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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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. Richard Zalkin
Dr. Richard Zalkin arrives at each appointment focused on educating patients as well as providing preventive care. A graduate of Tufts University, Dr. Zalkin has tended teeth for more than three decades, performing diagnostic exams, disease screenings, and tightening or loosening of teeth to ensure that they stay in tune. During in-office whitening treatments, clients can lay back with a neck pillow, watch TV, listen to music, or just take a much needed nap. To stay abreast of the latest innovations, Dr. Zalkin regularly attends continuing-education classes that cover wide-ranging dental subjects.