As head instructor at Grayhawk Learning Center, PGA Class A Member Jeff Yurkiewicz calls on more than 12 years of teaching experience to help players improve their individual games. Jeff perpetuates the thorough understanding of the sport he received from his mentors, both Golf Magazine Top 100 instructors: Paul Trittler, host of Golf Academy Live on the Golf Channel, and Peter Kostis, whose detailed commentary on CBS Sports telecasts keeps viewers informed as to each blade of grass?s exact length. In addition to his work with Trittler and Kostis, Jeff boasts an impressive playing resum? of his own, making appearances in both the 2003 Phoenix Open and the 2005 PGA Championship at Baltusrol.
Scheduling a dental exam after years without seeing a dentist can seem intimidating. That's why Dr. Brannon Reed promises to treat all new patients with extra TLC and never to begin with anxiety-inducing lectures. After passing the reception area's colorful metallic artwork and desk made of stone and marble, patients relax in treatment rooms that look out across the fairways of a golf course. As Dr. Reed and his staff provide cosmetic and general treatments?using only mercury-free fillings when needed?they can also entertain themselves with movies or watch as private jets descend toward the nearby airpark, skywriting reminders to floss daily.
As they enter the training circle at Curves, female guests come face-to-face with the smiles of other women. And just as points on a circle share a common distance from the circle's center, workout participants share the experiences of those nearby by trading stations throughout the 30-minute training session. One minute is spent on a piece of strength-training equipment built for feminine frames and designed to work two opposing muscle groups with a single movement. Exercisers then move on to a recovery station, where they run, jog, or dance to maintain heart rates and keep platforms in place during momentary losses of gravity.
At two locations, experienced dentists Steven H. Poulos and Sid Stevens revive smiles with veneers, implants, and orthodontia. Sedation dentistry relaxes anxious patients as the doctors restore teeth to their shipshape selves, and those opting for a full day of treatments are lavished in massage and aromatherapy. In addition to whitening, straightening, replacing, and analyzing the dreams of teeth, Poulos and Stevens craft dentures and custom antisnoring devices. Though they specialize in cosmetic dentistry, their expertise also extends to disease treatment.
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.
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