(352) 436-4215

Tioga Dental & Orthodontics
13005 Southwest 1st Road, Suite 233, Gainesville, FL 32669

Our Blog

Brushing Up on the Benefits of Brushing

Brushing your teeth has probably become pretty routine now that you’re an adult. As with most daily routines, we can slack off a little sometimes when we’re busy or tired. Life can get hectic at times, but a good oral care routine, including brushing and flossing, is so important. Sometimes a refresher course can highlight how easy it is to…

Continue reading

Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

Are you reluctant to smile because of your misaligned and crowded teeth? If you feel that no matter how well you’re dressed, you’re just not well put together because of your poor teeth, then the Invisalign system of aligner trays may be the answer to your dilemma. Best of all, the Invisalign system is clear and virtually invisible, so no…

Continue reading

The 10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Many people are unfamiliar with sleep apnea, although it’s a serious sleep disorder that affects more than 22 million Americans. With proper treatment, the effects of it can subside, but without proper treatment, the effects can be very serious or even life-threatening. How Many Types of Sleep Apnea Exist? There are only three types of sleep apnea: OSA, or obstructive…

Continue reading

Are Cracked Teeth on the Rise?

Prolonged psychological stress from the current pandemic seems to be the cause of an increasing number of people’s dental problems, such as fractured teeth, cracked fillings and loose veneers. Recently, The New York Times published an interesting piece about how more and more dentists across the country are noticing an uptick in people seeking dental care services for cracked or…

Continue reading

Dental Care Basics

Our dentists offer a wide range of dental care services in order to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible. We can provide comprehensive dental care for the entire family. If you are looking for practical solutions for caring for your teeth, our team will also offer recommendations on all the basics of dental care both in your…

Continue reading

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Are Dental Implants Right for You? According to recent statistics released by the CDC, about half of all adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have lost at least one permanent tooth because of gum disease, tooth decay or an accident. By the age of 65, the risk of losing all your teeth is about 20 percent. Our dentists…

Continue reading

Gingivitis: Symptoms and Causes in Gainesville, FL

If you notice that your gums look puffy and bleed when you brush your teeth, or your breath isn’t as fresh as it normally is, you may have gingivitis. Keep reading to learn more about the symptoms, what causes the gum disease and how you can treat it. Gingivitis affects approximately 50 percent of adults in the United States according…

Continue reading

When to Seek Help for a Dental Emergency in Gainesville

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency? While there are numerous problems that are considered a dental emergency by oral health professionals, you can ask yourself a few simple questions to determine if you require treatment from an emergency dentist. These include: Am I experiencing severe pain that’s not relieved by over-the-counter pain medication? Is the inside of my mouth injured? Is…

Continue reading

What the Future Holds for Dr. Donatelli

Recently, Dr. Donatelli accepted a full-time professor position at the University of Florida Dental School where he will be overseeing the Graduate Orthodontic Residency Program. With this demanding position, he will also be traveling internationally to teach and lecture. We would like to thank Dr. Donatelli for helping us build and establish our dental office as a top-rated, comprehensive dental…

Continue reading

Keep it Clean: The Incredible Impact of Oral Health on Your Body and Brain

Brushing your teeth, flossing, and routine visits to the dentist are all important and key contributors to your oral health. And there’s a growing consensus among dental and medical experts that your oral health affects your body as a whole. In fact, nearly every medical condition has some type of manifestation in the mouth according to University of Michigan periodontal…

Continue reading

Book an appointment today!

Call our office at (352) 436-4215

Book Now

Site Navigation

Office Hours

  • Monday
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Appointment request

New patients are welcome! To request an appointment use our online form or call:

(352) 436-4215

Our Location

Tioga Dental & Orthodontics

13005 Southwest 1st Road, Suite 233, Gainesville, FL 32669

(352) 436-4215

X