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Dentist in North Sarasota Has a Solution for Sensitive Teeth

July 21, 2018

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family posing outdoorsIt’s summer! And that means it is the time for popsicles, iced coffee, slushies, and more. If you are one of the approximately 18 million US adults who suffer from sensitive teeth, you probably aren’t enjoying all the cold treats with as much gusto as you could. But did you know there is often an effective solution for sensitive teeth? Keep reading to learn why it happens, and how you can find a solution from your dentist in North Sarasota.


4 Points to Keep in Mind When You Get Dentures in Sarasota

June 3, 2018

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An older couple smiling outside.It can be quite a relief once your dentures are made and ready to wear. Having a smile you can be proud to show off will boost your confidence and make your appearance feel whole again. Of course, dentures also come with their fair share of maintenance.

If you want to avoid damaging your dentures in Sarasota and make them last as long as possible, keep these points from your dentist in mind.


Need a Dentist in Sarasota? Follow This Helpful Guide!

May 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 12:42 pm

family brushing teethChoosing a dentist is never the most fun task, nor the easiest so many people tend to choose a practice randomly off of Google—or worse—never choose one at all!

If you’re struggling to pick your perfect dentist in Sarasota, this post is perfect for you! We will be discussing the best questions to ask yourself when looking for a dentist and why you might want to consider choosing Dr. Hoffman as your go-to dentist—you’ll see why soon!


Want Successful Dental Implants in Sarasota? Learn How Here!

April 9, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 3:54 pm

senior couple smilingIf you have missing teeth, you know that dental implants in Sarasota are probably the best way to repair your smile and replace your teeth. But did you know that dental implants have one of the highest restorative care success rates? So much so that over 95% of patients who undergo implant placement have little to no complications!

If you’re interested in getting dental implants, you’ll obviously want your procedure and post care to go smoothly as well. Thankfully, your dentist has created this week’s blog post so that you know what to expect after your implant procedure and how to care for your implants to help them last a lifetime. Continue reading to learn more!


Cosmetic Dentist in Sarasota Offers Natural-Looking Fillings!

March 22, 2018

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woman dental visitYou want to address that cavity in your mouth, but don’t want a dark spot from metal fillings, right? No one wants to have a dark, noticeable hunk of metal in the back of their smile.

That’s why your cosmetic dentist in Sarasota works to restore your dental health and aesthetics with tooth colored fillings that blend seamlessly within your smile! Learn more about this dental restoration and how it can help your smile to feel better and boost your confidence!


5 Reason You Should Get Porcelain Veneers in Sarasota

February 27, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 10:17 am

woman smilingThere are many patients who want to improve their smile for a variety of reasons. If you have one or any of these 5 reasons for contemplating cosmetic dentistry, you might just be the perfect candidate for porcelain veneers in Sarasota. Keep reading to learn more about this cosmetic procedure!


Your Emergency Dentist in Sarasota Treats Tooth Sensitivity

January 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 3:24 pm

woman smiling white teethYou drink a cup of hot tea or eat a dish of ice cream, and suddenly, a tooth hurts—really, really bad. One thing that can ruin a great meal is tooth sensitivity. The truth is that tooth sensitivity can be signaling larger, more critical dental health issues. In fact, if it becomes so painful, you may need to visit an emergency dentist in Sarasota!


Follow These Tips from an Emergency Dentist in Sarasota

December 1, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 9:08 pm

man dental painImagine watching your little one playing on the playground. All is well until they accidentally slip, falling face first on the unforgiving ground. Of course, you run over to them in a hurry, discovering that they have a gash in their mouth from where their teeth abrasively cut open the lining of their cheeks and lips.

Even though you would want to freak out in this situation, the best thing to do is stay calm and follow these helpful tips from your emergency dentist in Sarasota.


North Sarasota Dental Implants: More Advanced Than Ever!

November 21, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 9:03 pm

dental implant diagramIf you’re missing all of your teeth, the promise of a new, functioning smile can sound too good to be true. But we’ve got good news: effective tooth replacement is possible with dental implants in North Sarasota.  Patients who have lost a full row of teeth or are on the brink of total tooth extraction can benefit from advancements in technology. Learn more about how you can get a new smile fast.


Don’t Damage Your Smile with DIY Charcoal Teeth Whitening!

October 1, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoffman @ 8:42 pm

woman smiling white teethHave you seen some of your favorite social media celebrities sharing how a charcoal mask has changed the way they do skin care, but when you watch the video, it seems a bit abrasive? The charcoal goop is smeared on their skin, dried and sealed into their pores, then painfully peeled off along with all the contents of their pores.

With that aggressive approach, you may wonder why people would want to use charcoal toothpaste for teeth whitening. It has the same abrasive effect on your teeth. Let’s take a deeper look at how charcoal toothpaste could actually be hurting your teeth rather than giving you a brighter smile.


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