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Need a massage and a filling? Dentist offers both | Video

Walk into the reception area of one Fort Lauderdale dental office and you’ll be greeted by the “Director of Client Happiness” concierge who will offer a complimentary glass of champagne or wine and hand you an iPad so you can fill out your patient information.

At Dr. Patty’s Dental Boutique on U.S. 1 in Fort Lauderdale, you can get facial rejuvenation botox treatments and digital smile makeovers alongside regular dental care such as oral cancer screenings, cavity fillings, teeth cleanings and implants. Independent contractors in the office provide the massages, facials, peels, waxing and eyelash and permanent makeup treatments.

Front-office staff tends to client needs from limo transportation to making lunch or dinner reservations, in addition to scheduling and insurance issues.

The uncommon paring at Patterson’s dental office creates a unique niche for her and her business partners. Clients can mix and match services or choose only dental or only spa services.

The distinctive dental practice launched in March, by board-certified South Florida cosmetic and restorative dentist, April Patterson, 30, is an example of piggy-backing emerging upscale customer services with traditional professional services.

Operating out of a 2,000-square-foot former spa, the facility is equipped with a shower and built-in aesthetics: waterfall walls, comfort lighting, upscale cabinetry, sinks and faucets.

“If a client is already here and is confident about the service they’re getting, then they’re likely to seek other services from that same source,” said Patterson.

Christina Chen, 30, and a downtown Fort Lauderdale banker, is one of Patterson’s patients who has become a spa client. Chen got a facial cleansing and eyelash extensions. “It’s a one-stop shop, a central location and everyone is very professional,” said Chen.

“This took a lot of research,” said Patterson. Certifications, licenses, zoning all had to be in place before opening. She created a business plan and worked closely with her banker for credit, loans and financial operations.

Patterson’s office is a paperless “iDental office,” a term she made up to emphasize the accessibility of information patients have at their fingertips from educational clips about procedures to viewing a relaxing movie.

The Dr. Patty APP lets clients make an appointment, view Web page content and refer the practice to others. “You want to make it easy for the client to navigate your practice,” said Patterson.

Through Leadership Broward’s EmergeBroward networking arm; and as vice president of the Fort Lauderdale chapter of Femfessionals, Patterson makes essential business connections, she said.

She used local design, architect and marketing vendors to get her practice up and running. She displays locally produced artwork for sale. “Its job creation,” said Patterson.

Details: Dr. April Patterson is on Twitter.com @drpattydentist or 954-524-2300 or facebook.com/DocPatty  and Online at drpattydental.com 

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Chattanoogan.com

 Many Chattanoogans and others excitedly demeanour brazen to a latest intelligent phone or electronic inscription when it goes on sale, though a few people have been only as silly about a partial of a past that recently became accessible – a 1940 census.  

 One chairman told me a recover of a new census information is a small like a World Series or Super Bowl for genealogists, while an comparison male pronounced he has been carrying a blast going by and reading about all his aged neighbors and girlfriends in his boyhood hometown.

 

 Some people competence consternation because a personal information is just

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Bronx Cosmetic Dentist Now Offering Advanced 3D X-Ray Imaging Technology

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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the SP 500, the …

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Western Dental gives San Marcos something to grin about

ORANGE, Calif., Apr 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —  Western Dental Services, Inc., brings affordable dental caring and new jobs to North County with a opening of a San Marcos bureau that combines dental and orthodontic practices, treats children and adults, and offers available hours for bustling families.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/LA45125LOGO)

To acquire area residents to a new practice, Western Dental is hosting a family accessible grand opening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on May 5 during a new office, 169 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, during a Rancho San Marcos Village Shopping Center. The eventuality will embody children’s

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General News. 34 Auburn Student-Athletes Named To SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

April 25, 2012

AUBURN – A sum of 34 Auburn student-athletes have been named to a 2011-12 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll, it was announced Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.
The 2011-12 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll is formed on grades from a 2011 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.

Men’s swimming and diving had a many athletes acquire SEC Academic Honor Roll distinctions with 11. They embody James Disney-May (Economics, Liberal Arts), Stuart Ferguson (Philosophy), Adam Godzinski (Supply Chain Management), Zane Grothe (Aerospace Engineering), Peter Haas (Political Science), Spencer Kerns (Biomedical Sciences Pre-Dentistry), Tofey Leon

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San Francisco Family Dentistry, Washington Square Park Dental, Announces NOMAD Handheld X-ray System

Washington Square Park Dental in San Francisco is now featuring a use of a award-winning NOMAD Pro Handheld X-ray device.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) Apr 25, 2012

San Francisco’s best dentist for family dentistry and dental implants, Washington Square Dental, is anxious to announce that it uses a NOMAD Pro Handheld X-ray. The device is a many modernized intraoral dental X-ray complement on a marketplace for dental professionals.

