeth can achieve the perfect snowy color in 15 minutes.
This practice’s duo of dentists, Drs. Garpetti and Elliott, draw on extensive experience to tend to smiles in need of both general and cosmetic services. Dr. Garpetti followed his dental school education with hospital-based training, gaining advanced knowledge in areas including oral surgery and wearing scrubs. His colleague Dr. Elliott graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine before being awarded an externship to work with special-needs patients.
Together, the professionals pool their resources to cater to patients of all ages with advanced technology such as laser cavity detection, digital x-rays, and intra-oral cameras that never require molars to say cheese. To ensure that visits are as comfortable as possible, the office’s satellite radio headphones pipe in tunes, and video glasses enable patients to watch cable television or movies during treatments.