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Dr. Gabriela Duraes

Elevate Your Smile with Veneers

Your smile is a reflection of your personality, conveying confidence, warmth, and positivity. If imperfections keep you from fully embracing your smile, the solution is within reach. Porcelain veneers are the secret behind countless dazzling smiles, and now, they can be your ticket to the Hollywood smile you've always dreamed of. At Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, we're here to offer the transformative power of porcelain veneers – a cosmetic dental treatment that redesigns your smile!
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Why People Love Blooming Smiles Dental Studio

Vicente J.
Dr Gabriela is great, She has been our dentist for year and it is the best care we have even have. I have a broke tooth and was able to have a emergency appointment in no time. Definitely recommended!
Sarah H.
Blooming Smiles Dental Studio is simply the best. I can't recommend them more. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. Dr. Gabriella is truly the sweetest woman you'll meet. They explain everything to you thoroughly and make sure you are you comfortable during your appointment. If I could rate them higher than 5 stars I truly would!
Peter
Blooming Smiles has been absolutely amazing. The staff there is always incredibly friendly and willing to answer questions about what they're doing. They also do a lot to make patients comfortable during appointments and it makes for a great experience.
Nina G.
I live pretty far from this location but I am willing to make the drive. Dr. Duraes is amazing. She takes the time to explain everything and is upbeat and personable. I have been going here for years and would not dream of switching to a different provider. Thank you to Dr. Duraes and her team for their excellent care!
Nikki
This is the perfect place for people who otherwise are scared of going to the dentist. Dr Gabriela and the team are wonderful and very knowledgable! My family and I have gone here for years and have always had pleasant experiences. The office is hygienic, everything is done in as painless manner as possible, and the environment is warm and positive.
Maristela B.
Dr. Gabriella and her staff are amazing. My kids used to be afraid to go to the dentist, but not anymore. Angelica, the receptionist, is super kind, helpful and hardworking. She’s the best. I highly recommend Blooming Smiles!
Kevin H.
Dr. Gabriella is far and away my favorite dentist ever! I’ve been going to her for over 10 years. She’s highly skilled, trustworthy, and personable. She did a perfect job on my porcelain cap and I like being able to book an appt in the city if needed!
Kristian V.
Dr. Gabriela is fantastic! She's quick, efficient, personable, and gives you as much time as you need to ask questions or give concerns, unlike a lot of doctors and dentists that hardly give you the time of day. Also has a wonderful infectious personality that puts you in a good mood! I definitely won't be going anywhere else!
Leonardo G.
Service completely awesome! Doctor Gabriela is a great professional, always makes sure you are doing ok. Always great feedback from her and always very kind and respectful. Dental Studio very well organized, clean, great staff, modern too. Will come back again for sure.
Kelly S.
Amazing group of people! From the front office ladies to the most amazing Dentist in the entire Chicago-land area. Dr. Gabriela is by far one of the most kind, caring, energetic and understanding dentist I’ve ever come across. Thank you for your amazing work! Going to the dentist has become one of my favorite activities!!
Janice P.
I happened office by accidentally looking for a different dental office. It was the best accident I’ve ever had!! They have the most Up-to-date equipment, and the teethcleaning is a third of the time of cleanings in the past. Not to mention, everyone is very very friendly and concerned and helpful. Best dental office around!!
Fabiola P.
I highly recommend Dr Gabriela! Great professional that examines and provides all solutions ! Her staff threats me very kindly as soon as I step in the front door. Location is easy to access by car or by train! I could not be in better hands!
Jason D.
Dr. Gabriela is fantastic. Besides her deep knowledge and outstanding technique, she’s always takes the time to explain the procedures, and execute them perfectly. I have nothing but great things to say about Blooming Smile Studio.
Karolina B.
Dr. Gabriela is the absolute best. She is knowledgeable, kind, and thorough. She is an expert in this field and has given me the most amazing care. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. I trust her and highly recommend her to anyone needing dental work.
Helen M.
Dr. Gabriela and her team are amazing! Courtesy and professionalism are their staple! Her clinic is immaculate clean ! This is the place that me and my family trust!

Embrace Your Best Smile

Porcelain veneers are the ultimate makeover for your teeth, capable of masking many imperfections that diminish your smile's beauty. Whether you're dealing with gaps, misaligned teeth, stubborn discolorations, or other flaws, porcelain veneers offer an efficient, effective, and natural-looking solution.

Customized for You

Unlike some other cosmetic solutions, porcelain veneers do not alter your natural teeth. Instead, they are crafted as ultra-thin, customized porcelain shells that are shaped to fit over the surface of your teeth. We use advanced dental imagery to create veneers that complement your facial features and desired aesthetic.

From Dream to Reality

At Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, your journey to a radiant smile begins with a comprehensive consultation. We take the time to understand your smile goals, ensuring that your veneers are a reflection of your unique personality.
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Step 1: Preparation and Design

Once we've determined that porcelain veneers are the right choice for you, we gently prepare your teeth by removing a small amount of enamel. This creates the ideal surface for the veneers to adhere seamlessly. A series of precise impressions are taken, serving as the blueprint for your custom veneers.
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Step 2: Craftsmanship in Action

The artistry of porcelain veneers lies in their craftsmanship. Your impressions are sent to our trusted laboratory, where master technicians sculpt each veneer meticulously. This collaborative effort between our team and the laboratory ensures that your veneers are a true masterpiece, reflecting your unique personality and preferences.

