General Dentists in Florida

You deserve to have a good-looking, healthy smile that makes you feel confident. The way to achieve this goal is with proper dental habits and ongoing care from a general dentist who is dedicated to preserving your dental health.

Who’s Considered a General Dentist?

Basically, it’s any dental provider that performs general dentistry services to protect and restore the dental health of children, adolescents, and adults. They focus on a wide range of general treatments for teeth and gums which makes them different from other dentists who only specialize in certain dental fields.

How Can a General Dentist Help You?

These dentists can protect, repair, and enhance your smile with all types of general services, procedures, and treatments. They have extensive knowledge in preventing, diagnosing, and treating dental problems to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

Do These Dentists Offer Many Services?

Today, there are countless general treatments and procedures to meet any dental need for any age of patient. These services range from preventative to general maintenance to restorative, yet they all focus on ensuring good dental health. So, are you asking yourself, “Which services are offered at a general dentist near me?” You can find the following full range of general dentistry services from the experienced dentists at our office.

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Crowns
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restoration
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Snore Guards
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Tooth Extractions

Do You Need to Visit a Dentist Frequently?

Dental experts say that most people need to visit a dentist general practice two times a year for thorough cleanings and exams. This can vary by your age, dental well-being, and other personal factors.

What Is the Price of a Dental Visit?

Dental visit costs are determined by the kind of services performed by the dentist and the insurance coverage you have. If costs are a consideration for you, call us and ask for an estimate of your dental visit fees.

What Should You Do to Arrange a Visit with a Dentist?

Scheduling an appointment with a dentist is as simple as can be. Just call our general family dentistry office and request an appointment at a time that’s convenient for your schedule. Our friendly office will do the rest.

How Much Time Will Your Dental Appointment Require?

At our general dental office, most visits take an hour. Yet the time required for your treatment will vary by the dental procedures performed. More complex treatments can call for several hours, while quick follow-up visits may be over in less than half an hour. We ask that you call in advance if your time is limited on the day of your appointment. We will do our best to provide care within your time constraints.

Will You Need to Prepare to See a Dentist?

Visiting a dentist is meant to be a simple, stress-free experience so little preparation is required. To make your dental visit as straightforward as possible, have your insurance details on hand, be up-to-date on your medical information, and come to your appointment on time. Any anxiety you may feel is completely normal, let us know so we can help you relax during your treatment.

Are Dental Visits Mandatory?

Simply put, you need to visit a dentist regularly to have a healthy smile. Not seeing a dentist can increase your chance of developing dental decay, disease, and damage that can only be resolved with painful, costly, and extensive treatment. You can keep your smile healthy, strong, and attractive with regular visits to the dentist. Please call our practice so our friendly office staff can arrange an appointment for you today.

Bad Breath Treatment

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

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When your tooth has broken down due to tooth decay or injury, a tooth crown in Florida can help you repair your smile. Read on to learn more about the dental crown procedure.

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Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, our doctors in Florida 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 a […]

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Dental Implants

One of the most innovative and practical solutions for missing teeth, dental implants can restore a natural-looking smile for many patients. If you are currently thinking about dental implants in Florida, we can help with expert advice and professional dental […]

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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 are special dental appliances that consist of artificial teeth held together on a base. You can have a denture if you have not lost many teeth, or you may require a full set of permanent dentures. With a quality […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Our dentists in Florida 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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Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease treatment in Florida is diagnosed to prevent and treat a variety of diseases affecting the gums. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease involves bacterial growth (a colorless film called “plaque”) that gradually destroys the tissue surrounding the […]

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Laser Dentistry

Does going to the dentist make you anxious? Are you scared of needles and the sounds of power drills? Laser dentistry may be the solution you are looking for. With laser dentistry in Florida, a needle-free and quiet patient […]

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Oral Cancer Screenings

The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 40,000 new cases of oral cancer within the year. The sooner cancer is found, the better the odds of overcoming the disease become. Your Florida dentist will perform the screening during your routine […]

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Oral Hygiene

The best way to have healthy gums and teeth is to practice good dental hygiene. This takes more than just proper dental care at home. Oral hygiene in Florida also requires that you get regular cleanings at a dentist office. […]

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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 Florida dentists create, helps to prevent your tongue and jaw from slipping when your muscles relax, therefore blocking your air […]

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TMJ Therapy

If you’ve experienced pain in your facial muscles or neck or jaw pain, you may have TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. The TMJ connects the jaw to the skull just below the ears. For people who have this condition, the jaw […]

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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 Florida will make the tooth extraction experience […]

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