Shoreline & Seafood
May09

Shoreline & Seafood

Eight hours was a long drive, but just doable enough to get through with some sanity intact. That’s one perk of living in northern New Jersey—New England is only a day’s drive away. It was the summer of 2017, and my mom and I were headed out on a road trip to Maine. A big part of our expedition was an impending “mother-daughter lobster crawl.” My mom, of course, was ecstatic over our little escapade. Had I been younger, I probably...

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Mansfield Chiropractic Center, LLC and Kennedale Chiropractic, LLC
Apr07

Mansfield Chiropractic Center, LLC and Kennedale Chiropractic, LLC

George Bobbit knew from a young age that he wanted to be a doctor; to help people feel better. After graduating valedictorian of both his high school and pre-med, he researched the field of chiropractic and realized he agreed wholeheartedly with its philosophy that the body can heal itself from the inside out, if given the opportunity. He again graduated Summa Cum Laude, this time from Texas Chiropractic College. And after twenty...

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Health by Hands Wellness Center
Apr07

Health by Hands Wellness Center

If you long ago accepted daily pain as your lot in life; if you’ve resigned yourself to never really feeling healthy; if your kids and spouse judge the kind of day they’re going to have by how lousy you’re feeling, Dr. Kathi Perry of Health by Hands Wellness Center has good news for you. You were born to feel great. Chronic pain is not your destiny. Your body was designed to heal itself. It might just need help getting started. For...

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Dermatology Alliance
Apr06

Dermatology Alliance

Did you know DFW is home to an internationally acclaimed leader in dermatology? While earning a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Dr. R. Todd Plott won national recognition for his research on vitiligo. After completing an internship and residency in dermatology at the University of Arkansas Health Sciences, he studied dermatologic medicine at the National Cancer Institute. He spent 16 years...

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Liberty Dermatology
Apr06

Liberty Dermatology

There are many layers to Dr. Kien Tran and his Liberty Dermatology practice in Rowlett and Rockwall. For Dr. Tran, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist, his experience and knowledge go well beyond his many years in the classroom. “My father was a general practitioner, and he was a very good doctor. He’s retired now, but he probably influenced me the most,” Dr. Tran recalled of his childhood in Kenner, Louisiana, outside of New...

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McGuiness Dermatology
Apr06

McGuiness Dermatology

At McGuiness Dermatology, protecting your skin is their only priority. Everything from preventative care, including regular check ups and total body skin exams, to the detection and treatment of skin cancers are all handled with the same care and attention to detail. Michael McGuiness, MD, leads three offices in Plano, Flower Mound, and Prosper in providing quality dermatological care. Their state-of-the-art offices and medical...

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Rockwall Dermatology
Apr06

Rockwall Dermatology

Have you been searching for a doctor who takes the time to listen, doesn’t rush you through your appointment, and strives to call you personally with results? You will experience service like this and much more from Dr. Jessica Saucier and her team. Most importantly, you will receive personalized, high-quality medical and cosmetic dermatological care from a dual board-certified physician with a warm personality, impressive...

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United Dermatology Associates
Apr06

United Dermatology Associates

Dr. Hoang grew up in a family that advocates excellence in every undertaking. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin, she earned her MD at Baylor College of Medicine. Then it was off to an internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and a residency in dermatology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. With her board certification completed, she opened Mansfield Dermatology...

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Warthan Dermatology
Apr06

Warthan Dermatology

Having good skin means more than maintaining a clear complexion. Caring for your skin—from head to toe—involves the help of professionals dedicated to keeping this vital part of your anatomy healthy and glowing. According to JAMA Dermatology, each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidences of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung, and colon. The good news is most skin cancers, when caught early, are...

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Visionary Eye Care
Apr06

Visionary Eye Care

Visionary Eye Care, an independent, full-scope optometry practice, has been serving the residents of Sugar Land since 2004. Alinah Ali, O.D., and her staff provide quality eye care for the entire family, including comprehensive and diabetic eye exams, same-day services for urgent eye care, pre- and post-op surgical care, and eyewear and contact lens fittings. The practice focuses on using the most up-to-date technology to thoroughly...

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound
Apr06

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound

One of the most difficult decisions a breast cancer patient will ever face is choosing who will perform her mastectomy. For women in our area, that choice just got a lot easier. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound now offers patients advanced breast surgery, where the mastectomy and reconstruction of the breast (or breasts) is performed during the same procedure and uses the patient’s own tissue instead of an implant. Deep...

