Advanced Dental Care of Ocala
1500 SE 17th Street, Building 400, Ocala, FL 34471

General Dentists in Ocala

The secret to having a healthy, good-looking smile is practicing good dental habits. Some can be performed at home, such as daily brushing and flossing, but others require the expertise of a general dentist.

What Exactly Is a General Dentist?

This is a dental professional that works in general family dentistry and performs the dental procedures needed to maintain healthy teeth and gums, along with the treatments required to resolve your dental problems. These dental experts offer a full range of general dentistry services to patients of all ages.

Why Is a General Dentist So Important?

The treatments performed by these dental experts are essential to protecting and maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Dentists can advise you on proper dental care, prevent major dental problems, perform required procedures, and treat any dental concerns. Only a dentist has the knowledge and skill to keep your smile in excellent condition.

What Kind of General Dentistry Services Are Offered Today?

You will find a vast array of dental services available to protect your dental health and treat all types of dental problems. At our general family dentistry practice, you will find all of these routine and advanced services.

  • Bad Breath Treatment
  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Softline Dentures
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Tooth Extractions

Do You Have to See a Dentist on a Regular Basis?

How often you go to a general dental office is determined by various personal factors, such as your age and dental health. Dentistry experts strongly advise seeing a dentist two times a year for a thorough examination.

Are General Dental Visits Costly?

After learning about all that a dentist can do, most patients wonder, “What does it cost to visit a general dentist near me?” The cost of a visit will be determined by the procedures performed, the treatments needed, and your dental insurance coverage. Feel free to contact our office for an estimate of your cost.

What Do I Do to Schedule an Appointment at a Dentist General Practice?

Just pick up the phone and call our practice. Our friendly office staff will provide you with an appointment that suits your busy schedule.

What Is the Usual Length of a Dental Appointment?

On average, a dental appointment will last for about an hour. Sometimes, stopping in for a fast check-up can take as little as 30 minutes, while coming in for a complicated treatment can be for several hours. If time is a factor for you, call our office so we can meet your timing needs.

Do You Need to Prepare to Visit a Dentist?

All you need to do is arrive to the dental office on time, know your insurance details, and be ready to tell the dentist your current medical conditions. If you have any anxiety before your appointment, please let us know so we can ensure your complete comfort.

Is It Necessary to See a Dentist Often?

Only a dentist can detect and treat dental problems early, as well as provide you with the procedures you need to maintain good dental health. If you go too long without seeing a dentist, you may wind up with larger problems that require expensive treatments. Better safe than sorry, so make sure you see a dentist on a regular basis. Please call our practice today so we help you maintain a healthy smile.

Bad Breath Treatment

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

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Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, our doctors in Ocala 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

Have you lost one or more teeth because of dental disease or facial trauma? If so, you’re among the millions of people who need a way to regain their ability to smile with confidence. Getting dental implants in Ocala can […]

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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

Dentures are custom-fitted artificial teeth that can replace some or all of the natural teeth. Patients may need dentures because of tooth loss due to tooth decay, gum disease or bone loss. Affordable quality dentures can restore your chewing function […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Our dentists in Ocala offer dental fillings to treat cavities. Dental fillings can also be 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 Ocala 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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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 Ocala dentist will perform the screening during your routine […]

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Oral Hygiene

Anyone who wants to win the battle against tooth decay and gum disease should know about proper oral hygiene in Ocala. Taking good care of your teeth at home and visiting a dentist regularly will improve your odds of maintaining […]

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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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Softline Dentures

Soft-lined dentures help our Ocala 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 have […]

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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 Ocala will make the tooth extraction experience […]

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