At Studio Smiles, we understand that your smile is one of your most important assets. That’s why we offer composite veneers, a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can dramatically improve the appearance of your teeth. Veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth. They are made from a variety of materials, but we prefer to use composite because it looks more natural and is less likely to damage your teeth.
Composite veneers can be used to correct a wide range of dental problems, including stains, cracks, and gaps. And because they are custom-made, they can be made to match the shape and colour of your natural teeth. If you’re looking for a way to improve your smile, composite veneers may be the perfect solution. To learn more about this procedure or to schedule a consultation, call us today at our Melbourne clinic.
Composite veneers are one of the most popular types of veneers used by dental patients today. Unlike traditional veneers made from porcelain or ceramic, composite veneers are made from a resin material that can be easily moulded and shaped to fit your teeth. Composite veneers are also much less expensive than their porcelain counterparts, making them a more budget-friendly option for patients. In addition, composite veneers can be applied in just one office visit, whereas porcelain veneers typically require two or more visits. Although they don’t last as long as porcelain veneers, composite veneers can still provide you with many years of use and are an excellent way to improve the look of your smile.
Here at Studio Smiles, we offer our patients the latest in dental technology, including composite veneers. Veneers are thin, tooth-coloured shells that are bonded to the front surface of your teeth. They are an excellent option for people who want to improve the appearance of their smile without undergoing extensive dental work. Applying composite veneers is a quick and easy procedure that can be completed in just one visit to our office. First, we will clean your teeth and prepare them for bonding. Next, we will apply a special adhesive to your teeth and place the veneers onto your teeth. We will then cure the adhesive with a high-intensity light, which will bond the veneers to your teeth. Finally, we will make any necessary adjustments to ensure that your veneers look natural and feel comfortable. With proper care, your composite veneers can last for many years to come. If you are interested in improving your smile, please contact our office today to schedule a consultation.
Anyone who is unhappy with their smile may be a candidate for composite veneers. Maybe your teeth are discoloured or chipped, or perhaps you have gaps between your teeth that you would like to close. Whatever the reason, composite veneers can give you the beautiful, natural-looking smile that you’ve always wanted. The best way to find out if composite veneers are right for you is to consult with a qualified dentist. They will be able to assess your individual needs and recommend the best course of treatment. Don’t wait any longer – call today and take the first step toward getting the smile of your dreams.
When it comes to improving the appearance of your smile, porcelain veneers have long been considered the gold standard. However, composite veneers are a newer option that is also gaining popularity. So, which type of veneer is right for you? There are a few factors to consider. First, porcelain veneers are more durable than composite veneers and are less likely to chip or crack. However, composite veneers are easier to repair if they do suffer damage. Second, porcelain veneers provide a more natural-looking result, while composite veneers can give your teeth a slightly “ painted” look. Finally, porcelain veneers are more expensive than composite veneers. Ultimately, the decision of which type of veneer to choose depends on your individual needs and preferences.
Looking for a way to improve your smile without breaking the bank? Studio Smiles offers quality composite veneers that can give you the Hollywood smile you’ve always wanted. Our highly trained professionals use the latest technology to create natural-looking veneers that are custom-crafted to fit your unique smile. And because we use high-quality materials, our veneers are durable and long-lasting. Best of all, our veneers are far more affordable than porcelain veneers, making them a great option for budget-minded patients. So if you’re looking for a way to boost your confidence and improve your smile, look no further than Studio Smiles. Contact us today to learn more about our composite veneers and how we can help you achieve the smile of your dreams.
There are many factors that can affect how long composite veneers will last. The composition of the veneer, the skills of the dentist, and the way the veneer is cared for all play a role in its longevity. In general, however, composite veneers can last for many years with proper care. With that said, it is important to keep in mind that no veneer is completely permanent. Over time, the material may wear down or become stained. Ultimately, whether or not composite veneers are right for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences.
There are many reasons to consider composite veneers when you are looking for a way to improve the appearance of your teeth. Composite veneers are made from a high-quality resin material that is extremely durable and stain-resistant.
They are also much thinner than porcelain veneers, which means that they can be bonded to your existing teeth without having to remove any of the tooth structure. This makes them a much less invasive option than porcelain veneers. In addition, composite veneers can be completed in just one visit to the dentist, whereas porcelain veneers usually require two or more visits. All of these factors make composite veneers an excellent option for anyone who is looking for a way to improve their smile.
