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  • Your Options for Sedation Dentistry
    Fear of going to the dentist is more common than you may think. That’s why the doctor and our team want to make your visit as relaxing as possible. Your anxiety Read more
  • A Prescription for Oral Health
    You and your periodontist are essential partners in making sure you have the best dental care. You do your part by eating a tooth-healthy diet, brushing and flossing as recommended, Read more
  • Oral-Systemic Health
    Oral-systemic health is the idea that oral health is a critical and interconnected component to a patient’s overall health and well-being. Studies show that people who have poor oral health Read more
  • Periodontal Health During Pregnancy
    If you are expecting, it is critical to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both your health and the health of your little one. This includes maintaining your regimen of Read more
  • Periodontal Health During Pregnancy
    If you are expecting, it is critical to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both your health and the health of your little one. This includes maintaining your regimen of Read more
  • What's the connection between gum disease and diabetes?
    People who have diabetes are usually familiar with many of the other health risks they face, including damage to the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys. But did you know that Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July
    Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they Read more
  • Healthy Diet, Healthier Gums?
    Since gum disease is one of the most common adult diseases, it’s no wonder periodontists like the doctor stress the importance of prevention. Effective brushing and flossing, regular dental appointments Read more
  • Heart Disease and Oral Health
    According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 200 million Americans suffer from some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • What is gingivitis, and how can I treat it?
    Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease that results when bacteria in your mouth cause inflammation in your gums. This is a common condition, and you can treat it Read more
  • Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
    Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read more
  • Can children be at risk for developing periodontal disease?
    the doctor and our team hear this question a lot. While many people believe periodontal disease is an adult problem, studies have indicated that periodontal disease, also known as gum Read more
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths
    It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read more
  • Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
    Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at Douglas C. Wendt, Jr., DDS. Everyone Read more
  • Treating Gum Recession with Tissue Grafting
    If you have started to notice that your teeth are more sensitive to hot and cold, or if you actually seem to have a longer smile than you used to, Read more

MEET YOUR DOCTOR

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Douglas C. Wendt Jr., D.D.S.

For over 30 years now, it has been my pleasure to provide quality periodontal and implant dentistry to the Tampa community.  Our goal has always been, and will continue to be, dedication and a commitment to excellence. My education to become a periodontist started when I attended Virginia Tech where I received (2) Bachelor degrees, one in International Relations and the other in Biology.

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