Tri-City Herald

Dentist Dr. Lopez performing a dental crown procedure

"At some Tri-City dental offices, spa-like services offer special touch"

- Jonathan Martinez dipped his hands into a warmer filled with paraffin wax. Then, as the wax got to work softening and moisturizing his skin, he sat down in a reclining massage chair. He relaxed as music played in the background and enjoyed a pleasant scent — lavender, maybe —wafting through the room. Then his dentist walked in....

Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business

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"Kennewick dentist finds niche designing for men’s fashion industry"

- Richland’s Antonio Lopez-Ibarra runs a relatively new dental practice, Tri-City Dental Care, in the Southridge area. The 32-year-old dentist also has a wife and three children. And the busy entrepreneur runs a small necktie company with his nephew, Noel Lopez. Called Town+Co, the business started in July 2015....

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"New dental spa looks to curb fears"

- KENNEWICK, Wash. - There’s a new dentist in town, located in South Kennewick, and he’s taking dentistry to a whole new level.

“Initially they come in and they say, by the way, I hate the dentist,” Antonio Lopez says. “It’s nothing against you, I just hate the dentist.”...

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"Tri-City dental offices provide spa-like experience"

- KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Jonathan Martinez dipped his hands into a warmer filled with paraffin wax.
Then, as the wax got to work softening and moisturizing his skin, he sat down in a reclining massage chair.

He relaxed as music played in the background and enjoyed a pleasant scent — lavender, maybe — wafting through the room....

The Journal Record

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"Tri-City dental offices in Washington provide spa-like experience"

- Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra of Tri-City Dental Care in Kennewick, Washington, is one of a growing number offering spa-like services to patients....

US News

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"Tri-City Dental Offices Provide Spa-Like Experience"

- KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Jonathan Martinez dipped his hands into a warmer filled with paraffin wax. Then, as the wax got to work softening and moisturizing his skin, he sat down in a reclining massage chair. He relaxed as music played in the background and enjoyed a pleasant scent — lavender, maybe — wafting through the room. Then his dentist walked in....

The Washington Times

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"Tri-City dental offices provide spa-like experience"

- “When I opened the practice, I wanted to bring a good experience to every person coming in,” Lopez-Ibarra said. “We wanted to do something where people felt comfortable in the chair.” At Tri-City Dental Care, patients can try out the paraffin treatment and slip on headphones to listen to music or watch TV or movies. Aromatherapy and massage chairs also are set up in each room. Martinez liked the wax treatment. “I work a lot with my hands, and (afterward) they are really, really soft,” he said....

Columns The University of Washington Alumni Magazine

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"‘We came here to contribute’"

- Inside the lobby of Tri City Dental Care, one of Kennewick’s newest dental clinics, soft piano music floats through the air and sunlight streams through spacious windows. The walls are a peaceful shade of pastel blue, and there’s a dispenser of fruit-infused water for patients who crave a hint of sweetness, even when they’re at the dentist....