Although composite veneers are considered a safe and effective cosmetic procedure, there are some risks associated with them. The most common complication is tooth sensitivity, which can be caused by the placement of the veneers. In addition, there is a small risk of tooth damage, as the veneers can chip or crack if they are not placed properly. As with any cosmetic procedure, there is also a risk of infection. However, these risks are generally low and can be effectively managed by an experienced dentist. Overall, composite veneers are a safe and popular way to improve the appearance of your smile.
If you’re considering composite veneers, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons to decide if they’re right for you. On the plus side, composite veneers are more affordable than porcelain veneers and can be completed in just one office visit. They also require less preparation of the tooth, meaning there’s less chance of damage to the tooth structure. In addition, composite veneers can be repaired if they become chipped or damaged. However, there are also some drawbacks to composite veneers. They don’t last as long as porcelain veneers, and they can stain over time. Composite veneers also aren’t as strong as porcelain veneers and may not be a good option if you have bruxism (teeth grinding). Ultimately, the decision of whether or not to get composite veneers comes down to your personal preferences and budget. Talk to your dentist to see if they’re right for you.
Composite veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry option, but there is some debate about whether or not they are damaging to teeth. The main concern is that the veneers are bonded to the front of the teeth using a strong adhesive, and over time, this can cause the enamel to break down. In addition, composite veneers can also make it more difficult to clean teeth properly, which can lead to decay and cavities. However, it is important to keep in mind that all dental procedures come with some risks. For example, traditional dental veneers are made from porcelain, which can also damage teeth if it chips or cracks. Ultimately, the best way to determine whether or not composite veneers are right for you is to consult with a qualified dentist. They will be able to assess your individual needs and provide guidance on the best way to protect your teeth.
Dr. Daniel Maryanovsky
Founder and Principal Dentist
Graduating from La Trobe University (Victoria) with a Masters in Dentistry, Dr. Daniel went on to complete advanced training in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. Determined to foster a sense of community, Dr. Daniel is now a faculty member at La Trobe University and co-founded ‘General Dental Residency’, the largest provider of education for early career dentists in Australia.
Dr. Daniel’s greatest passion is the interplay between the artistry, science, and engineering of a smile. Seeing these elements come together daily, whether it be through a simple filling or a complex transformation, is what motivated Dr. Daniel to found Studio Smiles. As a people person himself, Dr. Daniel believes in a relationship driven approach to dental care and likes to take the time to get to know his patients. It is this personal approach and attention to detail which builds trust and gives Dr. Daniel’s patients the confidence to have their smile taken care of.
Outside of Studio Smiles, you’ll find Daniel ballroom dancing, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen or having a hit of tennis on the court.
Dr. Daniel is a leading member of the following organisations:
Dr Poli Gunaridis
Dr Poli is one of the most experienced dental surgeons in Melbourne, working exclusively in the field of dental implants.
Since graduating from the University of Queensland, Dr Poli Gunaridis has pursued advanced training in dental implant and reconstructive surgery. After many years in the field, Dr Poli has become a leading expert in surgical extractions, dental implants, bone grafting, and all-on-4.
With an abundance of knowledge to share, Dr Poli has given both local and international lectures to other aspiring dentists on the topics of implants and graft procedures. This is something he is truly passionate about.
When he’s not practicing, Poli loves making his way around all the newest restaurants in Melbourne to see what they have to offer.
Dr Barry Creighton
With a Bachelor in Dental Surgery and a specialisation in Conscious Sedation & Pain Control from The University of Sydney, Dr Barry Creighton has over 20 years experience in the field.
Dr Barry provides dental sedation services to our patients at Studio Smiles, which means patients can have their ‘sleep’ dentistry done in-house.
Barry’s truly passionate about creating a comfortable space for those who tend to feel anxious when visiting the dentist. In 2014 he was awarded the Dentistry Achievement Award by the Australian Dental Association for recognition of his efforts in the dental world.
In his spare time, you’ll find Barry completing volunteer work as a Paramedic and participating as an active member of the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology.
