Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch
8640 E State Road 70, Suite D, Bradenton, FL 34202

General Dentists in Lakewood Ranch

Healthy teeth and gums are an indicator of good health. Without regular care from a general dentist in Lakewood Ranch, you may become susceptible to a variety of dental health problems, including tooth loss. Fortunately, you can maintain lifetime dental health with exams and cleanings from our general family dentistry practice.

What Role Does a General Dentist Fill?

General dentists serve as primary dental caregivers for patients of all ages. These dental professionals provide a wide range of dentistry services instead of specializing in one field. A general dentist is often the person people visit most frequently for dental exams, cleanings, and routine treatments.

What Services Does a General Dental Office Offer?

There are numerous services that you and your family can receive at our dentist general practice. These general dentistry services include dental exams, routine and deep cleanings, X-rays, restorations, and more. Let us help you achieve a healthy, fabulous smile – give us a call to make an appointment.

General Dental Services

Your teeth were designed to last a lifetime – but only with regular care from a general dentist. Call our office today to book any of the general dentistry services below, including:

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • Softline Dentures
  • Tooth Extractions

How Frequently Should I Go to a Dentist?

Many patients ask us, “How often should I see a general dentist near me?” People with ongoing dental health problems may require several appointments to resolve their symptoms. However, those with healthy teeth and gums should typically see a dentist every six months.

What Will a Dental Visit Cost?

Many people have concerns about cost when visiting the dentist. Your unique dental situation and whether you have dental insurance will determine your total charges.

Why Is Dental Health Care Important to Maintain?

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help you achieve overall wellness. Not only does regular dental care prevent cavities and gum disease, it also reduces the risk of other medical conditions that are caused by inflammation. Let us help you care for your smile – call us today to see one of our skilled general dentists.

How Long Does a Tooth Cleaning Last?

Professional tooth cleanings are the best way to prevent harmful gum disease and tooth decay. Most routine cleanings take approximately 30 minutes. However, your time slot may be longer if your teeth and gums need extensive cleaning.

Getting Ready for Your Dental Appointment

Does the thought of visiting the dentist cause you stress? If so, preparing ahead of time may ease your anxiety. Be sure to compile as much medical and insurance information as you can, as this can help when filling out paperwork. Please call us if you have any questions about your upcoming appointment.

What Happens When You Don’t Go to the Dentist Every Year?

Tooth decay and gum disease often strike without warning – only regular dental treatment can stop them from becoming severe. Failure to see the dentist can result in costly dental work and even tooth loss. Give your teeth and gums the care they deserve – call us now to set up a dental exam and cleaning.

Bad Breath Treatment

Causes of bad breath include the breakdown of food particles in your mouth, bacteria buildup, mouth dryness, and tooth decay. In Lakewood Ranch, your dentist will work with you to help identify the underlying causes of chronic bad breath and […]

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Crowns

If you have broken, chipped, discolored or damaged teeth, you may be in search of the right provider to apply a tooth crown in Lakewood Ranch. Our office provides cost-effective options that can help you look your best while ensuring […]

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Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, our doctors in Lakewood Ranch may be able to restore your smile using a dental bridge. Bridges are composed of a replacement tooth or teeth supported on either side by […]

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Dental Implants

If you’re like the majority of adults in America, you’ve lost at least one of your permanent teeth. Teeth lost to gum disease or dental decay can leave unsightly gaps that make you want to avoid smiling. They can even […]

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Dental Reconstruction

As part of a carefully planned combination of general, cosmetic, and orthodontic dentistry, dental reconstruction is a comprehensive treatment approach for patients with mild to chronic pain from severe dental problems, such as tooth loss, facial muscle distortion, gum disease […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental sealants act as a barrier to prevent cavities. The treatment entails applying a thin, safe plastic coating to the molars, which are the most commonly used teeth for chewing, protecting them from plaque and acids. The process of applying […]

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Dentures

Tooth loss can greatly affect your lifestyle, making it difficult to speak or enjoy your favorite foods. If you’re looking for an affordable way to restore your smile, it may be time to visit our office for dentures in Lakewood […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Our dentists in Lakewood Ranch offer dental fillings to treat cavities. Dental fillings can also be also used to repair cracked or broken teeth. Ask about tooth-colored fillings that make your mouth look more natural and attractive.

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Oral Hygiene

If you and your family need a proven provider for oral hygiene in Lakewood Ranch, our office can deliver the right options for your schedule and your ongoing needs. We offer care for patients of all ages. From babies just […]

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Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy or a root canal procedure can relieve the pain caused by diseased or injured pulp tissue in the center of the tooth. Many times, this tissue cannot repair itself and root canal therapy is required to save […]

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Snore Guards

Clinically proven to reduce snoring, the Snore Guard® is a small oral appliance worn while sleeping. The custom-fit device our Lakewood Ranch dentists create, helps to prevent your tongue and jaw from slipping when your muscles relax, therefore blocking your […]

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Softline Dentures

Soft-lined dentures help our Lakewood Ranch patients achieve a new level of comfort. They also help improve the health of your gum tissue by absorbing pressure caused by chewing. With the same great benefits of standard hard-lined dentures, soft-lined dentures […]

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Tooth Extractions

Unfortunately, teeth can become diseased, damaged, or injured over time, and in some cases, may need to be removed (extracted). If this should happen to you, one of our highly experienced dentists in Lakewood Ranch will make the tooth extraction […]

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Very good care
John V.
Joy is always very professional, on time and does a great job explaining exactly what is going on.
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Always a great visit! Front office staff is always pleasant along with hygienist!
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The staff are all very personable and friendly, and they keep you informed of what’s going on every step of the way.
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A very professional staff. I’ve been extremely pleased with all of the different times I’ve been to Advanced Dental Care.
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I initially came in to This office after a traumatic Incident with another dentist. They were very Helpful and compassionate. One of the ladies, Alex, took me under her wing and reassured me […]
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short wait time, everyone is friendly, skilled & courteous employees. I told Miguel about my serious recent eye surgery…he gave me large plastic glasses–like a shield–to wear during my […]
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I am VERY happy with Dr. Purcell and all of his team (Joy hygienist, other technical assistants, office staff) at Advanced Dental. They are pleasant to deal with and always provide great care and […]
Vito M.
Timeliness and efficiency of cavity filing procedure done.
Kye H.
All of the staff was extremely compassionate and supportive.
Barbara G.
Pleasant and very skilled people.
Stan W.
Miguel did an amazing deep cleaning for me today. Not only was he thorough but he cleaned some very deep affected areas without hurting my gums! Thanks Miguel!
Nancy B.
We just moved from up north and needed a new dental practice for our family. My husband and I both had a great first visit today. The front desk staff was very helpful and took the extra time to […]
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Love! Love! Joy! Look forward to seeing her every 6 months as bad as I hate visiting the dentist she makes it so pleasant. Her expertise is matched with a very caring attitude for her patients. Never […]
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Wed. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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