overcoming your dentist appointment fears

How Overcoming Your Dentist Appointment Fears Can Be Empowering

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Many people struggle with fear of going to the dentist, and in our last blog post, we looked at some of the reasons why people might be afraid of the dentist. While these fears are perfectly understandable due to various circumstances, have you ever thought of the way that these fears are holding you back from a breakthrough in other …

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Paying For Dental Treatment When You Don’t Have Insurance

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Have you ever delayed or canceled dental treatment due to lack of insurance? Is the thought of a regular six-month teeth cleaning completely foreign to you? Is your plan for dental treatment essentially to wait until there’s an emergency with your teeth to go to the dentist (and hope that emergency never happens)? Do you have a certain sinking feeling …

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Have a Smile You Can Be Proud Of

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When many people hear dentists talk about having a smile makeover or a smile you can be proud of, it’s all too common to think that this is only meant for people with crooked or missing teeth, and this couldn’t be further from the truth. While cosmetic dentistry does offer many effective technologies and treatments for these conditions, having a …

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The Dental Time Machine

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If you could hop into a time machine and see what’s going to happen to your teeth in 25 or 30 years, would you want to do it? Is that a scary thought or an exciting one to you? Did you ever stop to consider that your local dentist essentially lives through this “time machine” effect every day? Dentists see …

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3 Things That Your Dentist Can’t Do For You

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You’re probably pretty familiar with the general routine at your dentist appointment. Here in our Sarasota dental clinic, we’re proud to offer you high-quality service that always comes with a commitment to excellence. But no matter how good your dentist is, having optimal mouth health will always come down to a partnership with you and your dentist. In our last …