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How to Find the Right Dentist in Sarasota

Finding a dentist in Sarasota who you trust and feel comfortable with can seem overwhelming. Since a dentist plays a big part in your ongoing oral health, it’s important to feel like you made the right decision every time you visit.

What kinds of things should you look for in a dentist? Here are a few tips when doing your research.

Comprehensive Dental Services

Whether you need simple exams and cleanings or restorative procedures such as dental implants, comprehensive care under one roof is highly desirable in a dental office. You’ll benefit from “one-stop service” because your dentist will know your history and can help you at every stage of treatment. Look for ...

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How a Small Implant Can Have a Huge Impact On Your Smile!

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When you're missing a tooth, your confidence and self-esteem are significantly impacted. Replacing that tooth with a dental implant is one of the smartest investments you can make for your smile, and not just because it replaces your missing tooth; but also because it protects your oral health. Here is why Sarasota dental implants are the gold standard in tooth replacement.

Missing Teeth Impact Your Oral Health

When you feel self-conscious about smiling, the last thing you're worried about is the health of your jawbone. However, did you know that your missing tooth is having a considerable impact on your jawbone? When a root is lost, your bone no longer has anything ...

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Use it or lose it! Insurance benefits

We hope you have been doing great since your last dental visit with us! Were you aware that your dental insurance benefits and/ or HSA account money may expire on December 31st? Dental insurance plans don’t carry over unused benefits to the following year. If you don’t use them, you lose them!

Because so many of our patients realize this last minute, November and December appointment slots fill up very quickly. If you wait to schedule, it may be impossible to secure an appointment. 

If you‘ve been putting off necessary dental care, the time to act is now. Don’t lose your dental insurance benefits – call us today at 941-927-8287 or email ...

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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

Dental Implants | Sarasota Dental Arts

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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