Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Dr. Jonah Tabrizi isn't afraid of hitting the books. Before heading down the road to becoming a dentist, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at California State University and earned his doctoral degree in chiropractic at Southern California University of Health Sciences. Now, armed with a comprehensive knowledge of the human body, he zooms in on oral health at Sky Dental. Within the upscale practice’s art-lined walls, he improves the smiles of his patients through cleanings, bridges, veneers, and by putting a smiley-face sticker on each tooth. And because of his insatiable thirst for knowledge, Dr. Tabrizi regularly takes continuing-education classes and is a member of numerous dental societies.