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

Get Answers to All of Your Questions about Dental Implants

You don’t have to live with lost teeth because you have several tooth replacement options, such as dentures, bridges, and dental implants. Discover why dental implants are the top choice for a fuller smile.

Why are dental implants preferred today?

When you ask both patients and dentists to recommend the best tooth restoration option for missing teeth, they almost always say a dental implant. It is surgically embedded into the jawbone to act as the root of a tooth and provide a mount for artificial replacement teeth. Dental implants are often preferred over both bridges and dentures for the following reasons:

  • More comfortable
  • Stays secure and stable
  • Won’t fall out or slip during wear
  • Fully restores ability to talk and eat
  • Improves facial appearance
  • Lasts longer

What’s involved in placing dental implants?

Today, there are a few different ways that dentists place these tooth restorations. Each patient’s treatment depends on his or her dental needs and personal preferences. In more complex cases, the entire dental implant process can require a few different procedures over several months. In simpler cases, patients can choose same day dental implants that offer maximum convenience and immediate results. If you’re not eligible for same day dental implants, take a look at the longer placement procedure:

  1. The dentist surgically inserts an implant into the jawbone and then waits around three months for it to fully fuse to the bone.
  2. Once it has bonded to the bone, the dentist attaches an extension and then waits a few months for the gums to heal again.
  3. After it has healed, a crown is attached to the implant’s extension and you’re left with a full smile.

What are the average dental implant costs?

In general, dental implants cost slightly more than other tooth restoration methods like bridges and dentures. But the stability, comfort, improved appearance, and better quality of life they offer make the higher dental implant costs worth it for most people. If cost is a major concern, see if your dentist accepts insurance or a discount dental plan like DentRite.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Lakewood Ranch, call Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch today at (941) 462-3706 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Lakewood Ranch. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch.

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Patient Reviews
Dr. Purcell is a wonderful, talented dentist. The staff goes above and beyond for all the patients.
Carol C.
The whole office is very nice to me. Joy who cleans my teeth is excellent
Sonya G.
I think Kev does a great deep cleaning and she also is very pleasant.
Brenda D.
Lovely facility. Great care. Dr. Corona did a good job of explaining what he was going to do and why he was doing it.
Ellen S.
Very friendly, knowledgeable and patient with anxious, nervous persons.
Pat R.
They always do a good job , there so friendly!!!
Chanel B.
I was in and out with no hassle. I am terrified of going to the dentist and they were very reassuring.
Mike J.
Efficient, friendly office staff and professional dental staff. Appt reminders and on time appointments. Office not pushing unnecessary dental work.
Deborah H.
Dental offices are not my favorite place, however the staff working with me is great!
Joann B.
This is my new favorite dentist!!! I just moved to the area and my friend referred me to Advanced Dental Care. The whole experience was 5 stars from the time I walked in and was greeted by the front […]
Dawn H.
I would recommend Advanced Dental Care to anyone needing a dentist. The Staff is so friendly and helpful. I always see Dr. Purcell, he is great!
Paula R.
I have been going to Advanced Dental Care for over 20 years. That alone should show my faith in the practice. I travel quite a distance every 4 months to stay with them, and wouldn’t have it […]
Diana C.
Courtesy and Professionalism
Michael K.
Just finished getting my teeth cleaned at Advanced Dental. What a good experience. I am at ease from the minute I walk in because of the warm, friendly staff. The best though is Keverly. So kind and […]
Hero P.
Joy always takes great care of me. You can tell she cares about her patients. I would recommend her and Advanced Dental Care
Lori A.
Friendly staff, great service!
Allyson R.
Just the way that you are welcomed! A warm and friendly front desk—– Joy my dental tech is wonderful! I am not a fan of going to the dentist— but she does everything she can to make […]
Lynda S.
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 […]
Nancy L.
I’ve had extremely good care from the dental staff and good service from the office staff. I would not hesitate to recommend Advanced Dental Care. Byron Greenlaw
Byron G.
Joy is always very professional, on time and does a great job explaining exactly what is going on.
Donald B.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • 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
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  • Phone: (941) 462-3706
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