Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Lake City, FL

The teeth we call ”wisdom teeth” are the final set of molars that emerge from the gums. This usually occurs in the late teens or early twenties, when we, ourselves, are emerging-from childhood into young adulthood. Sometimes, people have enough room for the wisdom teeth to grow in naturally. Others are not so lucky and […]

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Dental Crowns in Lake City, FL

Over time, our teeth begin to weaken and can become more susceptible to problems such as decay, cracks, and discoloration. If you feel your smile isn’t what it once was, crowns can help you recover your smile. If your dentist notices that a tooth is decayed, or seems weakened or cracked, a crown may be […]

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Oral Sedation in Lake City, FL

Dr. Batlle at Southwest Family Dentistry knows that there are patients who are nervous about visiting the dentist. This feeling of anxiety and apprehension is common. Fear is an uncontrollable reaction. Many people have a hard time overcoming their dental phobia because of past experiences or misinformation about dentistry. We at Southwest Family Dentistry can help you! […]

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Teeth Whitening in Lake City, FL

To look your best and present a healthy, youthful appearance, a dazzling white smile is one of your best assets. However, maintaining that white and dazzling smile can sometimes be a challenge. Proper oral hygiene alone doesn’t always do enough to prevent or reduce those stains. We at Southwest Family Dentistry can help solve your […]

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Children’s Dentistry in Lake City, FL

Going to the dentist is an essential part of your child’s physical well being, and it is important to find a pediatric dentist for your child early in their life that offers a calm atmosphere.  At Southwest Family Dentistry in Lake City, FL, we do our best to make children feel at home while taking care of […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Southwest Family Dentistry is proud to offer our patients the latest cosmetic procedures for beautiful results that enhance your smile. Over time, our teeth can begin to weaken and can become more susceptible to problems such as decay, cracks, and discoloration.   If you feel your smile isn’t what it once was, crowns can help you […]

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Dental Implants in Lake City, FL

If you’re looking for a permanent solution to replace a missing or extracted tooth, a dental implant from Southwest Family Dentistry may be the right choice for you. An implant is placed into your jawbone where it will behave, look and feel just like a natural tooth. Dental implants are a better solution than other alternatives like […]

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Dentures

Dentures

Dentures are an effective and affordable way of replacing missing teeth. Composed of a durable plastic resin and sometimes porcelain, both partial and full dentures can be fabricated to look and feel natural. Today’s dentures are custom-fit to make it possible to eat foods with confidence and speak articulately. Depending on the patient’s preferences and […]

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Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures

Like a bridge, partial dentures rest on surrounding teeth to fill in the gaps where one or more teeth are missing. But unlike a bridge, partial dentures are fully removable by the wearer. Partials are affordable alternatives to other types of dental prosthetics and are custom-made to blend in with each patient’s natural teeth. It takes […]

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Provisional Restorations

Provisional restorations are often used during complex restorative dental procedures to serve as temporary prosthetic replacements while patients wait for a permanent restoration. Provisional restorations offer patients to try-out the look and feel of the final prosthetic and make any necessary changes before the final fabrication and fitting. Unlike temporary prosthetics of the past, modern […]

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Veneers

Veneers and Laminates

Dental veneers – also known as laminates – are used to cosmetically enhance the appearance of one or more teeth. Veneers are very thin, porcelain or resin shells that are customized for a desirable color and shape. They are bonded to the surface of the teeth to reshape broken, misshapen or irregular teeth, as well […]

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Root Canals

Root canals are valuable dental procedures used to treat and preserve teeth with badly infected roots. The pulp is the live portion of the tooth that extends into the root and contains nerve endings and tissues. When it becomes infected, patients can experience pain, swelling and even total tooth loss unless treated. Root canals remove […]

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