The staff at VivaSmiles puts themselves in your chair: the dentist's chair! Our goal is to make your visit to VivaSmiles a pleasant and positive experience. After all, you'll be gaining a whole new outlook on life through a radiant smile, healthy teeth and gums, and for many, relief from chronic pain, whether it's from the teeth, gums or the jaw. VivaSmiles offers a comforting atmosphere of relaxation with beautifully modern treatment rooms. We respect your time and pride ourselves on being on time for you! But we'll take the time to consult with you first, with educational DVDs to explain every procedure we offer. We'll find out what your needs are and what your dreams are for looking and feeling your best. Once we've agreed on a personalized treatment package for you, we'll make sure your visits are as stress free as possible. VivaSmiles offers the ultimate in patient comfort. Specialties General Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Teeth Whitening, Zoom Whitening, Tooth Extraction Areas The Greater St. Louis Area
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Sue F.

06/03/2014

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I have been going to Dr Gomez for about 3 years and have never been happier. I had previously been with a family practice in Kirkwood and felt I was being overcharged . It seemed as if they were trying to sell crowns. I was refered to Dr. Gomez and she x-rayed my teeth and did fillings - saving me money. She's also very attentive to my fear of pain. I really appreciate the honest dental work and her attention to detail. Highly recommended.

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Stevedebkershaw@gmail.com K.

05/26/2014

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I suffered from headaches, dizziness, limited neck movement, ringing in my ears,….even my scalp hurt. Visits to my doctor, an ear specialist, and a chiropractor all resulted in the same diagnosis of TMJ. After treating only the symptoms with little relief, I researched TMJ and found Dr. Gomes. Within a few visits my pain disappeared. I’ll admit initial skepticism in neuromuscular dentistry..but now I’m a believer.

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a30centsolution

03/04/2014

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No more fear!

I hate going to the dentist. That said, Dr Gomes made my experience bearable and even enjoyable. Their very friendly and knowledgable staff and a comfortable setting changed my perspective regarding dental visits. They are my only choice for dental work from now on.

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owend141

12/11/2012

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I am so thankful to have found...

I am so thankful to have found VivaSmiles. Dr. Gomes and her wonderful staff make you feel completely at ease. Before coming here I would be very anxious and think about the upcoming dental appointment so by the time I reached the appt I was a total wreck. Vivasmiles does a great job at explaining the technical process of Neuromuscular Dentistry and how it all works. I am thankful for the time that they all took to spend with me to make me feel more at ease. I now look forward to coming to the office for my treatments

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notinthisplace

06/02/2012

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Do not use this Dentist. She f...

Do not use this Dentist. She filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy! The fact is she will drain you of your insurance and wallet. Find a reputable Dentist and don't be fooled by Dr. Gomes. I have a suit against her for the egregious work she did. All this is public record!

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builttolast

01/20/2012

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Don't go here. I can't give t...

Don't go here. I can't give this place a low enough rating.



I signed a financing agreement for planned work with this dental office, and was told when I signed that I could cancel the agreement at any time. After a substantial portion of the work, I asked to cancel the agreement, and asked the office to return only the unused portion of the money to the finance company, so that I wouldn't have to make payments on services I didn't receive. The dental office didn't return numerous messages I left, and even went as far as to tell me they don't know how to cancel the agreement.



The financing company has confirmed that they only need a fax from Viva Smiles to cancel it, and that this is a common event - people change their minds.



It's common sense that you shouldn't have to pay for work or services you didn't receive, but this dental office has been unresponsive to my request to cancel the agreement and have the unused money returned to me - for months. It's a lot of money.



Find another dentist.

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builttolast

01/20/2012

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I signed a financing agreement...

I would seriously caution anyone from doing business here. I signed a financing agreement for planned work with this dental office, and was told when I signed that I could cancel the agreement at any time. After a substantial portion of the work, I asked to cancel the agreement, and asked the office to return only the unused portion of the money to the finance company, so that I wouldn't have to make payments on services I didn't receive. The dental office didn't return numerous messages I left, and even went as far as to tell me they don't know how to cancel the agreement.



The financing company has confirmed that they only need a fax from Viva Smiles to cancel it, and that this is a common event - people change their minds.



It's common sense that you shouldn't have to pay for work or services you didn't receive, but this dental office has been unresponsive to my request to cancel the agreement and have the unused money returned to me - for months. It's a lot of money.



