The majority of Sun Serenity's services target the entire body, leaving clients confident all over. To acquire a bronze glow, guests can pose for VersaSpa spray tanning, or recline inside a level 2 or level 4 bed. Red-light therapy incorporates different types of beams, combating acne and signs of aging as well as aches in the joints. The spa also offers cellulite-smoothing body wraps, teeth whitening, and massages.
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 250 locations blanket 36 states and eight countries—Planet Beach Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. The range of services include total skincare, wellness, weight management, relaxation and renewal treatments. Other machines whiten teeth, spray-tan skin, and massage muscles. Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.
Though he has more than 25 years of dentistry experience in the city of Modesto, Dr. Wayne Yee isn't content to let these years stand alone when it comes to his expertise. In addition to his practical experience, it's the letters MAGD that point to something more impressive. MAGD stands for Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, a title whose requirements entail at least 1,200 hours of continuing education, the mastery of a sprawling, 16-discipline and 500-question exam, and the annual achievement of four times the amount of continuing education required for a state license.
As one of the few dentists to meet these rigorous standards—fewer than 2% of practicing dentists in the United States, Dr. Yee points out—Dr. Yee takes great pride in his practice. He strives to offer transparent dentistry to his patients, meaning he's invisible when he treats you. With a gentle touch, Dr. Yee uses the latest technology. He takes digital x-rays and imaging to capture accurate portraits of dental health, and operates intraoral cameras for close-ups of teeth and potential problems.
After earning his dental degree at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, Modesto native Galen Filbrun returned home to practice cosmetic, laser, and implant dentistry. Filbrun uses the latest effective techniques, such as laser therapy, to treat gum disease, disinfecting the gums while disintegrating diseased tissue. He also performs non-surgical root canals and can fit patients with dentures or wind-up chatter teeth. Cosmetic procedures and treatments available include teeth-whitening and porcelain veneers.
From the tip of the crown to the bottom of the root, Dr. Rashmi Beedubail specializes in restoring and maintaining virtually every part of the tooth. With more than 10 years of experience, Dr. Beedubail offers more than just a menu of general dental techniques. With a strong background in science, she also looks out for the well-being of her patients with services such as nutrition counseling and tobacco cessation.
Dr. Maulik Shah isn’t just a dentist, but an artist. Since 2002, he has created beautiful smiles for his patients with veneers, whitening treatments, and Invisalign clear braces. But his office oversees more than the visible twinkles that appear at the corners of his patients’ grins. He also ensures lifelong dental functionality with general and restorative dental treatments. Sealants keep hidden food from wreaking havoc inside teeth’s nethermost nooks, and Six Month Smiles braces safely shift teeth to healthier positions with controlled, efficient pressure while their tooth-colored exteriors keep them hidden. He also gives damaged teeth second chances with restoration services such as root canals, tooth-colored fillings, and crowns. Understanding the value of continuing education, Dr. Shah stays on top of emerging dental technologies and trends to always bring his patients the best current treatment options available.