Dr. Lazer and a highly trained team of dental virtuosos ameliorate grin-related inhibitions, providing a plethora of perfecting services. A scrupulous dental exam including x-rays, a full-mouth cleaning, and an oral-cancer screening ensures that your stomach's welcome mat is in top shape. Habitual smilers may opt to polish gum gems with a Zoom! teeth-whitening treatment, utilizing custom-shaped application trays and a one-hour in-office session to leave chompers six to eight shades lighter. Should mouths require new tiling, a veneers consultation outlines how porcelain frontispieces can be affixed to remedy chipped, stained, and crooked teeth. The consultation may include x-rays and a checkup, and, while the final price of veneers vary, Groupon holders will get a $1,000 discount off the procedure.
At Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry of Maryland, Howard Rothschild, DDS uses his 30 years of experience and extensive training to care for patients. After spending two years with the 101st Airborne Division, Dr. Rothschild went on to teach as an assistant professor at the University of Maryland Dental School and provide dental services to the Baltimore Colts.
Dr. Rothschild and his team furthered their education at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, where they learned about cutting-edge techniques, such as porcelain-veneer smile makeovers. Other high-tech equipment includes a computerized anesthetic system that minimizes discomfort and the CEREC system, which allows staff to fabricate ceramic restorations in one visit rather than outfitting teeth with temporary crowns or tiny motorcycle helmets.
Joshua Weintraub employs sophisticated technology and services to fill the world with more radiant smiles. A single, hour-long visit includes a thorough cleaning to shoo away plaque and un-flossable pie residue (an $80 value), as well as a molar-to-molar exam to assess gum-gem’s condition (a $75 value), and may include x-rays based on the patient's history (a $57 value). All new clients are required to have x-rays upon their first visit.
Desai Dental Care's Dr. Chetna K. Desai touts more than 20 years of tooth-soothing experience, beautifying mouthscapes with advanced brightening technology. The in-office Power Bleach teeth whitening blasts away smile blemishes in about an hour, imbuing dull, stained, tie-dyed, or discolored chompers with an ivory gleam. Dentally adept incisor artists apply a protective gel or rubber shield to gums, and then slather tooth formations with a bleaching agent. Special light beams then bathe bicuspids, inspiring the bleach's peroxide to whiten teeth five to seven shades, cutting through discoloration caused by age, coffee, or tobacco products. Due to their impenetrable, half-robot nature, dental accessories, such as crowns, bridges, and fillings do not bleach.
As kids await their checkups at Smile Dental Care, they have two choices—play with wooden rocking horses and stuffed animals below colorful paintings of flowers and leaping frogs, or tinker with two iPads mounted on the walls. That blend of a comfortable, caring environment with the latest technology extends to the rest of Dr. Hak J. Seok’s practice, where HDTVs project soothing images over the modern dental chairs. To carry out services ranging from routine cleanings to fillings, porcelain crowns, and extractions, Dr. Seok and his staff use high-tech equipment such as panoramic digital x-rays and painless injections that block pain receptors without the typical discomfort from swapping out patients’ brains.
Continuing-education courses keep Dr. Edward Sharkey abreast of the latest innovations in the fields of periodontal, surgical, and cosmetic dental care. By updating his dental know-how, he can offer his patients these treatments, including checking for cavities with a diagnostic laser, taking digital tooth impressions with a 3-D imaging program, or making smiles brighter than a radioactive snowflake with the Zoom whitening system. When he’s not treating patients at his clinic, Dr. Sharkey also serves on the surgical staff at Howard County General Hospital and donates his scuba-diving skills to the National Aquarium in Baltimore.