UV light from five levels of tanning booths and beds sets all-white interiors aglow at Total Tan's two locations in West Hollywood and Marina Del Rey. Designed by upscale brands such as Ergoline and Matrix, each bronzing chamber cossets clients with amenities including voice-guided operated controls, music, and cooling fans that pump air directly from Total Tan's sister salon in the Antarctic. Patrons can enhance sessions with lotions from brands such as California Tan and Australian Gold.
Alternatively, custom airbrush spray tans evenly coat skin with Infinity Sun solution, whose cocktail of DHA and pure botanicals leaves bodies bronzed for up to 10 days. Inside Total Tan's cellulite bike chamber, infrared lights work to smooth cellulite problem areas as the client pedals a stationary bike at 75% maximum heart rate in an attempt to escape the nearby stationary rottweiler.
Dr. Maryam Talaie draws upon her knowledge of aesthetics and the latest sedation techniques to beautify smiles while reducing dentist-related anxieties. Before procedures begin, the staff calms nerves with candles, soothing music, and complimentary coffee and juice. In treatment rooms, chairs equipped with Tempur-Pedic headrests cradle patients, and orchids and bamboo stalks sway near aromatherapy oils. Intraoral cameras make exams easier by allowing Dr. Talaie to peer painlessly into mouths to identify dental issues or to see if that’s where you hid the card she picked. Digital x-rays produce as little as 5% of the radiation of traditional x-rays, and instantly developed images appear on the monitor without the need for printing.
As they rise from black leather chairs, Dentex patients enter treatment rooms where state-of-the-art touchscreen and digital dental equipment rests between buttercup-yellow walls. There, one of seven docs, with the help of their trusty assistants and wisecracking toothbrushes, keep teeth and gums healthy, restore worn chompers, and make smiles shine brighter with cosmetic procedures. The team includes orthodontists, award-winning dentists, and board-certified periodontists, with specialists to meet nearly any need. Drivers can roll up onto the clinic's roof for free parking.
Making U Smile Dental’s Dr. Ray Partovy and Dr. Julia Vanshel Baum brighten teeth and strengthen smiles with more than two decades of experience under each of their belts. As a team, the pair focuses on cosmetic and general dentistry, educating patients about individual concerns while explaining available procedures in easy-to-understand terms. Whether filling a cavity or brightening enamel with Zoom! teeth-whitening treatments, the tooth gurus do their best to ease nerves, whether that means considering conscious sedation or letting patients bring in an entourage of teddy bears for protection.
The dentists at Fuller Smiles founded the practice in response to a condition that often made grins disappear: dental anxiety. Aiming to erase the worry and fear often associated with their profession, the staff now makes the experience both pleasant and comforting, like strolling through a meadow while eating macaroni and cheese. After climbing into the dentists' chairs, patients can strap on a pair of DVD goggles, select a movie, and tune out whatever's happening in their mouths. The relaxation isn't simply superficial; nitrous oxide settles nerves while reducing gag reflexes, and intra-oral cameras ensure quick, definitive diagnoses and give patients a chance to finally get a glimpse of their favorite molar.
At West LA Dental Health Center, dentists P. Eli Mastour and Arash Sabbagh-Fard collaborate to foster a positive, comfortable environment, encouraging patients to smile as the staff cleans, brightens, and aligns their teeth. Both dentists attend educational seminars regularly, keeping up with the latest technologies and procedures, such as Zoom tooth whitening and Invisalign braces.