About Us

The Fernandina Smiles Difference

Welcome to Fernandina Smiles. Locally owned for more than 20 years, our caring and experienced team prides itself on delivering the very best dental care. We work one-on-one with you to create an individualized treatment plan that best suits your oral health needs. Whether you are searching for a family dentist, an implant dentist or a cosmetic dentist, we promise to go the extra smile for you! Stop by our office today to meet our talented dentists and wonderful staff.

Our Doctors

Dr. Andrew Dormeshian

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Dental Asssociation
Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Dormeshian

Dentist

Education

  • Graduated from McGill University in Montreal Canada with a Bachelor degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • Graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Temple University’s School of Dentistry

Training, Memberships, and Continued Education

  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the American Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Family Background

Dr. Dormeshian practiced dentistry in Philadelphia for over twelve years before moving with his wife, Beata, and son Sebastian to Jacksonville, FL. In his free time, he likes to play tennis run, bike, and travel.

Dr. Robert Friedman

Northeast District Dental Association
Florida Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
AED National Pre-Medical Honor Society
Amelia Island Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Robert Friedman

DMD – General and Implant Dentist

Education

  • Graduated from University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Graduated from Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dental Medicine
  • Completed his residency at Medical University of South Carolina

Training, Memberships, and Continued Education

  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of Florida Dental Association
  • Member of Northeast Dental Association
  • Member of the AED National Pre-Medical Honor Society
  • Amelia Island Chamber of Commerce

Family Background

Dr. Friedman grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. He moved to the Fernandina area in 1987. His roots have grown strong, he loves the community and all it has to offer. Dr. Friedman’s love for dentistry has spanned for more than 30 years. Despite all that Dr. Friedman has accomplished professionally, his greatest accomplishments are his two children. His son is currently attending the University of Indiana Law School and his daughter is working toward her MBA at the University of South Carolina!

Dr. Austin Fowler

Academy of General Dentistry
Florida Dental Association
Northeast District Dental Association

Dr. Austin Fowler

DMD – General Dentist

Education

  • Graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Temple University’s School of Dentistry

Training, Memberships, and Continued Education

  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of Florida Dental Association
  • Member of Northeast Dental Association

Family Background

In addition to dentistry, Dr. Fowler enjoys playing basketball, bicycling, and spending time with his family. His true passion, however, is dentistry. He prides himself on being a gentle, compassionate dentist who uses the most advanced materials and procedures available. He practices comfortable, health-centered dentistry with a strong emphasis on getting to know each of his patients.

Our Services

 

General Dentistry

Covers your basic diagnostic, preventative and routine dental care.

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Endodontist

We’re specialists in saving teeth, making your smile last a lifetime.

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Oral Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery focuses on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of various injuries, diseases and defects that affect your face, mouth, teeth and jaws.

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Invisalign®

Forget traditional metal braces that are painful and embarrassing; ask for Invisalign®.

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Cosmetic & Whitening

We can help correct imperfections, repair damage, and restore your teeth to their natural beauty.

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Implants

Implants help preserve bone and prevent further deterioration, as well as improve your smile!

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Testimonials

Asha C

WOW on service! My son got his 4 wisdom teeth removed today and the team here was so kind and patient preparing me for his surgery. Even called me after the consult to make sure I got all my son’s prescriptions. Then to top it off Dr. Robert Friedman called me this evening to check on how my son was doing and if we had any questions... Talk about GREAT SERVICE and folks that genuinely care about their patients. Thank you... thank you...thank you.... my smile is brighter because of you all!
2018-07-02T17:29:31+00:00

Asha C

WOW on service! My son got his 4 wisdom teeth removed today and the team here was so kind and patient preparing me for his surgery. Even called me after the consult to make sure I got all my son’s prescriptions. Then to top it off Dr. Robert Friedman called me this evening to check on how my son was doing and if we had any questions... Talk about GREAT SERVICE and folks that genuinely care about their patients. Thank you... thank you...thank you.... my smile is brighter because of you all!

Cheryl N

Whenever I have friends move to the area I give them Fernandina Smiles number. Best dentist in the area!!
2018-07-02T17:29:49+00:00

Cheryl N

Whenever I have friends move to the area I give them Fernandina Smiles number. Best dentist in the area!!

Elizabeth W

Best dentist ever, amazing hygienist, friendly and courteous staff, this office rocks! Been afraid of visiting dentist offices since childhood due to a bad/painful experience, but that is gone now due to the caring and attentive service I’ve received at Fernandina Smiles.
2018-07-02T17:30:15+00:00

Elizabeth W

Best dentist ever, amazing hygienist, friendly and courteous staff, this office rocks! Been afraid of visiting dentist offices since childhood due to a bad/painful experience, but that is gone now due to the caring and attentive service I’ve received at Fernandina Smiles.

Michael L

From reception to Doctor, everyone is professional, courteous, state of the art equipment and they make you feel like family....whether it is your children’s checkup/cleaning or something more technical, Dr. Friedman can handle it...
2018-07-02T17:30:32+00:00

Michael L

From reception to Doctor, everyone is professional, courteous, state of the art equipment and they make you feel like family....whether it is your children’s checkup/cleaning or something more technical, Dr. Friedman can handle it...

Betty J

I had my smile replaced at Fernandina Smiles by Dr. Robert Friedman and I have never smiled more! I don’t know if it’s more from the team, my doctor or my beautiful smile! Either way, I rate them the best in Fernandina Smiles.
2018-07-02T17:30:51+00:00

Betty J

I had my smile replaced at Fernandina Smiles by Dr. Robert Friedman and I have never smiled more! I don’t know if it’s more from the team, my doctor or my beautiful smile! Either way, I rate them the best in Fernandina Smiles.

Our Location

Address

Fernandina Smiles is conveniently located on South 8th Street, between the Amelia Island Marina and the beach and is Fernandina’s leading dental practice.

2896 S. 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Office Phone: (904) 201-8238
Fax: (904) 261-8181
Email: office@fernandinabeachdentist.com

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Academy of General Dentistry
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florida dental association
american academy of dental sleep medicine
american academy of implant dentistry
American Dental Asssociation