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Dentist Serving Osprey and Sarasota, FL

All our professionals at Sean R. Bates, DDS & Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Sean R. Bates, DDS

Dentist in Osprey and Sarasota, FL

Sean R. Bates, DDS & Associates

Dr. Bates is a native of Columbus, Ohio and attended St. Charles Preparatory High School. Upon his graduation, he attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Dr. Bates continued his education at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, in Nashville, Tennessee graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.

After his graduation, Dr. Bates became a Captain in the United States Air Force and competed post-doctoral training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in Biloxi, Mississippi. In the residency Dr. Bates, received advanced training in IV conscious sedation, Oral surgery training, endodontic training, prosthodontic training and dental forensic training.

He then honorably served at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama as a dentist for an additional three years serving all branches of service. Dr. Bates then moved back to the Columbus area where he has practiced since 2005. Dr. Bates completed an implant residency, is an active member of the ADA, and enjoys all aspects of dentistry.