“The dental X-ray handheld pattern improves dental radiography speed,

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Dentistry and Continued Growth

In Feb of 2012, Robert Korwin DMD, MICOI, MAGD and his whole staff during Advanced Dentistry with a Gentle Touch assimilated a vast organisation of dental practices for a endless convention directed during creation dental practices a indication of expansion and efficacy.

Red Bank, Middletown, New Jersey (PRWEB) Apr 24, 2012

“How do we conduct stability growth?”… is not a doubt discussed mostly in a new inconstant economy, though with a consistent expansion in Dr. Korwin’s practice, his group famous a need for a

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Cosmetic Dentist for San Ramon Unveils Fabulous New Website

Dr. Guri S. Dhaliwal, dentist for San Ramon, launches his appealing new website by Roadside Multimedia. The new site presents obvious information about a services supposing during this family dental practice, while highlighting their loyalty to a comfort of their patients.

San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) Apr 25, 2012

Cosmetic dentist in San Ramon, Dr. Dhaliwal, whose idea is to yield patients with extensive caring in all areas of dentistry from ubiquitous to cosmetic, announces a launch of a new website, http://www.sanramonsmiles, designed by Roadside Multimedia.

Dr. Dhaliwal’s preparation in the

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The Morning Fix: 'Think Like a Man' on top. Chernin's new friends.

After the coffee. Before trying to remember life when “The Hunger Games” wasn’t the No. 1 movie.

The Skinny: My dentist sent me a survey after my last visit. I don’t know why, but it seems tacky. It’s not a gym or a restaurant. If I have a problem with the service, you’ll know it. Monday’s headlines include a new box-office champ, a big shakeup at Walt Disney Co. and Peter Chernin getting some new money.

Think Like a Man takes No. 1 number-one at the box office
Daily Dose: One expects morning shows to be shills for their parent companies. Seldom does a day go by when NBC’s “Today” isn’t promoting some NBC program or Universal movie. But aren’t the Sunday news magazines supposed to be more sacred? Maybe not. On Sunday, NBC’s “Meet the Press” not only had “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, but it devoted a segment aimed at hyping the network’s coverage of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Thinking like a winner. After four weekends on top, “The Hunger Games” was knocked out of first place by the romantic comedy “Think Like a Man,” which took in $33 million in its debut weekend. “Man’s” performance was much stronger than industry analysts predicted. Coming in second was “The Lucky One,” a tear-jerker staring Zac Efron, which made almost $23 million. “The Hunger Games” fell to third, with $14.5 million. Box-office recaps from the Los Angeles Times and the Hollywood Reporter.

Chernin’s new partner. Providence Equity Partners is investing $200 million for a large stake in the Chernin Group, the production company founded by former News Corp. Chief Operating Officer Peter Chernin. The cash infusion is to be used for acquisitions of media companies here and abroad. Providence Equity will also get seats on the board of the Chernin Group, while Chernin will become a senior advisor to the private equity firm. Details from the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.

Ross out as boss. Last Friday (which is usually when companies release bad news), Walt Disney Co. said Rich Ross was out as head of its movie studio. Ross, who took the job in 2009 after a successful stint running Disney Channel, struggled with some big flops (“John Carter,” “Prom”) and had put executives in place who failed to win the confidence of Hollywood producers. Analysis of what went wrong for Ross from the Los Angeles TimesDeadline Hollywood and Variety. No replacement has been made, but I am available. I promise no $200 million write-downs like the one Disney said it’d take on “John Carter.”

The spreading scandal. British regulators are now investigating satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting, which is 39% owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. BSkyB has admitted to hacking into emails for stories but is trying to make the case that it was serving the public interest by using the hacking to expose wrongdoing. News Corp.’s British tabloids are already mired in an ethics scandal for phone hacking. More from Reuters.

Hot summer ahead. We’re still a few weeks away from the official start of the summer movie season, but speculation has already started that it could be one of the biggest ever, thanks to “The Avengers” as well as new “Batman” and “Men in Black” movies. The Wrap with a summer preview.

Inside the Los Angeles Times: A preview of CinemaCon, the conference at which theater owners and Hollywood big shots get together to break bread.

— Joe Flint

Follow me on Twitter. If not for me, then for yourself. Twitter.com/JBFlint

Photo: A scene from “Think Like a Man.” Credit: Alan Markfield / Associated Press

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