When he was a boy in the small town of Mount Olive, Illinois, Dr. David J. Rubis dreamed of being a dentist. Doggedly pursuing his goal, he graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1978 and opened his own practice. Years later, his son, Dr. Joseph Rubis, followed in his footsteps by joining a growing network of dental-care centers headed by Rubis pére. Now, as the network boasts 30 dentists working at 10 locations throughout Chicagoland, Advanced Family Dental & Orthodontics, PC, continues its founder’s mission to provide the best care for patrons' teeth, gums, and crippling need to collect every color of complimentary toothbrush.
Before Dr. Gibson became a devout dentist and was on the advisory board for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), she was crowned Mrs. USA for 2005–2006, named a Miss Hawaiian Tropic world finalist (1997), and awarded a slew of other impressive accolades. Dr. Arnold is on the Advisory Board for the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics (ACE). Let Dr. Gibson or Dr. Arnold and their skilled staff of tooth-buffers, who always put patients' needs first, brighten your smile an average of eight shades with a quick, safe Zoom! whitening procedure. Your chompers will be glazed with Zoom!'s proprietary whitening gel before the low-heat Zoom! light activates the gel's stain-busting powers, breaking apart age-old coffee, cigarette, or coffee and cigarette stains. When the treatment is finished (up to four sessions for a total of 60–75 minutes), your teeth will look youthful and naturally clean.
AV Dental spruces up Chicagoland smiles with its toothsome array of general and cosmetic dental services and in-house denture lab. An investigative exam first checks the chompers for mastication-threatening maladies such as gum disease, tooth decay, and oral cancer (a $94 value), while a cleaning removes tartar and moves plaque to the proverbial mantel, right next to spelling bee trophy (a $99 value). Diagnostic x-rays round out the visit, with expert eyes scrutinizing every area in search of decay, tumors, cysts, bone loss, and cane-carrying men sporting red- and white-striped attire (a $146 value).
Dr. Pope understands the general anxiety associated with dentistry, so he works closely with his patients to help them understand dental procedures and to make them comfortable. He honed his craft at the University of Illinois at Chicago and now draws on that knowledge while performing general, cosmetic, and surgical dental services. As a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he also gives back by offering benefits to his fellow veterans. Besides employing the latest technology to foster pain-free treatments, he offers nitrous oxide sedation, which keeps patients in a conscious but deeply relaxed state.
A full service tanning salon with UV tanning, spray tanning, with redlight therapy sauna sessions, and site-specific body wraps that tighten, tone and firm, TanExpress Naperville helps transform and energize tired bodies through the catalyzing effect of far-infrared heat waves. By raising the temperature surrounding the body, sauna sessions help burn calories, spark metabolism, and sweat out toxins through the pores. TanExpress Naperville also darkens delicate skin tones with speedy and modern tanning services, available ? la carte or through monthly packages.
Licensed acupuncturist Frank Grill uses ancient needling techniques to treat ailments that commonly plague the back, joints, and nerves. As a former chef subject to long hours of standing with little rest, Frank has firsthand knowledge of the many ways in which the body can ache. He also knows how effective acupuncture can be in healing these aches. Frank has performed more than 30,000 treatments in the past decade, and he perpetually builds upon his knowledge with continuing education courses and Jeopardy! marathons.