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Adriatica Women’s Health OB-GYN
Apr06

Adriatica Women’s Health OB-GYN

The doctors at Adriatica Women’s Health understand the female body, because they are women themselves. They understand the pressures of the work/family balance, because they are wives with families, as well as physicians. They understand a lot is riding on their patients’ wellness—that what affects each patient directly affects those who love and count on her. As experienced physicians, Adriatica Women’s Health OB-GYNs take the time...

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North Texas Fibroids
Apr06

North Texas Fibroids

Dr. Robert Handley, a board-certified vascular and interventional radiologist, offers a revolutionary in-office procedure, Uterine Fibroid Embolization (or UFE), to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids with significantly less downtime and no surgical incisions. Uterine fibroids are benign muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus and can be as small as an apple seed or as large as a grapefruit, and in unusual cases can become...

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Specialized Women’s Healthcare
Apr06

Specialized Women’s Healthcare

Whether you’re a young woman, a new or expectant mom, a maturing senior or somewhere in between, Drs. Jenelle Watts and Melinda Spooner offer Specialized Women’s Healthcare every step of the way. “Women tend to neglect their health in favor of their families or their jobs. We want to make sure that doesn’t happen,” Dr. Spooner said. “With new patients, I like to find out what’s happening in their personal lives, listen to their...

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Women’s Healthcare
Apr06

Women’s Healthcare

Any woman who’s ever faced the need for hysterectomy knows the feelings of fear and uncertainty that accompany such a choice. It’s a lot to consider. Will there be scarring? Will this affect my sex life? Will I need to take out a second mortgage on my house to pay for the procedure? In the past, the abdominal hysterectomy meant six weeks of recovery time, a six- to eight-inch abdominal incision, and significant pain, inconvenience,...

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Rockwall Health Center
Apr06

Rockwall Health Center

Are you still searching for alternative methods to better health? Dr. Sean Jamalabadi and his staff at Rockwall Health Center provide safe and gradual methods to healing the body internally, without medications. He incorporates gentle chiropractic care with individually tailored nutrition plans, leading patients to healthy, pain-free living. Dr. Jamalabadi’s natural, noninvasive method of healing patients started over 14 years ago...

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The Spinal Decompression & Chiropractic Center
Apr06

The Spinal Decompression & Chiropractic Center

If you are interested in achieving better health in a natural way, Vince Baugher, DC, provides a roadmap for you. “My mission is to help as many people as possible return to health so they can do what they were put on this planet to do,” Dr. Baugher said, emphasizing that he teaches patients that true health is a journey, not a destination. Influenced to become a chiropractor when his mother made a miraculous recovery from epilepsy...

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Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP
Apr06

Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP

Each year, millions of Americans undergo surgical procedures. In all likelihood, it’s not a question of if you will need general surgery, but when. And when you do, it’s great to know you can count on Drs. Buckminster Farrow and Clay Albrecht of Southwest Surgical Associates. Compassionate, Approachable, Innovative, Experienced Highly skilled “super docs” Buckminster Farrow, MD, and Clay Albrecht, MD, say there’s nothing they would...

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Active Dental
Apr06

Active Dental

“Live healthy, smile healthy” is Dr. Patel’s motto. He and his staff believe that providing the best quality dental care, teamed with amazing patient care and service is his recipe for success. Dr. Patel graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas in 2006 and has been practicing the art of dentistry for 10 years. He opened his current practice, Active Dental, in Las Colinas seven years ago and proudly continues to provide...

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Advanced Dental Center
Apr06

Advanced Dental Center

Dr. Christine Hopkins’ 10-year anniversary in private practice is cause for celebration. The mood is as joyful and upbeat as ever, but celebration isn’t new in Dr. Hopkins’ office. For a decade, Dr. Hopkins and her team have celebrated their patients and cheered them on. They’ve shared hugs and tears of joy with patients when they saw their breathtaking new smiles for the first time. They’ve watched patients go from poor oral health,...

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Bella Vita Dentistry
Apr06

Bella Vita Dentistry

If you have been looking for a new kind of dental experience, Dr. Foreman can provide you what you are looking for at his office in Trophy Club called Bella Vita Dentistry. He has recently opened the doors to a brand-new, state-of-the-art dental practice where he focuses on minimally invasive dental care. At Bella Vita Dentistry, patients receive a luxurious and relaxing experience with the individualized attention they deserve. In...

