Advanced Dental Care of Bradenton
109 44th Avenue East, Suite 200, Bradenton, FL 34203

General Dentists in Bradenton

Do you want to have a healthy, good-looking smile that makes you feel more confident? Then you need to pay attention to the health of your teeth and gums. Luckily, this is extremely easy to do. All it requires is practicing good dental habits and seeing a general dentist on a regular basis to prevent and treat dental problems.

Why Is a General Dentist Important for Good Dental Health?

Basically, general dental professionals take care of your teeth and gums to keep your smile as healthy as it can be. Rather than only concentrating on specialized areas of dentistry for specific dental patients, general providers deliver a wide range of services for patients of every age.

What Do These Dentists Offer Patients?

General dental providers have the knowledge and experience necessary to keep smiles in top condition. They perform routine dental maintenance, help prevent dental problems, relieve tooth pain, treat all types of dental concerns, and repair damaged teeth and gums.

Do General Dental Practices Offer Many Services?

Many people unfamiliar with general dentistry services wonder, “Which services can I get from a general dentist near me?” Our dental office provides a comprehensive array of preventative procedures, dental maintenance services, and all of the latest treatments for dental damage including all of these listed below:

  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Reconstruction
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dentures
  • Fillings and Restorations
  • Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Softline Dentures
  • Tooth Extractions

Are Frequent Dental Visits Necessary?

Dental experts advise that all patients visit a dentist general practice once every six months for routine dental maintenance. But be aware that your dental health, age, or personal needs may require that you go to the dentist more often.

Is Visiting a General Family Dentistry Practice Expensive?

Not necessarily. See, your dental costs will be a reflection of the kind of care you need and your dental insurance benefits. Feel free to contact our office if you would like an estimate of the price of your dental visit.

Is It Difficult to Schedule a Visit to a General Dental Office?

Arranging your dental visit is as easy as can be. Just call our general practice, tell us you want an appointment and the days that you’re available, and our helpful office staff will schedule your visit quickly.

How Much Time Should You Expect Your Appointment to Take?

The general dentistry services that you receive during your appointment will determine its length of your visit. Appointments typically last an hour, but some take just 20 minutes while others require many hours to complete. Please call our office before your appointment for an estimate of the time your visit will take.

Do You Need to Prepare for Your General Dentist Visit?

Barely any advance preparation is needed to see a dentist. Simply arrive on time and bring information about your insurance and medical history. Are you nervous about your visit? Simply tell us so can help you feel more relaxed throughout your treatment.

Is It Alright If You Don’t See a Dentist?

No, it’s actually very dangerous to your dental health. Avoiding professional dental care will raise your risk for painful dental problems and damage that can demand a lot of time and money to repair. Protect your dental health by calling our general office for an appointment today.

Dental Bridges

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

Tooth injury and gum disease do not just affect your body. They also rob you of your confidence. It is time to take back control of your dental issues and reclaim your life with dental implants.

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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

Losing your teeth can hurt your appearance, dental function, and your self-esteem. Dentures are in enormous demand today because they can resolve all of these problems and help you live a better life. A denture is a personalized dental appliance […]

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Fillings and Restorations

Our dentists in Bradenton 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 Bradenton 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 Hygiene

Do you want to have healthy teeth and gums and protect yourself from dental problems? Then, you need to practice proper oral hygiene both at home and with regular visits to a dentist. You can find the guidance and treatment […]

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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 Bradenton 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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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 Bradenton will make the tooth extraction experience […]

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Patient Reviews
From a friendly smile and welcome by Julie, to my gentle root canal performed by Dr. Shapiro, again my experience was brief, friendly, thoughtful, […]
Amber K.
Very good service and advice. Knowledgeable and confident staff.
Clarice M.
The office staff was nice. The hygienist was knowledgeable and gentle. Dr. Blackenburg was thorough, compassionate, and prompt.
Kristine T.
short and sweet explained what was needed and various options to choose from.
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Very please with service. Office staff is very nice and helpful.
Colby W.
Dr. Shapiro and his staff are very knowledgeable and kind and more than willing to explain all prices and procedures in detail. I have heard many […]
Ken P.
On time and very professional.
Stephen G.
very nice people. It was my first time there.
Joseph L.
Everyone was very courteous and knowledgeable in their job positions. Dr. Galloway was very professional and answered all my questions related to my […]
William D.
My appointment was on time the staff and doctor was informative and professional.
Walter W.
two thumbs up...always well taken care of
Donna S.
I haven't been to a dentist in 12 years because of my fear of dentists. The whole staff was very welcoming and made me feel at ease and less anxious. […]
Jennifer R.
Professional friendly service as always.
Neil K.
Good and caring staff!!
Emma W.
The treatment I get is always first class as are Keisha and the rest of the staff.
Anthony M.
Excellent care and my teeth feel and look great thanks to the team
Brent C.
Couldn't ask for better service.
Stephen C.
Kisha always does and outstanding cleaning on my teeth. She's the very best !!!
Michael P.
Quick,painless and proficient.
Michael G.
It is never pleasant going to the dentist but I could not pick one better
Anthony M.
Excellent, professionally friendly service. Recommended treatment & all costs fully described up front.
Bjorn A.
Was very pleased with my visit. The staff super friendly and knowledgable. Keep up the great work!
Wayne C.
I originally came for an additional opinion of my teeth; and was satisfied with this. I am in the process of getting 3 new front crowns. I have temp […]
Cass M.
One of the best dental practices I have ever been a patient with
John(jack) D.
Great Service and Frieny
Timesha D.
Everything went perfectly well with my gum surgery. Taken in before my appointment and done in an hour with no problems. Care is great.
Robert N.
Could not have asked for a better experience.
Robert N.
I was there to have a tooth pulled to prepare for braces. Dr. Blackenburg and his assistant were awesome! I didn't have any pain throughout the whole […]
Sheleen O.
My entire process went well. Everyone was very nice, caring, and helpful!
Marquis E.
Everything was done with great care and no pain.
Kathie G.
It was my first time at this office and I loved the people there!
Karen F.
Very courteous and efficient.
Pat H.
I was very happy with all aspects of my visit there.
Walter E.
The people and the doctor were outstanding... as comfortable as I have ever been at a dentist.
John B.
Great and friendly service as always
Robert B.
great people and service
Ed W.
Excellent experience for an extraction!
Dan M.
Great service.... We love Kesha
Mahesh P.
On time and great job.
Stephen G.
Pleased with the care that I received and the professionalism and friendliness of the staff.
Cuc J.
Advanced Dental is like a family. I have been a patient since early 2000. Everyone is very capable and put you at ease.
Lynda M.
Dr. Blackenburg was wonderful, as well as his assistant.
Karen F.
I had a root canal in office and it was, by far, the best dental experience I've had. Painless, kind, thoughtful, helpful, and understanding, dentist […]
Amber K.
Thank you! Very friendly staff.
Jessica B.
Personable, proffessional, courteous dental care. Each and every visit without exception.
Michael P.
I'm a 49 yo woman who decided to get braces. Chad was the one to put the brackets on yesterday. It was pretty much painless, just took a little […]
Sheleen O.
Dr. Blackenberg and assistant have been great.
Robert H.
Always receive professional and thorough service.
Richard L.
Dr. Shapiro is a great dentist who has worked miracles in getting my mouth back in shape. Keisha has been terrific at keeping my teeth cleaned up and […]
James J.
Very good. Staff and doctor were very kind.
Jennifer V.
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Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (941) 357-1292
Fax: (941) 748-8898
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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