Bonita Grande Dental
A Great Dentist

Welcome to Bonita Grande Dental

We provide patient-focused dentistry, which is about more than just high-quality care and effective treatments. Those are two very important parts of what we do, but what sets us apart from other practices is our commitment to your complete comfort and concern for your well-being. From the moment you first enter our Bonita Springs office, you’ll know that you’re not in an ordinary dental practice. First impressions are important, and every detail of our office reflects our desire to make your visits with us pleasant and free of stress. With amenities like complimentary beverages in our reception area and flat screen TVs in our treatment rooms, we know you’ll have one of the most relaxing dental visits you’ve ever experienced.

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Dental Restorations 101: How a Porcelain Crown is Made

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As the name implies, a dental restoration is a treatment like a crown that restores the function, integrity, health, and appearance of a tooth.

Millions of people currently have crowns, and you may have one or two of your own. Since crowns cover the entire tooth like a cap, they are versatile, and we can use them for everything from restoring a damaged tooth to creating a better esthetic appearance.

If you have a crown, you’re familiar with the process. But what’s really happening while you’re lying back in the dental chair? Let’s look at the steps your involved in making porcelain dental crowns in Bonita Springs:

Step 1 – Prepare the Tooth

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Want to Extend the Life of Your Crown? Here's How!

You just got your new crown, and you couldn’t be happier! It blends seamlessly with your smile so none of your acquaintances will notice that you’ve had dental work. Better yet, you can go back to eating all the foods you love, and you no longer have to hide a damaged tooth when you smile.

So, by all means, go out and enjoy the freedom that comes with a healthy smile. A well-made crown can last as long as 15 years when taken care of properly. Like any other investment, though, there are certain things you need to do to protect it and get the most use out of it.

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The Invisalign Process: 3 Steps to Straight Teeth

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Do you have crooked or crowded teeth that make you want to hide your smile? Maybe you wish you could have had braces as a child, but your family didn’t have the budget for orthodontics. Or, perhaps you did have braces in your youth but never got into the habit of wearing your retainer and your teeth have relapsed.

Either way, the good news is that advances in dentistry now put orthodontic treatment easily within reach of adults. Treatments like Invisalign clear braces are designed with an adult lifestyle in mind because they’re crystal clear and won’t mar the esthetics of your smile and they’re comfortable to wear. And the process ...

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Three Common Misconceptions About Oral Hygiene

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How do you feel about your oral hygiene technique? Are you confident that you’re following all the right steps but wonder why you still occasionally get cavities?

Over time, our oral hygiene habits can get a little haphazard; but it’s also possible that you never really learned the right technique in the first place. We've corrected a few of the most common misconceptions here:

Don’t Brush Immediately after Eating

Brushing right after you eat is good advice for certain foods; but if you have consumed acidic foods or drinks like soda, you should wait about 20 minutes. The reason is that there are two sources of acid; those in your beverage and those ...

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Caring for Your Smile: 3 Tips for Good Oral Health

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Would you like to avoid the inconvenience of multiple dental visits and downtime spent dealing with dental problems like a severe toothache? Given the anxiety most people feel about visiting the dentist, we bet you would be interested to know what the secret is!

So you might be surprised to know that, if there is a secret, it’s in the decisions you make about your oral health and nutrition and your commitment to maintaining twice-yearly visits for checkups and cleanings.

3 Tips for Good Oral Health

Knowing this can help you re-commit to good oral health, and it gives you the outline for caring for your smile:

  • Maintain routine dental visits – Your dentist ...

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Which Is Right for You? Silver Fillings vs. Tooth-Colored Fillings

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If you get a cavity, you know that it’s best for your oral health to have it filled as soon as possible. But modern dentistry has produced so many great new materials that you may not know which – silver or tooth-colored fillings – are best for you.

Modern dentistry has two goals – to leave you with a healthier smile and at the same time improve the appearance of damaged teeth. Because of the availability today of natural-looking dental materials, the line between what’s considered cosmetic and what is restorative dentistry is blurry at best.

Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth-colored fillings, also referred to as composite fillings or dental composites, are a great example ...

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Don't Accidentally Ruin Your Whitening Treatment!

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If you have recently had a professional teeth whitening treatment – in-office or with a take-home kit – you probably love the difference a bright white smile makes to your life. You feel great about the way you look, and friends and co-workers are drawn to you because your confidence radiates to others.

Now that you have invested in your smile, you probably want to enjoy the sparkling benefits for as long as possible. If you would like to get the most from your teeth whitening treatment, here are a few steps you can take to maintain the brightness of your smile.

Hygiene, Hygiene, Hygiene

Your daily brushing routine plays a big part ...

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