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Country Lakes Family Dental
Apr06

Country Lakes Family Dental

Country Lakes Family Dental is a unique practice built around the real-life needs of families. Dr. Matthew Artho’s commitment to excellence, outstanding training, and caring, positive attitude combine to provide the experience your family deserves in a practice that can take your young children from their early dental visits through adulthood, and all the stages in between. Here you’ll find not only cutting-edge treatment in a...

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Couture Dentistry
Apr06

Couture Dentistry

When you find a dentist you trust who has the skill, technology, and gentle touch that you need, there’s almost no replacement. At Couture Dentistry in Plano, that’s why patients fly in from around the world to keep their smiles in top shape. The team at Couture Dentistry is trained in the latest technologies for cosmetic dentistry, implants, and oral surgery. All of your dental needs can be addressed at Couture Dentistry, whether you...

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Dental Professionals of Rockwall
Apr06

Dental Professionals of Rockwall

If dental anxiety has been your little secret, here’s good news: The doctors at Dental Professionals of Rockwall get it. They understand that many patients have had past experiences in the dental chair that cause them anxiety—even fear—at the very mention of a dental visit. It’s their goal to relieve that anxiety, and they say it all begins with simply listening. “I think, as women, we bring a special quality to dentistry,” said...

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Apr06

Dr. Michael Fisher

“Climbing Kilimanjaro was really about fulfilling two dreams.” says Dr. Michael Fisher. “I wanted to challenge myself and our kids to do something we had never done before, and seemed well beyond our limits. And I also wanted to raise awareness and support for the causes we hold dear in South Africa.” Those causes are varied, but the two primary ministries Dr. Fisher supports in South Africa are Rehoboth Children’s Village, a home for...

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Healthy Smiles Children’s Dentistry
Apr06

Healthy Smiles Children’s Dentistry

Are you looking for high-quality pediatric dentistry offered in a fun, cheerful environment? Do you want your child to be treated by a board-certified pediatric dentist with impeccable credentials and a gentle, understanding chair-side manner? How about a pediatric dentist who is in-network with many major PPO insurance plans? Look no further than Dr. Mila Davis of Healthy Smiles Children’s Dentistry! From a friendly, skilled staff to...

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iKids Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Apr06

iKids Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

One of the greatest gifts a child can receive is being made to feel special. That’s the goal for every patient, from the moment they walk through the doors of iKids Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics. Drs. Randy, Ross, and Blane Hamilton and their iKids dream team have been providing area kids with beautiful smiles and healthy self-confidence since 2009. Personalized Care iKids is a state-of-the-art dental office in Mansfield,...

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Karen E. Williamson, DDS, PA Family, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry
Apr06

Karen E. Williamson, DDS, PA Family, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

When Karen Williamson and her classmates tackled a high school assignment to write on a profession they’d like to pursue, she chose dentistry. It would be interesting to see how many of those students even came close with their selection. Karen hit the nail on the head. “From that day I was focused on becoming a dentist, and I can’t imagine any job that would have fit me better,” she said. Always interested in medicine but equally...

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North Star Foot & Ankle Associates
Apr06

North Star Foot & Ankle Associates

Feet are underappreciated, often neglected, yet we ask so much of them. They help us walk and run, balance and stand. Feet are the anchors of the human body, so when something goes wrong with your feet, you owe it to them to find an expert in the field. Jeffrey Doyle, D.P.M., FACFAS, of North Star Foot & Ankle Associates, P.A., in Richardson, is dual board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American...

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Premier Foot and Ankle
Apr06

Premier Foot and Ankle

This is the story of a golfer. Practically born with a nine iron in his hand, he planned his life around the hours he could spend on the greens. Then a condition known as plantar fasciitis threatened to end his favorite pastime. He endured cortisone injections in his feet. He clomped around in a therapeutic “boot.” He invested in special shoe inserts. Nothing helped. Finally he was told that surgery was his only option for relieving...

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Premier Foot and Ankle
Apr06

Premier Foot and Ankle

It seems Jill Wisdom was destined for a career in podiatry. Her exposure to medicine of the feet and ankles began at the tender age of 15 months, when her aunt fell while carrying her resulting in a broken leg for Jill. As she grew, Jill proceeded to break her ankle while ice skating, foot while skateboarding, arm while roller skating and, the summer before sixth grade, a camp physical determined she had scoliosis. “I was in a brace...

