Waterside Dental -

Dentist Sarasota, FL

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Best-Rated General, Cosmetic & Implant Specialist Dentist Located In Sarasota, FL

Quality Dental Care

Meet The Doctors


Michael Childers, DDS

Dr. Michael Childers is an award-winning dentist with over 30 years of experience. He has advanced training in implant dentistry and sleep apnea treatment. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and American Academy of Implant Dentistry, among many other affiliations. Dr. Childers has also taught at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Childers is known for being a gentle, caring dentist with excellent chair-side manner. He always makes his patients feel comfortable and at ease.

Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Dental Implant Specialist, More!

A healthy smile can give you the self-confidence you deserve and set the foundation for a lifetime of dental health. Here at Waterside Dental of Sarasota, Dr. Michael Childers and our team are dedicated to providing high-quality dental care a personal touch to patients in, and around, Sarasota, FL. Using the latest dental technologies, like Invisalign® clear aligners, we will give you the happy, healthy smile you’ve always wanted. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our team!

"Does Your Office Accept My Dental Insurance?"

Waterside Dental Sarasota accepts the following insurance plans. Contact our offices for more information or if you do not see your insurance plan. Our friendly office will give you the best plan available.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant/Sunlife PPO
  • Careington Platinum PPO POS
  • Careington Care PPO POS
  • Careington Humana
  • Cigna PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Delta PPO
  • GEHA/Connection PPO
  • Delta PPO
  • Dentegra PPO
  • Dentemax
  • FL Comb Life BCBS PPO
  • Guardian PPO
  • Humana AVN - Retiree
  • Metlife PPO
  • Principal PPO
  • Solstice
  • United Concordia PPO & DoD
  • United Health Care PPO
  • Unicare

Dental Services

  • Oral Surgeon
  • Dental Exam
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Gentle Dentistry
  • Periodontist
  • Oral Surgery
  • Wisdom Tooth Extraction
  • Root Canal
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Dental Implant Specialist
  • Cosmetic Dentures
  • Cavity Filling
  • Bone and Tissue Grafting
  • Veneers
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Invisalign®
  • IV Sedation & Pain-Free Dentistry
  • Sleep Apnea

Payment Options

  • Pay for expenses not covered by insurance

  • Short term financing options

  • Special financing options are available

  • Deferred interest options are available


Finance Plan

CareCredit helps you pay for out-of-pocket dental healthcare expenses for your entire family! Once approved, you can use it again and again* to help manage health, wellness and cosmetic dental costs. Learn more about these financing options today.

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New Patient Paperwork

With our conveinent online new patient forms, you can make your first visit with Waterside Dental an easy one! Get a head start on your first dental appointment by filling out the patient forms accessbile through the link below. 

New Patient Paperwork

Sarasota, FL

Waterside Dental (Sarasota)
1058 N Tamiami Trl, Ste 106
Sarasota, Florida, 34236

Office Hours


8:30AM - 5:00PM


8:30AM - 5:00PM


8:30AM - 5:00PM


8:30AM - 5:00PM


8:30AM - 2:00PM