Whether performing a routine checkup or root canal, Dr. Sherri Alpert aims to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed, providing, soft pillows, aromatherapy, and meditative practices with soothing music to help relieve anxiety. Dr. Alpert also takes measures to ensure children are at ease during appointments. She situates them in a treatment room with a colorful mural
of marine life, and offers up Wii games, magic
tricks, and craft projects. The range of amenities for kids hint at Dr. Alpert’s publishing career: her two books, Attack of the Sugar Bugs and _Cassandra Gets Her Smile Back _, both teach a positive lesson about the importance and ease of keeping teeth clean.