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Lake Pointe Dentistry
Apr06

Lake Pointe Dentistry

Saturday February 13 was a busy day at Lake Pointe Dentistry with families bustling around, reuniting with old friends, and meeting new ones. There was lots of conversation, laughter, and even some tears as four area dentists joined Dr. Rick LeFlore and together provided free dental care to families who were affected by the recent tornadoes. CBS Channel 11 and KLTY Radio were even on hand reporting. It all began with an invitation on...

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Mansfield Family Dentistry
Apr06

Mansfield Family Dentistry

You might say that Dr. Cody Bauer was born to be a dentist. He certainly had dentistry on his radar from an early age. As Dr. Cody was growing up, he was able to watch his mother and father, Dr. John and Terri Bauer, run Mansfield Family Dentistry, the family practice, and from this experience he developed a deeply rooted desire to serve and care for his community. Now, years later, Dr. Cody couldn’t be happier to join his mother and...

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Mansfield Family Dentistry
Apr06

Mansfield Family Dentistry

If Dr. John Bauer tells a patient, “You have your father’s smile,” chances are he knows what he’s talking about. Dr. Bauer has cared for the smiles of Mansfield, Texas residents for over thirty years, a privilege that spans three generations of patients. “Family is the most important thing for us, so we make sure that every patient who comes through our doors is treated like a member of the family,” says Dr. John. “There’s nothing...

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Mansfield Family Dentistry
Apr06

Mansfield Family Dentistry

It was a desire to help his fellow man that motivated Mark Mallery to pursue a career in dentistry. “Dentistry allows me to relieve pain, cure disease, and change patient’s lives through various restorative and cosmetic procedures,” he said. “I pride myself in performing procedures in nearly all areas of dentistry. This experience allows me to provide my patients truly comprehensive treatment.” At Mansfield Family Dentistry, Dr. Mark...

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McKinneyDentist.com
Apr06

McKinneyDentist.com

When McKinneyDentist.com was established in 2005, the vision was to establish a one-stop-shop for all your dental needs; a place where everything patients needed—from children’s dentistry to dentures; from simple fillings to full smile makeovers; from Invisalign to surgical implants; from help with snoring and TMJ to Teeth in a Day—could be addressed under one roof. Marvin Berlin, Jeff Lynch, Matthew Markham, Aaron Wood, and their...

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Mint Dentistry
Apr06

Mint Dentistry

Most people’s childhood memories of trips to the dentist are accompanied by a sense of dread. The clinical setting, ominous instruments, and unfamiliar faces are enough to inspire anxiety enough to be remembered decades later. It was not so, however, for Dr. Thao Bui of Mint Dentistry. She recalls Dr. Peter Nguyen, her childhood dentist, fondly, and even cites him as her inspiration for choosing a career in dentistry. “Dr. Nguyen used...

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Mint Dentistry
Apr06

Mint Dentistry

For Dr. Reema Mahdawi of Mint Dentistry, South Arlington, being a dentist is about the people. She has always been an avid volunteer, and it was through volunteering that she discovered her passion for dentistry. She made up her mind to embark on the path to a dental career when she realized how much of a difference it would allow her to make. “When I was volunteering for Mission Arlington, I was given the opportunity to work in a...

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Oral Surgery Associates of North Texas
Apr06

Oral Surgery Associates of North Texas

On December 26, 2015, a tornado ripped through Rowlett and Garland, taking eight lives and destroying innumerable homes and businesses. In the midst of a community’s grief and destruction also came an outpouring of support and kindnesses in the close-knit community just outside of Dallas. Oral Surgery Associates of North Texas lost their Rowlett office on that night. Although some equipment was salvageable, the building was a total...

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OrthodonTEX of McKinney and Rockwall
Apr06

OrthodonTEX of McKinney and Rockwall

Words like pride, loyalty, authenticity, confidence and even fun don’t usually describe an orthodontic practice but in the case of OrthodonTEX, the private practice of Glenn T. Cohen, DMD, MS and Douglas R. Shaw, DDS, MS, these adjectives describe it perfectly. So unique is the approach of these two innovative young orthodontists that they are flipping the traditional orthodontic experience on its tail. “People usually enjoy the...

