Exceptional Dentistry with a Warm, and Personal Touch

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About Dr. Root


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After obtaining his degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine, Dr. Root pursued his post-graduation in complex restorative dentistry at the Pankey Institute, Spear Education, Gordon Christensen Seminars, and the University of Florida. He is an active member, the former president, and the international service director of the Vero Beach Sunrise Rotary Club.

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At Root Dental, we offer our patients exceptional dentistry with a warm and personal touch. As you step foot into our practice, warm and cheerful smiles will greet you. Everyone notices when you are here and our entire dental team would know you by your name. We take patient satisfaction very seriously and hence, your smile is our top priority. Our entire team is committed to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.


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The walkway to our dental office is surrounded with an abundance of relaxing greenery and plants. As you step inside, help yourself to our beverage station during your brief wait. During treatment, we offer neck pillows, and to ease dental procedures we use The Wand®️ technology to deliver pain-free local anesthetic.

Genuine Interaction

Before we commence any service, our staff will explain your options, welcome your questions and honor your choices. Throughout your appointment, we ensure that you’re comfortable and that you understand what’s happening and why.


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Removable Partial Dentures

Removable partial dentures are the affordable option to fill in spaces when teeth are missing. A patient can restore multiple edentulous areas much more inexpensively than other options. A removable ...

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Fixed Bridge Vs Dental Implant

There are two excellent treatment options to choose from when you lose a tooth. Both the bridge and the dental implant are long-lasting solutions that look like natural teeth. Both ...

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Complete Dentures

Do you want beautiful dentures that you can actually use? Dr. Rick Root can give you truly beautiful and long-lasting dentures. He can give you a beautiful smile makeover with ...

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Implant Overdentures

Removable complete dentures can be a great way to replace missing teeth, and Dr. Root has provided beautiful, natural-looking, and comfortable dentures to many patients who are extremely happy with ...

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Implant Crowns and Bridges

One of the great things about dental implants is that they feel like natural teeth. That’s because they replace the tooth root as well as the visible part of the ...

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Crowns and Bridges

Porcelain crowns by Dr. Root can help restore teeth that have been badly worn, broken, or decayed. WHAT ARE PORCELAIN CROWNS?A dental crown is commonly referred to as a “cap.” ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry & Smile Makeovers

Dr. Rick Root is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and he offers a variety of services to help you feel great about your smile. Dental bonding ...

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What our patients are saying...

"I only can say one thing about Root Dental they are amazing. They treat you like you are their most important patient like you are family. I am having major restorative and cosmetic work done and they have explained every procedure evey step of the way and always asks if I have any questions. By ..."

"Great practice! Everybody is so kind and makes you feel at ease. Love my Hygienist Nicole Capra but know everyone is just as good. Tropical paradise as you enter the building!"

"Couldn’t ask for a better dentist and staff!  Professional, Experienced, patient and gentle;  explaining options and  procedures before working on teeth.  Just moved to the area and feel very lucky to have found Dr Root.  Thank you so much Dr Root and your staff.  So..."

"My first visit with Root Dental provided exceptional service. The Staff was extremely proficient and professional, yet you felt like family. I can honestly say in all the years of seeing a dentist for multiple issues beside routine maintenance; implant, perio, snap-on denture, etc., this visit ..."

"Dr Root and his fantastic staff made going to the dentist a pleasure! From the moment you walk in his friendly staff are so welcoming. My cleaning was the best I have ever had. The dental work was painless his asst his so sweet and efficient and Dr Root a great dentist! Highly recommend him."

"Dr Root and his staff are the best. That’s all you need to know. You’ll see for yourself."

"Our Whole Family has been with Dr.Root for about 18 years. He Never disappoints... and i want to give a shout out for his Hygienist NICOLE...These people are pros and they really want to build a lasting relationship... After all, how much can you say about going to the DENTIST...they are fabulous..."

"From the first day I entered Root dental office I felt very welcomed. Dr. root explains procedures in full detail. I need a great deal of complicated work done and everything the procedures involves was explained to me in a manner that I understand as well as all of the pro's and con's so can mak..."

"Just a great overall experience. From the reception desk to the dentists chair. Can’t praise them enough!"

"First class dentist and staff!"

"Sure wish all the dental interactions I have had in my lifetime were like the ones with Dr. Root and his staff. Who would have thought it was enjoyable to visit the dentist?"

"The minute I entered Dr. Root's office, I knew I would be pleased with my care and my treatment. The staff were all on task but also engaged in happy talk. And from back of the building I heard someone whistling. All were positive indicators for me. Dr. Root is the first dentist who has ever gone..."

"The minute I entered Dr. Root's office, I knew I would be pleased with my care and my treatment. The staff were all on task but also engaged in happy talk. And from back of the building I heard someone whistling. All were positive indicators for me. Dr. Root is the first dentist who has ever gone..."

"I have been going to Root Dental for many years because I worked just a couple of miles down the road. In 2014 I left my job for another and I still see Dr. Root and his team even tho it's a 40 mile drive. Nancy is the Best!"

"Dr. Root and Staff listen and respond to patient needs. I call with a problem and they work me in within 24 hrs. When a scheduled appointment is upcoming and a cancellation occurs earlier, I receive a call. My well- being is their priority in word and practice. I greatly appreciate their efforts ..."

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Vero Beach, FL

3755 20th Pl, Vero Beach, FL 32960

Email: [email protected]

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Office Hours

  • Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed