In his more than 35 years of maintaining families' oral health, Daniel M. Segal, DMD, has witnessed many advancements in the areas of dental research and treatment. To stay on top of industry trends, Dr. Segal remains passionate about continuing education for himself and his team. He is a member of the Connecticut State and American Dental Associations, and serves on the peer review and ethics committee of the Hartford Dental Society. His modern office offers the latest technology, including metal-free crowns, panoramic radiographs, implants, and custom whitening kits.
During exams, Dr. Segal uses an intraoral camera that allows him to take a digital tour of the mouth and point out potentially haunted wisdom teeth. Patients can enjoy radio headsets, cable TV, and a large collection of movies during their treatment.
M.E.L.T. Fitness Studio's trainers see each body can be defined and molded with the appropriate exercises. Rather than a standard group workout for all their clients, they provide what they call group personal training, modifying and accentuating various exercises to the ability level of their students. They stick to a theme each day, reserving Tuesdays for fat-burning blasts, Fridays for abdominal work, and Saturdays for m.e.l.t.ed cardio, which burns as much fat as possible while building cardio endurance. Within that theme, they provide personal variations for each client to accommodate fitness level or injuries, very often naturally relieving chronic pain by carefully strengthening muscles around the affected area.
As a 12-season veteran of the United States Cycling Federation who also holds a master’s degree in philosophy, Bicycle South Windsor LLC owner Peter Di Pietro takes a thoughtful approach to cycling. Discerning in the curation of gear, Di Pietro pilots a shop that carries new, used, and rental bicycles by brands such as Masi, Haro, Schwinn, and GT. He also oversees and performs same-day repairs and tune-ups that carry a service guarantee for a full calendar year—a generous timeframe that allows riders to cruise confidently over the course of the spring, summer, fall, winter, and bike-jousting season.
Spanning four locations, Club Fitness caters to health-seekers with its expansive cardio rooms, personal-training sessions, and group fitness classes. Most studios boast an impressive array of amenities, such as a private, women-only area, shake and supplement bar, babysitting, tanning beds, and weights that lift themselves and then high-five you. Guests can work out on the sprawling cardio decks, or get sweaty in group fitness classes that include Insanity, Bodypump, and Step.
Each instructor at Evolution Pilates is certified through Stott Pilates, which requires a minimum of 200 hours of training. Backed by this certification, the instructors lead private and group classes for all types of exercisers, from beginners to experienced athletes. The classes incorporate equipment such as reformers, which help exercisers build lean muscles.
Over the past three years, a certified panel of peers has upheld their vote for Dr. Roberta Garceau, awarding her the honor of being a Windsor top dentist. Alongside her coterie of caring dental assistants, Dr. Garceau polishes pearly whites and provides valuable insight into future maintainence practices. During the preliminary exam, prospective pure-mouths can voice concerns about their teeth and gums, thereby solidifying the staff-patient bond. Postconsultation, skilled assistants arm themselves with the Sapphire Plasma Arc Curing Light, a DenMat-designed tool that can shift teeth multiple shades in about an hour's time. And, like most paper-clip-pyramid contests, the entire procedure takes place in office and is completely exempt from the rules of gravity.