Find another dentist. This business is very poorly run, they have run their business at my considerable expense and are not taking action to correct the problem. At all.

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akproctor

11/15/2010

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New patient, Great Dentist!

The Hygenist - Joanna and Dentist - Dr. O'Brian were very informative and broke down what they were doing and why they were doing it. I didn't experience any pain or discomfort and never was accidentally nicked on my gums which has happened before - not a pleasant feeling. They have a great teeth whitening program that I'm taking full advantage of which is completely free. . . . I'd recommend them to anyone!

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ronaldo123

05/17/2010

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mediocre & overpriced service

This is not your ordinary dentist - it is a dentist glued together to a money machine to bilk your insurance and yourself. The business model they follow is to promise on the front very low cost and fees, implying these would be paid by insurance. If you choose to go there, make sure that they give you written estimates BEFORE they do any work - even though they would still try (and mostly likely succeed) at squeezing extra funds from you.



As per the quality of dentistry - it suffice to say that they had to fit my crown over a two week period. The quality is poor, the price is high. If you want to waste your money (i.e., to gift these to the owners of the practice), go ahead. If however you would want to find a more reasonable (and reliable) practice - I would recommend Premier Dental Partners.

claimed iconBusiness Response01/25/2011

We apologize that you are not satisfied; however, this review is inaccurate. All patients sign a written estimate before undergoing treatment at VivaSmiles in order to prevent these types of misunderstandings. Your confusion over the cost of treatment most likely was the result of your insurance denying a claim, over which VivaSmiles has no control. We do the best we can to estimate insurance benefits, but occasionally the insurance company simply does not pay. Because we process insurance as a convenience to the patient, per standard medical industry practice the patient may sometimes be responsible for the unreimbursed portion of dental work. All patients are informed of this during their first visit. We are disappointed that you were also dissatisfied with treatment itself. We have thousands of happy patients that have experienced truly life-changing results. As evident in our other reviews, we strive for the greatest quality in all of our work, and want to make sure you are satisfied with it as well. Please call your treatment coordinator to discuss your concerns so that we can address them.

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laura1949

02/18/2010

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The only place I will go.

I have been pleasantly surprised by all of the associates here. I now somewhat am getting over my fear of going to the dentist office.‎

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sevillef

02/17/2010

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Outstanding service!

The staff provided me with outstanding service from the time I walked in to the time I walked out. I’ve been from one dentist to the next trying to get help with my issues with TMJ and this experience alone has been the best. I immediately started telling my friends to come there from now on. I loved it!

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hudbren2

10/16/2009

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This was the easiest time I ha...

This was the easiest time I have had at any dentist office. I want everyone to know. I will definitely be back thanks to Dr. OBrien and Dr. Gomes.

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susiestl

10/15/2009

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The receptionist was very acco...

The receptionist was very accommodating and punctual with appointment making. Dr. O'Brien was very accommoadting and explained all procedures thoroughly and made me feel very comfortable.

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cynthiacards

10/08/2009

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They are great!

They are great! So far this journey in my life (smile) is turning into a big smile! I don't cover my mouth when I talk or smile anymore!

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kend44

10/01/2009

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I am so glad that I came to Vi...

I am so glad that I came to VivaSmiles for services. Everyone was great and friendly. I enjoyed everything and will come back in the future!

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steph5

09/25/2009

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An Excellent Dentist Office

From the very beginning, the receptionist was very polite. I walked in, thinking I was in the wrong place, and she made me so comfortable, and I really appreciate that, but overall everybody I had contact with was so good. I felt like a star and that is a good feeling. I definitely recommend this place.

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brownka

09/17/2009

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My visit was very pleasant and...

My visit was very pleasant and I look forward to my next appointment. That is not easy to say about visiting your dentist and hygienist.

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jhnj85

09/08/2009

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Teeth Whitening

I am very satisfied with the teeth whitening results. A couple of days after my procedure, people began to compliment me on how nice my teeth looked. I will recommend this office to other people.

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joel_p37

09/04/2009

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Highly Recommended

I was late to my appointment and was still able to be seen as well as my daughter who wasn't scheduled. The office was upscale and high class. The consultation provided beneficial insight and comforted us in moving forward. THANK YOU!

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Hours
Regular Hours
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Phone: 314-400-7790

Brands
zoom
Payment method
all major credit cards, check, debit, financing available, insurance
Neighborhoods
West Bemiston, Clayton
Category
Dentists