For Felipe H. Galvan Jr., DDS, dentistry is a family tradition. As a third-generation dentist surrounded by family members who work in the field of dentistry, Dr. Galvan?or "Dr. Philip," as his patients and staff call him?has grown up with a devotion to helping others. He graduated from Centro Escolar University in Manila, Philippines, and became board certified in the U.S. in 2000. Since then, he has continued his medical education at Loma Linda University and UCLA, continuously seeking new techniques and treatments for his patients at Galvan Dental Care.
Within the office's cheerful yellow walls, he performs treatments ranging from Zoom! teeth whitening to smile-enhancing veneers. The sunny reception area is bedecked with an Asian-inspired painting, fuchsia orchid blossoms, and bamboo plants, whose circular growth could be easily straightened with a handful of custom Invisalign aligners if they could only consent.
Chiropractic care is about more than solving back pain. As a treatment modality, it promotes overall wellbeing across the entire body by helping restore healthy neurological function. When physical trauma or daily stress causes spines to go rogue, chiropractors Drs. Jerry and Malia Kenny—the husband-wife founders of Kenny Family Chiropractic—roll out a combination of physical therapy and spinal adjustments to correct the problems. Their underlying philosophy goes beyond typical medical care to target both symptoms and causes to help bodies learn to naturally heal themselves.
Although hands-on treatments help the duo specifically target trouble areas, they also unholster some futuristic technology when it's needed. The Danville office's ML830 cold laser, for example, can noninvasively relieve stress in the body's deep tissues, far beyond the reach of hands or the laser-pointer therapy of a traveling charlatan.
Nueva Nail's Noveon NaiLaser targets and destroys toenail fungus. To damage the metabolism of, and eventually kill, fungal cells, the Noveon NaiLaser emits patented wavelengths of 870nm and 930nm whose temperatures only hurt fungus, never nearby healthy tissue. Thanks to the device's laser pods, up to four infected nails can be treated simultaneously, which means procedures usually take a mere 16 minutes. Two laser treatments over a 24-day period can completely kill the fungus underneath the nail, giving patients the chance to don sandals and drive a car without wrapping the gas pedal in saran wrap.
At ALC of Vallejo, Alfred L. Caruso, MD and his experienced staff exclusively use Palomar lasers for their noninvasive aesthetic treatments. Their StarLux 500 model scatters light over faces during IPL photofacials that work to eliminate sun damage, and triggers the body’s healing processes to address wrinkles and acne during fractional laser sessions. For patients looking to part ways with unwanted follicles, the staff employs a Vectus laser, cooling gel, and a tasteful Dear Hair letter. A seasoned veteran in medical aesthetics, Dr. Caruso has operated his own practice for the past 14 years.
In 1996, the first laser was cleared by the FDA for use on the public and onstage at Madonna concerts. Since opening their doors one year after this ruling, Aesthetic Laser Concepts has researched and compared technologies to find the best system for laser hair removal. The experienced technicians use the Lumenis LightSheer Diode laser to permanently reduce unwanted hair on the body. The center also curates aesthetic equipment that helps diminish the appearance of fine lines, acne scars, and stretch marks on the skin during fractional laser treatments.
Most popular service: VIP New Patient Package
Brands Used: Angels Dentistry Cosmetic & Dental Services
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Angels Dentistry is Launching Chair-side Tooth Whitening & Facial Anti Aging in 1 Session in 2014.