Dr. Sabrina Escuza
Dr. Sabrina Escuza takes great pride in providing a calm environment where patients feel safe to express their needs, and comfortable to ask questions. Empowering you to take control of your oral health journey is her number one priority. She will thoroughly explain your conditions, how they came to be, and what treatment options are available to meet your health or aesthetic goals. Each patient is unique, and she will strategically tie all the aspects of dentistry into an individual journey that will work best for you. It doesn’t matter if it’s a check up, or a complete change that you’re seeking – she will look after you.
Florida, USA is where home is for Dr. Sabrina. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Florida (Go Gators!), and her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne, where she graduated with honours and an achievement award from the prestigious Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity. Eight years of uni has made her addicted to education – she is fluent in Spanish, has studied philosophy and French, and now spends her free time learning about the most modern dental treatment modalities through continued professional development courses.
Dr. Sabrina finds great joy in the intersections of dentistry – healthcare and artistry, function/aesthetics and mental health, communication and comfort. She is meticulous with the design of a smile, considering everything from the physics of your bite to the color of the porcelain. One of her favorite areas is where surgery meets prosthetics – sometimes losing a very broken down tooth means creating a healthy space for a beautiful replacement that will get you eating without pain and smiling without shame.
Apart from dentistry, Sabrina (not so) secretly thinks she is a master chef, and can be found trying to feed her friends the excessive amount of food she cooks. She loves music, a good picnic in the sun, and her dog, Nile.
Dental Nurse & Social Media Coordinator
Currently completing her studies in Dentistry at La Trobe University, Natalie has always been passionate about pursuing a career in the dental world.
To her, it’s a profession where the pinnacle of satisfaction comes from helping patients restore function, relieve pain, and help create beautiful and healthy smiles.
Her passion for student voice and advocacy has allowed her to work in publications, promotions, and executive roles for the Australian Dental Students Association (ADSA), La Trobe Rural Health Association (LARHC), and Bendigo Oral Health & Dentistry Society (BOHDS).
When she’s not studying or undertaking placement, Natalie loves to express her creative side through the art of makeup, fashion and digital content creation. You might even find her cooking up a 5-course meal or checking out the newest cafe in town.
Joelynn (Jo) is currently completing her dentistry studies at La Trobe University. Her love for the art and science behind dentistry, as well as the ability to help others, is what has drawn her to this industry.
Her role here at Studio Smiles involves assisting with a range of general and cosmetic dental procedures and her caring nature allows her to provide a quality visit for every patient.
When she’s not studying or at the clinic, you’ll find Joelynn having a hit on the golf course, baking her favourite sweet treats, and spending time with her family and friends.
As a dental nurse her focus is on ensuring patients have the best experience possible during their time in the treatment room with us.
Isabel completed her studies in Paramedicine at Monash University. Wanting to get out of her comfort zone and try something new within the healthcare industry, Isabel found her way into the world of dentistry. She believes that smiles are an important part of who we are and wants to be a part of the journey for those wishing to achieve the smile of their dreams.
When she’s not taking care of her patients, Isabel enjoys spending her free time surfing, and at the beach. A traveller at heart and a self-confessed foodie, you’ll find Isabel trying out different restaurants across Melbourne.
Patient Coordinator, Reception
Katie is the face of the practice, helping meet and take care of patients from the moment they first get in touch.
With an extensive history in the dental industry, Katie has the skills and experience to help patients get the dentistry they need in a way that fits in with their lifestyle and budget. As patient coordinator she has a wealth of knowledge on topics such as general dental treatment, fillings, root canals, Invisalign, porcelain veneers, and dental implants.
In her spare time Katie is passionate about healthy living and loves finding new places to walk her dogs.
Dr. Jeffrey Tho
Dr Jeffrey Tho is a very experienced dentist and has a passion for helping his patients achieve optimal oral health. Dr Jeff thoroughly enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, including crown and bridge, endodontics, extractions and dental sleep medicine.
He graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in 2013. Since then he has owned a dental practice in Ballarat until 2019. Since then has worked in Melbourne over the last four years priding himself on providing comprehensive dental care, personalised to each unique patient.
Dr Jeff has also worked as a pre-clinical demonstrator at the University of Melbourne since 2016 and has supervised dental student research in the area of orthodontics.
Outside of dentistry, Jeff was a former number 1 badminton player in Oceania and has represented Australia at two Commonwealth Games as an athlete and once as the Australian National Coach.