Gerald W. McDougal, DDS has practiced dentistry for more than four decades, but that doesn't mean he's out of touch with contemporary technology. Along with his two partners, Dr. McDougal enlists modern tools to diagnose and treat dental issues. They range from digital x-rays and intraoral cameras to the Diagnodent, a piece of equipment that uses fluorescent laser light to unearth hidden cavities. Whereas rotary endodontics makes the root-canal process less painful by using a slow-spinning drill to quickly and easily complete the procedure.
FDA-registered Million Dollar Smile restores whiteness to shop-worn smiles during tandem treatments with a dental-grade hydrogen-peroxide formula
formula and select wavelengths of LED lights. Using specially designed mouth trays, treatments neutralize discoloration on both the upper and lower teeth. The 16% concentration of hydrogen-peroxide based whitening solution works its whitening magic free of gluten, fluoride, or alcohol, and the shortened exposure to LED lights lightens teeth without softening enamel or disrupting molars? circadian rhythms.
Dr. Shelby Denman and his twin brother Dr. Chad Denman lead the staff at Family Tree Dental Group. The brothers are both accomplished in pediatric dentistry, general dentistry, and cosmetic procedures, but what keeps folks coming back is their attention to client comfort. For starters, they send e-mail or text reminders to help folks remember their appointments. Once people get to the office, the doctors let people cozy up with pillows, blankets, ergonomic chairs, and a choice of cable channels during appointments. Addressing more long-term concerns, the dentists put minds at ease by using mercury-free fillings and digital imaging to prevent the radiation exposure of traditional x-rays and offer a choice of fiberglass or amalgam fillings, as well. Finally, they store records digitally to cut back on paper waste.
Nailin Lu's life changed in 2003, when her son was diagnosed with a serious blood disease. Although she initially sought help from conventional medical practitioners, she eventually expanded her search and introduced traditional Chinese herbal medicine into her son's treatment regimen. When her son recovered one month after beginning to take these Chinese herbs, Nailin knew that she wanted to pursue a career in this form of holistic care and bring relief to clients using natural treatment modalities. Steve Edwards came to Chinese Medicine after being seriously ill with a chronic condition that was not resolved with western medicine. After successful treatment, he wanted to learn the medicine to help bring the same kind of benefits to others.
At Lu Acupuncture Center, they take this approach to restore physical, mental, and emotional balance to people's lives?addressing not only their painful symptoms but also the underlying conditions that cause those symptoms. She uses acupuncture treatments to remove blockages in the natural flow of the body's energies by inserting superfine, single-use needles into strategic points across the body. These treatments aim to jump-start the human body's natural healing processes and help clients overcome the chronic pain or stress they have grown accustomed to experiencing. Traditional Chinese herbal medicine and acupressure sessions round out the center's selection of holistically focused treatment options.