All-Inclusive Dental Care

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Comprehensive Dentistry

The reason we’re able to help so many smiles in Venice is because we offer an extremely varied array of services, and they can serve the dental needs of patients of all ages throughout their lifetime. Whether a person wants to replace their missing teeth, needs a tooth repaired, or simply wants their teeth whitened, we can take care of them. This also allows us to completely customize your treatment plan to assure the long term health and appearance of your teeth. We’re all about helping you meet your particular dental goals, and thanks to our range of services, you can be just as confident walking into our office as when you walk out.

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State-of-the-Art Technology for Efficient Care

Tarpon Shores Dental uses the latest technology to provide the very best care. In our Venice dental practice, that means CEREC (chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics), which allows us to plan for, prepare, and place dental crowns in just one visit. Advanced options in dental implants make completing your smile more efficient than ever. And, if you are nervous visiting the dentist, you don’t have to be with our sedation dentistry options! Dr. Thompson and our team can help you relax with anxiety-free dentistry.

Caring & Compassionate Family Dentistry

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Dr. Thompson has always been deeply interested in restorative dental care. Since the beginning of his career, he has focused on providing comprehensive solutions through thorough and ethical dental health care. Before he does anything, you and he will identify your long-term goals and needs to ensure he can put together a treatment plan that is suited to you.

Dr. Thompson is an almost lifelong Floridian and is passionate about providing high-quality restorative and cosmetic care for Venice smiles. He is passionate about using the latest tools and technology to ensure patients benefit from efficient, world-class dental care that suits their needs best, and he continues to work to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry.

Read Patient Reviews

When you get down to it, the best way to learn about a dental practice is to hear what their former and current patients have to say:

I was very impressed when I walked in and was greeted by Justina. The dentist can be an anxious experience, so your 1st impression is very important. I was then greeted by Michelle who took me on a tour of the office. Very calming experience. Dr. Thompson was very gracious and explained my dental concerns and what my options were. Great experience. Not a great fan of dentists, but I would highly recommend this group. Plan on making this office my new dental family.”
–Linda J., Venice FL
I called this morning at 8:50 A.M. for an appointment with Dr. Thompson to have a tooth cared for that I had broken the day before. I was given an appointment the same day at 4:10 P.M. At exactly 4:10 P.M., I was taken in for an x-ray by Kim and subsequently seen by Dr. Thompson. I have an appointment next week to have the tooth capped. Kim and Dr. Thompson were very friendly, efficient, and informative. They are the best!”
–Lynette B., Venice FL
Recently, I had cement come loose on a temporary cap I had put on last Feb. With one call, I was in for an appointment in less than 24 hours (delayed only due to my schedule) and quickly taken care of by Susan with some help from Dr. Thompson. As usual, Susan put me at ease and took care of my issue quickly, all with her great personality and a smile. I can't say enough about the customer service approach of this office, starting with Justina, who is seemingly always willing to try to accommodate one if possible. While I, like others, don't necessarily like going to the dentist, if I have to go, I'd go nowhere else but to see Dr. Thompson and his crew!”
–Scott B., Venice FL

Convenient Location

You can find our Venice location at:

Tarpon Shores Dental
1314 East Venice Avenue
Suite F
Venice, FL 34285

We are located off of East Venice Avenue just between Pinebrook Road and Cherry Parkway, just a few minutes east of US-41. Near us, you’ll find a Chase Bank, a Wells Fargo Bank, and a 7-Eleven. If you get hungry before or after a visit, we’re also in the same area as Angelo’s Italian Market.

Specialized Dentistry Services

Restorative Dentistry

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At Tarpon Shores Dental’s Venice location, our team provides comprehensive restorative and cosmetic treatment plans for patients who need specialized care. Restorative dentistry includes treatments that repair or complete an injured, damaged, or decayed smile. Dental implants provide a comprehensive tooth replacement, and one-visit crowns are a same-day solution for severely damaged or decayed teeth. Dr. Thompson is also highly skilled in full-mouth reconstructions.

Restorative dentistry includes:

  • Traditional crowns & bridges: These tried and true restorations can be used to seamlessly repair a broken or decayed tooth or even replace a row of missing teeth.
  • Inlays & Onlays: Whether you have a small chip, crack, or cavity, these conservative treatments can make your tooth look like new again.
  • Dentures & partials: Missing multiple teeth or even an entire row? We can make you a comfortable-fitting and completely natural-looking denture that will give you your smile back.
  • Dental implants: This is the most advanced tooth replacement solution available today, and it’s the only treatment that can rebuild your smile from the root up.
  • Same-day crowns: Get your teeth fixed without wrecking your schedule. With our CEREC system, we can repair your damaged tooth in just about an hour!
  • Esthetic full-mouth reconstruction: Think it’s too late for your smile? With us, that is never the case. No matter how many issues your teeth might have, we’ll be able to fully restore your smile so it can fill you with confidence again.

Cosmetic Dentistry

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After you have achieved full smile health, you will likely be interested in learning how we can help your smile truly dazzle with our cosmetic dentistry services. Your Venice cosmetic dentist will use his skilled artist’s hands to perfect the look of your healthy smile. From teeth whitening and porcelain veneers to cosmetic bonding and reshaping, Dr. Thompson can perfect your teeth according to your unique needs and smile goals.

Cosmetic Dentistry Includes:

  • Teeth-Whitening: Is your smile not looking as bright and brilliant as it has in the past? We can turn back the clock and make your smile look up to 8 shades whiter in less than an hour thanks to our in-office teeth-whitening service.
  • Porcelain Veneers: Want to get rid of the gaps in your smile or fix misshapen teeth? In either case, porcelain veneers can do it! With just one simple treatment, we can mask a variety of cosmetic flaws and give you your dream smile at the same time.
  • Bonding & Reshaping: Have a small chip or crack that bothers you? With bonding and reshaping, we can quickly and easily fix it in just about an hour. When we’re done, it’ll look like nothing ever happened to your tooth!

Flexible Payment Options

We will happily take your dental insurance, and we are in-network with a few certain providers. Be sure to contact our office today to find out how we can work with your particular plan.

If you currently do not have insurance or require treatments that are not covered by your plan, we also work with CareCredit and Citi Health Advantage. These are third-party financing companies, and they can help you get low-to-no interest financing to pay for your dental care.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

Are you looking for excellent dental care in or around Venice? You don’t have to go far to find superb dentistry. Dr. R. Scott Thompson provides cosmetic and restorative treatments at Tarpon Shores Dental in Venice. Schedule an appointment today!