Dr. Leana B. Thanos](http://gr.pn/MmhOxd), DMD, who’s been practicing in South Florida since 1986, creates beautiful smiles with a variety of general, surgical, and cosmetic dentistry services. She straightens smiles with the clear aligners of Invisalign, treats gum disease, and replaces missing teeth with dental implants and dentures, instead of wind-up chatter teeth. She is an expert at using neuromuscular methods to treat TMJ problems, including neck aches, headaches, and difficulty chewing.
The dentists and staff at Sierra Dental mollify mouths with a plethora of tooth-sprucing services administered in brightly colored, relaxing offices. During the exam, a mouth expert will investigate enamel for signs of disease and decay, pausing only to interview suspicious-looking molars. Teeth whitening aims to banish surface stains using a gel applied directly to teeth and activated with a specialized light. X-rays let dentists' peepers plumb oral façades in search of issues, and a cleaning expels debris built up from years of brushing teeth with debris.
Animal care is a family affair at Hometown Animal Hospital. Dr. Jan Bellows, a Florida Veterinary Medical Association Gold Star–recipient with more than 35 years experience, leads a team of practitioners and assistants which includes his son, Dr. David Bellows. Together, they keep their four-legged patients healthy through annual checkups and wellness exams, and help them recover from illness or injury through medicinal and surgical treatments. Their expertise is not just limited to dogs and cats, however, as they also aid exotic pets including hedgehogs, mice, chinchillas, and snakes.
Their services also go beyond veterinarian treatments at their bed-and-breakfast-style boarding facility. Here, staff members pamper each furry guest during overnight stays with personalized care—feeding them their favorite food, scratching their favorite spots, and letting them stay up past their bedtime, just this once.
With hundreds of participating locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-health-care professionals that delivers a variety of dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists has the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a tooth-stack. Since Right Dental Group encompasses a wide range of offices and dentists, customers can schedule appointments online for any dental service—from routine cleanings and x-rays, to restorative crowns, Invisalign treatments, or cosmetic Zoom whitening—at the neighborhood location they prefer.
Dr. Howard Finnk, who has been bettering smiles for almost 40 years, leads a talented staff of four associate dentists at Nob Hill Dental Center. Dedicated to constant improvement, Dr. Finnk and his practice take pride in staying on the cutting edge of dental technology. This includes the use of digital x-rays that reduce clients' exposure to radiation, digital intraoral video cameras, and laser dental equipment. Each treatment room is equipped with a TV to keep patients entertained during visits.
After finishing her studies at Nova Southeastern University's School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Lisa Saldarriaga didn't jump right into private practice. Instead, she volunteered her training (and bilingual mind) at a dental clinic, helping low-income and at-risk residents of Broward County gain access to quality dental care. This selflessness and compassion stuck with her once she moved into her own office. Combined with her technical skills, they form the basis of easy, anxiety-free appointments dedicated to keeping teeth healthy and strong.