Victor C. Apel, DMD - Specializing in Mini Dental Implants with Restorative Dentistry in Melbourne, FL

Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Melbourne, Florida

Welcome to Designing Smiles Dentistry — where your dental health and brilliant smile are our top priorities. As Melbourne’s trusted family and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Victor C. Apel and his team harness the latest techniques to ensure you receive unparalleled care.

  • Your Smile’s Perfect Destination: Whether it’s a routine checkup, a stunning smile makeover, root canal therapy, mini dental implants, or urgent care, you’re covered. We welcome patients of all ages, making us your family’s go-to dental destination.
  • A Legacy of Trust & Excellence: We aren’t just another dental clinic. Our legacy in Melbourne is carved out by forming genuine, trust-filled relationships with our patients, ensuring they always leave with a smile. This commitment has made us the first choice for countless families in Brevard County.
  • Discover More: Our website. It’s packed with educational resources to help our patients learn more about our practice and the diverse dental solutions we offer.

Ready to achieve the smile of your dreams? Contact us today to arrange a complimentary consultation with Dr. Victor. C. Apel and his team at Designing Smiles Dentistry.




    Dr. Apel has been in practice in Melbourne since 1988. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, he graduated from the University of Louisville’s School of Dental Medicine, a facility for training physicians and dentists. He maintained a successful private practice in Louisville for five years, but Florida’s pleasant climate and the promise of year-round outside activities brought the Apels to the sunshine state.

    Dr. Apel is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Brevard County Dental Society, the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, and recently earned his fellowship with the International Dental Implant Association. He also maintains ongoing professional relationships with recognized researchers and clinicians.

    Dr. Apel is dedicated to providing you with the latest proven treatment methods, participates regularly in courses and seminars and is now a Mini Implant Center of America (MDICA) providing you with revolutionary benefits of mini dental implant dentistry.

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      The Mini Dental Implant Advantage

      Immediate Results

      Because they are less invasive, and don’t require the lengthy healing time of traditional implants, they can typically be loaded with crowns, bridges and dentures immediately.

      Less Healing Time & Fewer Visits

      Because mini implants are much smaller, placing them is a less invasive procedure—requiring less healing time and discomfort, and fewer visits.

      No More Decay

      Mini implants are made out of titanium—the same type of material that is used on artificial joints, and they are not subject to decay or periodontal disease.

      Mini Dental Implants Can Change Your Life!

      Discover Ways to Make Your Care More Affordable!

      At Designing Smiles Dentistry, we offer flexible financing solutions tailored to fit any budget so you can get the care you need, now.

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