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Park Forest Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center
Apr06

Park Forest Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center

Dr. Haroon Ismaili is a gifted oral surgeon specializing in dental implant placement and wisdom tooth extractions. Dr. Ismaili and his professional team are experienced, friendly, and eager to provide the best care in a comfortable, family- oriented environment. From your first contact to the completion of your treatment, you are part of their professional family and your care is focused on your needs and wants. Dr. Ismaili completed...

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Pediatric Dentistry of Mansfield
Apr06

Pediatric Dentistry of Mansfield

That’s the goal at the practice of Drs. Deborah Sullivan and Danny Wright. How do they do this? Drs. Sullivan and Wright believe that the only way to successfully teach children this confidence is to treat them with kindness, compassion and smiles. They’re committed to the overall well-being of their patients and realize that they have a lifetime of dentistry ahead of them. Their confidence in the dentist is critical to their dental...

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Pinnacle Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Specialists
Apr06

Pinnacle Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Specialists

Pinnacle Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists is the locally owned practice of board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons Drs. Kevin Pollock and Ketan Parekh. The surgeons and staff work together in a state-of-the-art facility, striving to reach the pinnacle of excellence in oral and maxillofacial care to the communities of Rockwall, Canton, Sulphur Springs and beyond since 2001. From the removal of wisdom teeth and the...

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Prosper Oral and Facial Surgery
Apr06

Prosper Oral and Facial Surgery

If you or someone you love has been referred to an oral surgeon, it is important to do your research and choose wisely. When it comes to complex dental care—specifically oral surgery—look for someone who has significant experience, board certification in both oral and maxillofacial surgery and anesthesiology as well as a great demeanor and a gentle, precise hand. Dr. Mark Ranschaert of Prosper Oral and Facial Surgery meets all the...

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Richardson Dentistry
Apr06

Richardson Dentistry

How far would you travel to consult with a dentist you trust? Would you drive across town? Would you even leave the state? Long-time patients of Richardson Dentistry who’ve relocated as far away as New York, Korea, Belgium, Florida, and elsewhere make an annual or biannual dental checkup part of any visit back to Richardson. Couldn’t they find a dentist in their new location? Absolutely, but when you’ve partnered with a dental...

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Sandi L. Hamm, DDS
Apr06

Sandi L. Hamm, DDS

You deserve the best that contemporary dentistry can offer. Dr. Sandi Hamm and her friendly and highly skilled team invite you to experience dentistry that is more comfortable and efficient than ever. Using the very latest techniques and procedures, Dr. Hamm can give you the smile you’ve always wanted – comfortably and quickly, with results that will stand the test of time. From your first dental visit to complex restorative and...

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Snore Relief Center
Apr06

Snore Relief Center

Do you suffer from daytime sleepiness, headaches, a lack of energy, memory loss, or grind your teeth during sleep? All of these symptoms can indicate Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA.) In addition, if you suffer from hypertension, diabetes, or have a history of heart attack or stroke, you may have OSA and be one of the millions of undiagnosed Americans who are untreated. If snoring is keeping you or your partner from experiencing a solid...

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Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy
Apr06

Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy

Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy is passionate about helping older adults and seniors with specific behavioral health needs overcome their challenges and attain the best possible quality of life. Their 48-bed facility in Katy, Texas, provides tailored treatment plans focused on addressing behavioral health needs, as well as any medical conditions that may be directly or indirectly related to behavioral health needs, providing complete...

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Star Ranch Dental
Apr06

Star Ranch Dental

Voted by readers of Living Magazine as Best Cosmetic Dentist in Frisco/Plano 2015, Star Ranch Dental is one of the most successful and fastest growing practices in the area. Peter R. Barnett, DMD, Courtney L. Geiger, DDS, and team provide an impressive and comprehensive range of services including general and restorative dentistry (cleanings, tooth-colored fillings, porcelain crowns) and cosmetic dentistry (veneers, adult ortho,...

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TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of North Texas
Apr06

TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of North Texas

Sleep. It refreshes the body like no other activity. It is comforting and even essential to survival. Even though we spend a third of our lives asleep, most of us don’t give it a moment’s notice. Until we can’t sleep. There are countless reasons people don’t get a good night’s sleep—insomnia, a partner who snores, sleep apnea, pain. For millions of people, the consequences of a poor night’s sleep—including higher stress, increased...

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