Serving Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton and Surrounding Areas

In our brand new, modern Sarasota dental office conveniently located east of I-75, we will feature the latest technology to ensure a more pleasant patient experience. We offer a vast array of services for the whole family with the goal of helping you achieve and maintain optimal oral health. From GeneralCosmetic and Pediatric care to Dental Implants and Periodontal Services, we are here for you. To learn more about our dedication to exceptional care and patient comfort, give us a call today.

A Spa-Like Experience

At Magnolia Green Dental Care, we look forward to welcoming your whole family to our practice. Our goal is to make your dental experience comfortable and enjoyable. We do this through exceptional care, state-of-the-art equipment and unique amenities. In our beautiful, new office, patients will enjoy exam chairs with heat and massage and flat-screen TVs with Netflix. We use digital scanning technology to reduce the need for messy impressions, and when necessary, we offer laughing gas to help ensure your comfort.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Garrett Folks

    Dr Folks graduated from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL. Dr Folks strives to help patients in maintaining their oral health through education and treatment of conditions. As a dentist Dr Folks believes that it is an honor to be instilled with the trust of helping people with their dental needs. Dr Folks believes that in dentistry you can earn a persons trust and develop a relationship that can last a lifetime. 

Testimonials

    After recently moving to the area and researching dental offices, I'm glad I chose Magnolia Green at Lakewood Ranch. I was able to easily complete the new patient forms easily on-line prior to my appointment. The office provided sufficient pre-appointment reminders, I was nicely greeted by Melissa when I arrived, Diana my hygienist did an excellent job and Dr. Folks ended the appointment with a thorough check.

    Victor O.

    Everyone ay Magnolia Green Dental is very friendly, professional, knowledgable, and caring. They explain everything in a way you can understand as they are working, and give you very clear printouts of charges for services you had as well as any you are considering. Their covid precautions are excellent.

    Simone R.

    We just moved here and thought it would be very tough to replace our dentist, but this office has been great. Everyone very friendly and the care has been great.

    Susan F.

    Best visit to a dentist ever. Staff is great

    Sonja S.

    Friendly staff, no wait time, and clean facility

    Justyn Z.

    Excellent Dr. Kenneth E. Ross Implant Excellent assistant Trust your smile and your life with them Perfect expierience

    Michael T.

    So very impressive, office staff very friendly and helpful. Dr Folks is the best dentist ever, I have been to quite a few in my lifetime, his care, concern and skill surpass excellence. How many people actually look forward to going to see a dentist and sit in that chair? I am here to say I already have my next appt and actually looking forward to it. Office atmosphere is calming, the professionalism of staff great, seems they all work together as a team, focus on patients wellbeing.

    Debbie R.

    I relocated recently from out of state and found this office on Google. I wasn’t having issues, just mainly needed a check-up. The receptionist worked to get me in the same day I called due to a cancellation. She called to get my records forwarded. They gave me a new patient discount price of $99 for exam, including x-rays, and a cleaning. It’s not a huge practice. It is in a nice safe area with plenty of parking. It was clean and the staff was welcoming. The hygienist was calm and careful and did a thorough job. The dentist was personable. The staff was not pushy and went over all costs before any procedures. I booked another six month appointment.

    Elaine M.

    Great first experience at Magnolia with cleaning and general evaluation from Dr.

    Pablo D.

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Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

Closed