The Smile Centre – Galleria at Venice Ave
Drs. Eugene Kulaga and Stephanie Cole welcome you to The Smile Centre Galleria at Venice Ave! We are a multi-disciplinary office that provides comprehensive and trustworthy care for patients from young to old. Our team of dentists offers state-of-the-art treatments for a variety of cosmetic and functional concerns all under one roof. We strive to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease with relaxing sedation options, and through the convenience to have all your procedures performed at the same location. Our team participates in hundreds of hours of continuing education and training in order to continually give you the best care possible. Experience the difference at The Smile Centre by scheduling an appointment today!
Meet the Doctors
Dr. Richard A. Stanley is the founder and owner of The Smile Centre and has been serving our local community for the past 25 years. Providing five-star comprehensive dental care is what Dr. Stanley has dedicated his entire life to accomplishing and he has transferred that mission to The Smile Centre Team! Quality dental treatment and caring service is what you will receive from each member of your wonderful Smile Centre Team! Read more
Dr. Eugene Kulaga has been in practice for 30 years. He was born and raised in Union, New Jersey. Undergraduate studies were at Seton Hall University, BS in Biology 1977, and Georgetown University, School of Dentistry, DDS in 1983. A Fellowship Certificate was awarded in Orofacial Pain 2009 UMDNJ where Dr. Kulaga was part time faculty. Read more
Dr. Stephanie Cole is known for the compassionate attitude she exhibits toward her patients and her zeal for dentistry. She understands how important her relationships with her patients are in meeting their needs and makes great efforts to know you as a person, by listening to and addressing your particular dental concerns. Read more
Dr. Michelle Ringwald was born and raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate training at University of South Florida, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at LECOM School of Dental Medicine. Licensed in both Florida and California, Dr. Ringwald practices both cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Read More
Dr. Jason Alter was born in Miami, Florida, Dr. Jason Alter was raised to uphold the Golden Rule and currently applies it to his dental practice daily. He is a firm believer in treating every patient that sits in his chair as if they were his own family member. Dr. Alter’s goal for every appointment is to ensure that he is both gentle and empathetic by taking the time to explain procedures and making sure his patient is as comfortable as possible. Read More
Dr. Bojko (Munoz)
Dr. Sonja Bojko (Munoz) was born in Slovenia, Europe, and raised between Slovenia and Asia prior to moving to the U.S. at the age of 17. She completed her undergraduate degree at Wartburg College in Iowa in 1997 and DDS degree at the University of Minnesota in 2002. Since graduating, Dr. Sonja Bojko (Munoz) has continually dedicated her time to gain more advanced skills and knowledge in the field of dentistry. She is a scholar of the Dawson Academy, focusing on comprehensive, predictable, quality care of patients. She is also a graduate of the Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Implant Continuum from the University of Florida and the Misch International Implant Institute, allowing Dr. Sonja Bojko (Munoz) to place and restore implants with precision and advanced knowledge. She has attended multiple post-graduate esthetics courses focusing on how to achieve beautiful and lasting results in a patient’s smile. Read More
Our Specialty Services
Full Mouth Reconstruction
When your mouth is not functioning the way it should, quality of life often decreases due to pain or the inability to eat or even speak properly. We offer full mouth reconstruction treatment plans to rebuild your mouth and give you back your life. Full mouth reconstruction consists of multiple dental procedures with the ultimate goal of correcting all your concerns and restoring function to your mouth. Full mouth reconstruction commonly includes treatments like dental implants, orthodontics or TMJ disorder treatment.
For those missing teeth, self-confidence can fall as you become embarrassed to speak, smile or laugh in front of others. Dental implants are the ultimate tooth replacement option, being able to restore both aesthetics and function as well as stimulation to the jaw bone. When you take proper care of your dental implants they can be a long-term solution that do not need to be replaced. Many patients report a boost to their confidence after dental implants have been placed.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the muscle that connects the jaw to the skull. When this joint is damaged, overworked or inflamed, it can cause a host of problems, including lock jaw, jaw pain and facial soreness. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorder. Treatment of TMJ disorder can often improve other oral concerns including sleep apnea or an uneven bite.
Sedation dentistry is an excellent option for those who experience dental anxiety or fear. We offer multiple sedation options, including local anesthetic, nitrous oxide and oral sedation to help make you feel relaxed and at ease. With sedation, you can have a more enjoyable experience at the dentist and likely change your outlook on dentistry as a whole. Additionally, we are often able to perform multiple treatments at once while you are sedated, which means less visits to the dentist for you.