Consider a "Smile Makeover" in the New Year!

Consider a “Smile Makeover” in the New Year!

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Cosmetic Dentistry Sarasota, Dental Implants Sarasota, Oral Health, Teeth Whitening

It’s the beginning of a whole new decade and if you’ve been considering getting a smile makeover what a better time then now to inquire into the potential of your amazing smile!  Perhaps you have been wondering what a smile makeover could offer.  It’s a process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, …

dental implants and denture alternatives

Dental Implants and Denture Alternatives

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

Dental Implants in Sarasota There are many people out there that have lost teeth. Missing teeth can unfortunately affect the aesthetic of your smile and change how you feel about yourself. Missing teeth can also make it difficult to chew certain things, which can significantly restrict your life. If you are currently struggling with missing teeth, you will need to …

timing tips for the placement of dental implants

Timing Tips for the Placement of Dental Implants

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

If you have lost one or more teeth due to aging or an extraction, your first choice for convenience and durability is probably to get dental implants. Dental implants are anchored directly into your jawbone, making them sturdy for chewing, and they are topped with a crown that’s designed to look just like your natural teeth. There’s practically no downside …

navigating dental coverage after retirement

Navigating Dental Coverage After Retirement

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

Retirement can be a fun season of life, one where you finally have enough time to enjoy all the things you couldn’t do when you were working. You finally get to travel, spend time with your family, pursue your hobbies, volunteer, and rest when you need to. At least, that’s the illusion of retirement. For many people, the flip side …

restorative dentistry procedures

Learn What Options You Have In Restorative Dentistry Procedures

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

In our last blog post, we looked at what restorative dentistry is and what tooth problems might make you a good candidate for restorative dentistry. In this blog post from our dentist in Sarasota, you’ll learn about some of the options or methods that your dentist might use in order to restore a tooth that is decayed, chipped, cracked, or …

things to know about dental implants

Things to Know About Dental Implants for Older Adults

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

It’s just a fact of many people’s lives: As you get older, you can lose one or more teeth. While it’s possible to lose teeth at any age due to accidents or gum disease, there’s something about aging that seems to make tooth loss more probable. It also makes repairing that tooth loss slightly more complicated in some cases. Here …

dental implants vs. dentures

Dental Implants vs. Dentures—Which Is Right For You?

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

It may have been a bike accident when you were 14. Maybe it was a bar fight when you were 22. Perhaps you had a car accident when you were 30. Or it may have been a combination of bad genetics and bad luck that caused you to lose one or more teeth. Whatever the reason, there’s no doubt that …

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The Dental Time Machine

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Dental Implants Sarasota

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 …