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Step 3: Placement and Transformation

Once your custom veneers are ready, it's time for the magic to happen. We gently attach the veneers to your prepared teeth, utilizing a strong bonding agent that ensures a secure and enduring fit. With the final touch in place, you'll be able to enjoy your beautiful new smile, ready to share it with the world!
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The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers Over Crowns

While both porcelain veneers and dental crowns can enhance the appearance of your smile, veneers offer distinct advantages. Veneers require minimal enamel removal, preserving more of your natural tooth structure. Additionally, porcelain is stain-resistant, ensuring your smile remains bright and vibrant for years. With their natural appearance, veneers blend seamlessly with your existing teeth, creating a harmonious smile.

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What Happens During a Dental Cleaning

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A Camera-ready Smile in Just a Few Visits

Your journey to a captivating smile is both efficient and exhilarating. In as little as two weeks and just 2-3 visits to Blooming Smiles Dental Studio, you could be walking out with a smile that's camera-ready. Whether you have a wedding, a special event, or simply want to unveil your best self, porcelain veneers are your passport to a smile that radiates confidence and charm.
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Dr. Gabriela Duraes

Dr. Gabriela Duraes

We believe in providing gentle, personalized dental care for your unique smile! Your journey to a healthy, attractive smile begins here.
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Dr. Chris’s goal as a dentist is to treat all patients with compassion, respect, and honesty. He treats all patients as if they were family.
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Experience Excellence in Dental Care with a Welcoming Atmosphere

At Blooming Smile Dental Studio, we believe that excellent dental care goes beyond mere treatments. We understand that your comfort and oral health are of utmost importance. That's why we offer a unique combination of flexible scheduling, a relaxing atmosphere, and a commitment to cutting-edge technology. When you choose us, you're choosing a dental practice that truly cares about your family's well-being.

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Accommodating Scheduling Options

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Relaxing Office Amenities

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Commitment to Cutting-Edge Technology

Experience Excellence in Dental Care With Us

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Accommodating Scheduling Options

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Relaxing Office Amenities

Blooming Smiles Dental Studio team

Commitment to Cutting-Edge Technology

Frequently Asked
Questions

What are veneers?

Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin, customized shells made from durable porcelain that are meticulously crafted to fit over the front surface of your teeth. They are a cosmetic dental treatment designed to enhance the appearance of your smile by masking imperfections such as gaps, discolorations, misalignments, and more.

How do veneers work?

Porcelain veneers are carefully designed to create a natural, harmonious smile. During the process, a small amount of enamel is gently removed from your teeth to create space for the veneers. Precise impressions are taken and sent to a skilled laboratory, where master technicians craft the veneers to fit your unique smile. Once ready, the veneers are securely bonded to your teeth, creating a transformed and radiant smile.

What dental issues can veneers address?

Porcelain veneers can effectively address a variety of cosmetic dental concerns, including gaps between teeth, teeth that are slightly crooked or misaligned, stained or discolored teeth, chipped or worn teeth, and irregularly shaped teeth. They provide a versatile solution for enhancing the overall appearance of your smile.

How do veneers differ from dental crowns?

While both porcelain veneers and dental crowns can improve the appearance of your teeth, veneers are a more conservative option. Veneers require minimal enamel removal, preserving more of your natural tooth structure. Additionally, porcelain veneers are stain-resistant and blend seamlessly with your existing teeth, offering a more natural and harmonious look.

How long do porcelain veneers last?

With proper care and maintenance, porcelain veneers can last for ten years or more. Regular dental hygiene practices, including brushing, flossing, and routine dental checkups, can help prolong the lifespan of your veneers.

Are porcelain veneers permanent?

The decision to get porcelain veneers is considered a long-term commitment. Since a small amount of enamel is removed during the preparation process, veneers are not reversible. It's essential to consult with your dentist to ensure that veneers are the right choice for your smile goals.

Are porcelain veneers noticeable?

Porcelain veneers are designed to blend seamlessly with your natural teeth. The advanced dental technology and artistic craftsmanship used in creating veneers ensure that they are virtually indistinguishable from your surrounding teeth.

Is the veneer placement procedure painful?

The veneer placement procedure is typically painless and minimally invasive. Local anesthesia may be used during the preparation stage to ensure your comfort. After the procedure, you may experience some mild sensitivity, which usually subsides within a few days.

How many appointments are required for porcelain veneers?

The porcelain veneer process generally involves two to three appointments. The first appointment includes a consultation and preparation of your teeth. The second appointment involves bonding the veneers to your teeth after they are crafted in the laboratory. Additional appointments may be necessary to ensure the perfect fit and aesthetic.

Can I eat and drink normally with porcelain veneers?

Yes, you can enjoy your favorite foods and beverages with porcelain veneers. However, it's recommended to avoid excessively hard or sticky foods that could potentially damage the veneers. Additionally, maintaining good oral hygiene practices will help ensure the longevity and appearance of your veneers.

Are porcelain veneers covered by dental insurance?

Porcelain veneers are considered a cosmetic dental treatment and are not covered by dental insurance. However, it's advisable to check with your dental insurance provider to determine the extent of coverage or any potential reimbursement for specific cases.

New Patient Specials

In-Office Whitening

$355
After exam, X-rays and cleaning
For new patients only, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers
Expires on DATE.

Home Whitening

$85
Must mention or present this coupon at time of booking.
For new patients only, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers
Expires on DATE.

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Affordable smile makeovers

In-Office Whitening

$355
After exam, X-rays and cleaning
For new patients only, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers
Expires on DATE.

Home Whitening

$85
Must mention or present this coupon at time of booking.
For new patients only, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers
Expires on DATE.