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Sarasota Dental Arts accepts the challenge of a local Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Check out our “Steampunk Punkin’”!

We accepted the local challenge of decorating a plastic pumpkin given to us by Radiance Endodontics in Venice Florida. This is the second year in a row that Radiance Endodontics has put on this contest. A big plastic pumpkin was delivered to each dental office that wanted to participate in this fun project.

The rule was to decorate the pumpkin as we pleased without puncturing it. We then had to take a picture of it and submit it for judging. The pictures of all of the decorated pumpkins are on the Facebook Page of Radiance Endodontics and the winner is determined by how many “likes” each pumpkin ...

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Dental implants: An Option That Looks and Feels Natural

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When you are struggling with a tooth that is failing or missing, it impacts your life in many ways. You might not be able to enjoy the healthy foods that you used to since it becomes more difficult to chew. The appearance of your smile may also cause you to feel embarrassed or self-conscious when you talk or smile at other people. The good news is that there are some excellent options to restore your tooth and your smile, and dental implants may be ideal for your situation.

What is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is comprised of three essential parts:

  • The implant: This is a titanium post that is surgically placed ...

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3 Ways Orthodontics can Improve Your Overall Health

Did you have orthodontic treatment as an adolescent but didn't wear your retainer consistently, causing your teeth to relapse? Or maybe you never had the treatment you needed to align your teeth when you were younger? Whatever the case may be, living with crooked teeth is embarrassing!

However, there are excellent options that straighten teeth efficiently and discreetly with adult orthodontics in Sarasota, FL. And, you can improve your oral health while you're at it!

A Cure for Bruxism and TMJ Issues

Do you clench and grind your teeth at night while you sleep? Also known as bruxism, grinding your teeth can cause excessive wear and problems with your jaw joint (TMJ). Straightening your ...

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How Do You Know When It's Time to Extract a Tooth?

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Removing a tooth is something that we only recommend as a last resort, and it's also a decision we take very seriously. When tooth extraction is diagnosed, it is usually because the tooth cannot be preserved and should be removed to protect your oral health. Here's what you should know about having a tooth extraction in Sarasota, FL.

When is an Extraction Recommended?

There are certain situations in which extractions are the best option such as:

  • Deep decay that reaches into the nerve of the tooth
  • A severely broken or fractured tooth
  • Orthodontic treatment - for patients with severe crowding, extractions before braces may be recommended
  • Wisdom teeth

The Extraction Process

There are two types of extractions - ...

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3 Real-Life Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

Having confidence and feeling happy are important factors in how you present yourself to the world. The impression that you make on people affects all of your relationships whether they are personal or professional, and how you feel about the appearance of your smile truly impacts your entire life.

If you're not feeling confident about the appearance of your smile, a visit to your cosmetic dentist in Venice, FL can help you achieve the smile you've always wanted. Consider three of the ways a beautiful smile can change your life.

Achieve More Confidence

When you're not worried about how your teeth look, you're apt to smile with confidence. This can help you achieve ...

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Signs You Might Need an Extraction, and What to Do Next

Your tooth was hurting, but you waited to visit your dentist thinking some ibuprofen and a good night's rest would help you feel better. You found out that was not the case when the ibuprofen didn't help and you tooth kept you up all night. Now it might be too late to save your tooth, and you find yourself facing a tooth extraction. Here's what you should know.

A Tooth Extraction

If you need a tooth extracted, Sarasota Dental Arts is the place you should be since Dr. Kaya Aygen is highly skilled and experienced in both surgical and simple extractions. Whatever your needs may be, we've got you covered. Dr. Aygen ...

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

You've received the dreaded news that your tooth is infected and it can't be saved, and now you need a tooth extraction. The good news is that Dr. Kaya Aygen at Sarasota Dental Arts has extensive experience with all types of extractions including both simple and surgical procedures. Here's what you can expect from a tooth extraction.

A Simple Extraction

These are teeth that are intact above the gum line and can be removed whole. You will be numb so you don't feel anything during the procedure, and sometimes a local anesthetic is all that's needed for a simple extraction. Most patients are surprised at how straightforward this type of procedure is.

A ...

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