Best of Edmond

Written by Rachel Dattolo in the July 2009 Issue
Caring & Friendly Pediatric Dentistry

The inside of her office looks more like a playroom than a dentist’s office. Toys, movie posters, TVs and video games – this is the stuff you’ll find in the office of dentist Martha Garzon, owner of Caring and Friendly Pediatric Dentistry.

Catering to kids is different from caring for adults. “There’s a whole different set of techniques that make children comfortable,” says Garzon. “You have to create an environment that’s warm and friendly and comfortable for children. You don’t want them to be afraid.” Everything in her office – including the size of the dental instruments – is geared to children.

Garzon boasts over 20 years of experience. She’s wanted to be a dentist ever since she was a teenager with braces. Her own dentist and orthodontist, a caring doctor, inspired her to follow the same path.

Good dentists need to be patient, caring and good listeners. “We care about the patients,” she says. “We not only take into consideration the dental needs of the patients, but we also listen to the likes and dislikes of the children and take into consideration the desires and concerns of the parents.”

To make an appointment for your child, call 405-348-5757 or visit www.marthagarzondmd.com.

The Uniform Club

When parents of children attending schools requiring uniforms began to complain about lack of quality and high prices, two parents stepped in to fill the gap. Brooke Britt and Nikki Whitson opened The Uniform Club – the only locally owned school uniform provider in the metro area – last year.

Due to the economy, families are shopping more frequently for American-made and local garments. All Uniform Club garments are made in the USA, and all printing and embroidery is done in-house. This, says Britt, allows The Uniform Club to keep prices low while providing higher quality.

Several area schools use The Uniform Club. All of its products are available on the floor so parents can see what they’re buying instead of ordering uniforms blind. The Uniform Club also keeps the kids busy in its children’s playroom – leaving parents free to do the shopping.

And don’t let the word “sale” fool you. The Uniform Club’s regular prices are lower than other companies’ sale prices.
The Uniform Club also provides heat press embroidery and and digital printing for the general public.

Britt’s proud of the customer service offered at The Uniform Club. Parents are welcome to visit the store and speak directly to the owners with any issues or questions. Being locally owned puts her in touch with customers’ needs. And Britt’s so confident in her uniforms that her own children wear them.

“My favorite part is the people,” says Britt. “It’s making people happy. It’s watching people walk out and knowing we got somewhere that day.”

For more information, call 405-242-5000, visit www.theuniformclub.net or drop by the store at 14841 Bristol Park Blvd.


Pink Sugar

UCO graduate Kelsie Petree knows an opportunity when she sees one. She minored in marketing and loves shoes. She put the two together and opened the Pink Sugar Shoe Boutique only two years after graduating.

Pink Sugar offers brands BCBG, Poetic Licence,  Marc Jacobs and many others. All are handpicked by Petree, who travels to Las Vegas, Dallas and other cities constantly to keep her eyes on their shoe markets.

She keeps an open mind when she shops for her store, looking for shoes that are different and stand out.
“I try to choose different brands that you can’t find in a department store,” she says. Customers love browsing in Pink Sugar’s classy and chic environment. It reflects the shoes she sells.

“My shoes are beautiful, different, fun and you don’t see them anywhere else,” says Petree. “That’s the main thing I look for. I love it when I have something that customers get excited about.”

For more information, call 405-359-0044 or drop by the store at 1389 15th St. in the Spring Creek shopping center.

1 Comment

Audra @ BodyConfections.com Says:
January 27th, 2011 at 4:38 pm
Pink Sugar Shoe Boutique is the most elegant shoe store I have ever been in. It is absolutely GORGEOUS. It looks as though it belongs in Manhattan or Bev Hills rather than Edmond, OK!
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