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President and dental director Dr. Rex Hoang, DMD, PC, has more than 17 years of experience polishing pearlies. A chip containing his decades of knowledge has been implanted into all three on-call dentists and 12 staff members at the center, ensuring all patients receive the same quality care. With no shortage of skilled toothologists on-site, DC Dental Spa has quickly become a household name in greater Washington D.C., inspiring its own line of vampire novels and a bright but short-lived music career.

730 24th Street Northwest
Washington,
DC
US

Choose among three eco-friendly pleasures at Natural Body Spa: aromatherapy massage, signature Natural Body facial, or mani-pedi with all-natural products from Jurlique, AVEDA, Dani, and E.O. Natural Body Spa's Ashburn location was one of the first LEED spas, and the DC location earned a gold certification from LEED and won the DC Environmental Excellence Award. Plus its owner worked at Whole Foods.

1104 24th St NW
Washington,
DC
US

Take care of your gums. That's one piece of advice from the staff at Universal Smiles DC. Gum problems can spread to the teeth and cause damage to the enamel, which could eventually necessitate extensive restoration or total tooth replacement. Although the dentists at Universal Smiles DC specializes in prosthodontics treatments, such as dental implants, veneers, and crowns, he and his team would rather maintain teeth.

The staff also looks out for patients? comfort with cable TV in every operatory. Patients waiting in the reception area sink into the pillowy depths of oversized plush chairs while snacking and sipping bottled water.

2311 M St NW, Ste 400
Washington,
DC
US

Dr. Allena Willis Kennerly uses three types of treatments to straighten crooked smiles. The orthodontist glues traditional metal or ceramic braces onto teeth. Alternatively, she crafts Invisalign clear retainers, which can easily be removed during meals or to brush and blow-dry teeth. While most of the patients at Smashing Smiles Orthodontics are adults, Dr. Kennerly also works with teens and evaluates children as young as aged 7 for treatments that reduce the need for braces in the future.

2021 K St NW
Washington,
DC
US

Though two hands and a back are the basic ingredients for most massages, the staff at Healthy Self Therapy & Wellness Center doesn't shy away from mixing in additional flavor—such as another pair of hands. The four-hands massage treats physiques to the simultaneous expertise of two seasoned therapists, who mirror each other's movements for full-body coverage. The team's many modalities also call upon cups for creating vacuum seals on the skin, hot stones for unwinding knots, and paraffin wax for softening hands and feet. Even when massages don't call for any outside help, the muscle gurus alter their styles based on assessments of each client's condition.

This custom approach can lead to both classic and obscure disciplines. For example, a relaxing therapeutic massage can quell surface aches, whereas a cellulite-therapeutic massage strives to tighten the skin without simply clothespinning it back at the spine. Whether patrons hope to dispel mental anxiety or chronic pain, the therapists tackle their ailments with long-term relief in mind. However, five-minute chair massages are also available for those who need a brief but focused moment of muscular meditation.

1875 K St NW
Washington,
DC
US

Within Dental Arts Group's modern facilities, specialists tend to both the form and function of teeth. They remove built-up plaque during careful cleanings, ward off cavities with preventative care, and repair existing damage with restorative work. Patients who opt for cosmetic treatments, such as Zoom! teeth whitening, can smile with confidence, knowing that their teeth look healthy and white. Even those who normally dread trips to the dentist can relax at Dental Arts Group, because the practice offers sedation dentistry.

818 18th Street NW
Washington,
DC
US