Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater
3690 East Bay Drive, Suite K, Largo, FL 33771

Help Halt Halitosis with Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

If you suffer from bad breath, then you have halitosis. It’s a common dental condition that is directly related to your dental hygiene habits.

How Halitosis Is Determined by Dental Health

According to family dentistry specialists, bad oral hygiene and health can lead to bad breath. See, food particles stay in your mouth and breed bacteria around your teeth, gums, and tongue. If not removed, this can develop into plaque, which can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and very bad breath.

Pointers To Prevent Bad Breath

Luckily, simply taking care of your teeth can help halitosis. Follow this expert advice to eliminate bad breath for good:

  • Brush at least two times a day to clean away food particles and plaque from your teeth, gums, and mouth.
  • Strive to brush after each time you eat.
  • Get a new toothbrush every three months or after an illness.
  • Brush your tongue to remove built-up bacteria.
  • Floss daily.
  • Rinse your mouth with an antibacterial mouthwash in the morning and at night.
  • See an affordable dentist at least twice a year for professional cleanings and check-ups to detect other dental problems that may be causing halitosis.
  • Drink plenty of water to keep your mouth moist and rinse away any food particles and bacteria on your teeth.
  • Stop smoking and using tobacco products.
  • Discuss any medical conditions and medications with a family dentistry expert to see if they may contribute to bad breath.
  • Have any dental problems treated by an affordable dentist to keep them from developing into larger dental problems.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Clearwater, call Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater today at (727) 286-3945 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Clearwater. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater.

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Patient Reviews
Advanced Dental Care in Largo is first class!! It is a place I’ve had work done in the past and because I moved a couple years ago I’ve had to go to a place closer to home in Ocala. Let me tell […]
Mark N.
Great service
Jennifer C.
highly skilled, friendly, and pain free
Eric C.
Worked with me even though I don’t have insurance. Performed the tooth pull flawlessly and follow up went well.
Gary I.
An all around excellent dental experience.. from the friendly & professional staff to the expertise and artistic abilities of Dr. Ivanova.. My Teeth look great are very healthy.. Thanks
Lou M.
Great environment, great people!
Leslie L.
Dr. Ivanova is professional yet personable & her work is perfect. The staff is always very friendly & accommodating.
Lyamber W.
It was just great service all around. Very Great people as well treated me very well!!!
Brandon D.
Very professional, courteous care, and friendly. On time. Good reminders via text. And you once helped my wife same day when she had an emergency, which I will always appreciate.
Paul E.
The staff. They are friendly courteous and hands on. I love my dentist, she is sweet, attentive and very good at her job.
Michael T.
Everyone in the office demonstrates a truly caring attitude and all the staff are very approachable and friendly.
Susan C.
Honesty, gentle,caring, and don’t make you feel awful about yourself because of your teeth.
Rena S.
Very professional,friendly.
Terry W.
Excellent efficient on time service
John F.
Cleanings, cavities, and wisdom teeth extraction, oh my! I’ve been going to this location for years and had inspections, cleanings, cavities filled, 1 crown and 1 wisdom tooth extraction. I’m […]
Ah B.
It was clean and fast and the dentists were friendly.
Jennifer K.
good service and care
John O.
Staff and service and quality of work. Made me feel like i can smile again.
Brian M.
Everybody is nice and understanding
Rachelle T.
This was my first visit. I was pleased with the care I received.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (727) 286-3945
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