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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Patient Reviews
I’ve been a patient for 3 years now. LOVE going to the dentist again! Dr. Purcell and his entire staff are off the hook in great customer service and professionalism. You won’t be […]
Linda B.
I have always been treated respectfully. I am very happy with my dental health.
Marianne A.
Over all good experience
Scott B.
Best Dentist I’ve ever had!! My hygenist Miguel is always very professional and gentle ! My teeth have never felt cleaner !! A++
Gail L.
Pleasant office, caring technician and dentist. Prompt service.
Margaret R.
I have been visiting this dental office for eight (8) years and the staff is wonderful. The moment you walk in the door you enter a clean comfortable environment, and are greeted with smiles from the […]
Adam A.
Friendly staff
Jennifer B.
Miguel is excellent and deserves my praise.
Jane K.
Great office! Love Dr. Purcell and the great staff there; from the office staff to the dental assistants and hygienists. Excellent care and well-managed.
Beth T.
Was schedule for just a filling but turned out I needed a root canal. They gave up there lunch to do my root canal even at this busy time of the year. Thank you
Jenny M.
Prompt and efficient service
Lois B.
The staff is always helpful and courteous and professional.
Teri R.
The staff are all very personable and friendly, and they keep you informed of what’s going on every step of the way.
Mark S.
Kind staff. I felt comfortable.
Jennifer L.
Keverly the dental hygentist is excellent.
Helen H.
Everyone you deal with are so nice and professional. Joy, the dental hygienist is by far the best ever!
Donna F.
The Service is tremendous.
Terese E.
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.
Dr. Purcell and staff are truly professional and give excellent service. Keverly has given skilled care for many years.
Dale B.
I’ve be coming to Advanced Dental since 2011. I have highly sensitive teeth so even cleanings can be a trial for me. However, I totally lucked out in having Joy as my hygienist from the get-go. […]
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