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Thank you Emerald Coast for voting us the BEST on the Emerald Coast and in Destin!  We are honored that so many of you thought of us when filling out your ballots! We were awarded BEST DENTIST and BEST ORAL HEALTHCARE SPECIALTY PRACTICE (ORTHODONTICS) by EC Magazine this year!  We were also awarded BEST ORTHODONTICS by VIP Destin Magazine!

While awards are awesome, it’s the referrals from our patients that speak volumes about our service to you!  And we have heard you!  After 11 years, we have outgrown our Mack Bayou office and are relocating to our new, beautiful and convenient location in just a month.

You’ll see at our new location that we have laid down the red carpet for you with a sophisticated ambiance providing the most advanced dental technology while also offering plenty of fun for families with free Wi-Fi, a gaming area, a rooftop terrace and complimentary refreshments!  We hope all these amenities will give you opportunities to enjoy our great Florida weather while making memories with your families.  

Stay tuned for details on our Grand Opening Event next month!

By Great Florida Smiles
June 10, 2015
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Have you seen this magazine? It is sold out at our local bookstores but you may have gotten one in the mail! If so, PLEASE turn to p.114 and vote Best Dentist: Great Florida Smiles and Orthodontics & Best Eye Doctor (and Eyewear Store): O’Donnell Eye Institute! Thank you for all of your support!

 
By Great Florida Smiles
June 10, 2015
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Great Florida Smiles is proud to announce that it has added the Solea Laser to its practice, which is the first Solea Laser to be located in the state of Florida. Solea’s technology offers patients an anesthesia-free alternative to the traditional drill for hard and soft tissue procedures. Its unique 9.3 µm wavelength provides a natural anesthetic effect while also affording dentists the ability to cut dental enamel with unprecedented speed and precision. Patients experience virtually soundless, painless and sensationless procedures that take a fraction of the time of a traditional dental appointment because practitioners do not need to inject anesthetic or control bleeding.

“We are able to work more efficiently with a painless touch and patients love it”, said Dr. Michael O’Donnell. “It’s always been our goal to offer excellent dentistry with the latest technology to our patients in the most comfortable way possible. The Solea Laser has elevated us to achieve that goal while increasing confidence amongst our patients. This laser has also allowed us to offer orthodontic procedures that typically require an oral surgery referral so our patients can take care of more dental needs under one roof”.
Investments in modern technology are what set Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontics apart from everyone else. Solea delivers a completely different experience than the traditional drill. No more needles. No more jarring noises. No more soreness. Solea users report to the laser manufacturer that 95 percent of their hard and soft tissue procedures are done with no anesthesia and virtually no bleeding. Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontic patients will be able to receive the oral care they need and immediately jump back into their day. No anesthesia means no risk of patients biting themselves so the traditional limit of working in a single quadrant per visit is a thing of the past. Now patients can get all of their dental needs addressed in a single visit making it easy to return to work or home and avoid missing valuable “up-time”.

“Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontics is at the forefront of a dental revolution,” said the Solea Laser manufacturer’s CEO Michael Cataldo. “People all over the country have been pleasantly shocked after experiencing anesthesia-free and virtually pain-free procedures. The skilled practitioners at Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontics are now able to deliver that experience to each one of their patients.”

Great Florida Smiles & Orthodontics is a local leader in dental services and offers a wide variety of services for all dentistry needs. Services include: Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Wisdom Teeth Extractions, Orthodontics, Whitening and other unique dental services.

Solea™, the world’s first computer-aided, CO2 laser system to ever be cleared by the FDA for both hard and soft tissue indications. Solea cuts significantly quieter, finer and faster than any other laser-based system in dentistry. Solea’s speed and precision is a result of patented technologies and computer system controls.

Reference:
http://sowal.com/story/great-florida-smiles-orthodontics-now-offering-anesthesia-free-laser-procedures