Sarasota Dental Arts


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.

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3 Ways to Relieve Your Anxiety About Dental Care

If you feel anxious about visiting the dentist, you are one of 75 percent of American adults who also feels the same way. Unfortunately, this fear keeps many patients from getting the dental care they need to maintain their oral health, which means that when they do finally visit the dentist, the treatment they need is more complex and invasive, making their anxiety worse. There is a way to end this frustrating cycle, and here are some ways to enjoy anxiety-free dentistry in Sarasota.

Work With a Caring Team

When you find a gentle dentist with staff members who are trained to care for patients with compassion and understanding, you will feel ...

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Create U DIY Workshop in Sarasota for an evening of pizza, wine and art!

Last Thursday, Dr. Aygen took the staff at Sarasota Dental Arts out to the Create U DIY Workshop in Sarasota for an evening of pizza, wine and art!

The workshop is owned by Jimmy & Angela Adams and they were wonderful in helping us all achieve what we wanted while, setting us up in a private room. We had the place all to ourselves while we sanded, painted, stained and used vinyl stencils to make our artworks come to life. The place is amazing! You simply pick out anything you want to do (most of us got our inspiration online) , or Angela can ...

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DIY Braces Are a Bad Idea

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There is a dangerous new trend sweeping the nation that involves DIY (do it yourself) braces. Videos have been posted on YouTube suggesting that people move their teeth with everything from rubber bands to paper clips. Dr. Aygen and your team at Sarasota Dental Arts want you to know that this is a bad idea for many reasons. Here is what you should know about orthodontics in Sarasota, FL.

X-Rays Are Imperative

Before undergoing any type of orthodontic treatment, the standard of care is to take a panographic x-ray. This image shows your entire mouth in one picture and your dentist can see your roots, jaw joint, and teeth – both incoming ...

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12 Steps to a Perfect Wedding Event!

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The Business Builder is a community event supporting The Players Centre for Performing Arts and their summer camp sponsorships. Held at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing at 7051 Wireless Court, Sarasota FL. Your $5 donation at the door is all-inclusive. Guests will enjoy craft beer, international Wines, delicious food, local merchant displays, photo fun, raffles and more! A short skit, “12 Steps to a Perfect Wedding”, will be performed by the theater. RSVP is a must as space is limited. You can RSVP to Kim Burns at 215-499- 0444 or [email protected] using the subject line "12 Steps to a Perfect Wedding"

Let's not forget our dental health! A nice white smile is ...

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How Did Orthodontics Get Started?

Your straight and beautiful smile may be something you take for granted unless you went through orthodontic treatment. Did you know that even before braces were invented, perfectly aligned teeth were the goal of ancient Egyptians and early Greeks and Romans? 

The Arrival of Braces in the World of Dentistry

While they weren't called braces until the early 1900's, dentists began using different appliances and the concept of braces in the early 1800's.

  • In 1819 the first "wire crib" was invented by Christophe-Francois Delabarre. The wire crib was shaped like a half circle and placed directly on the teeth to improve and keep them in alignment.
  • In 1843 Dr. Edward Maynard started using gum ...

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Get a Straighter Smile... Without Everyone Noticing!

Invisalign Sarasota FL | Clear Braces Tray

Have your crooked teeth kept you from smiling with confidence? Are you embarrassed about the appearance of your smile? What if you could straighten your teeth without anyone noticing? Adult orthodontics in Sarasota may be the solution you're looking for and Dr. Aygen can help!


Instead of using metal braces, Invisalign utilizes clear plastic aligners to straighten your teeth. Aligners offer a snug fit so they don't interfere with talking or your other normal activities, and because they're clear it makes them virtually invisible. Invisalign cases can often be completed more quickly than traditional braces with most cases finishing in 9 to 15 months.

The other benefit Invisalign provides is that there ...

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