Patient Information

When you're in need of dental work, make an appointment with a dentist you can trust. At the dental office of Dr. Thomas A. Bowles in Sarasota, FL, you will know you're in experienced hands. Dr. Bowles has spent many years providing the highest quality of cosmetic and general dental care to patients of all ages in a warm and welcoming environment.

Schedule an Appointment

The dental office of Dr. Thomas A. Bowles is currently accepting new patients. Call our office today at 941-923-3545 to schedule an appointment. Once you have scheduled an appointment, that time will be reserved specifically for you and your dental needs. If you are suddenly unable to make your appointment, please call our office at least 48 hours before your appointment date to reschedule.

What to Bring to your First Appointment

Our dental staff tries to provide prompt dental treatment to every patient. In order to keep on track, we ask that you bring the following items when you visit our practice for your initial visit:

  • Insurance Information/Card
  • Any medical records pertaining to your visit including an up to date medication list
  • Photo Identification

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to fill out necessary paperwork. If you would like to complete your paperwork beforehand, you can find the links to our electronic patient forms below.


We process most dental insurance plans. We ask that you familiarize yourself with your insurance plan; paying close attention to your benefit maximums, deductibles, and covered percentages. Our staff will prepare all the necessary forms for your dental benefits. However, keep in mind that your policy is an agreement between you and your insurance company.

Please know that you are responsible for your total obligation should your insurance benefits result in less coverage than anticipated. We do not render our services on the basis that insurance companies will pay all of our fees. We base our treatment on what is best for you. Your benefits are contracted between your employer and your insurance company.

In-House Dental Savings Plan


Once services have been rendered, it is expected that you pay any remaining balance, unless other arrangements have been made. This includes any co-payments or deductibles (amount not covered by your insurance).

For your convenience, our office accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express & CareCredit.

Patient Forms

Listed below are the links to our *NEW* ONLINE patient forms. Please complete the forms prior to your first visit at our dental office. So that our Team has the necessary time needed to prepare for your appointment, we kindly request that you fill out the necessary forms as soon as possible and then submit electronically . Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have. Welcome to Your Team of Dental Professionals!

New Patient Form Patient of Record Update Forms