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

Oral Hygiene in Clearwater, FL

The way to protect yourself from tooth decay, gum disease, and a case of bad breath is with proper oral hygiene. This is easily achieved with daily dental care and regular dentist visits. While your home care routine is in your hands, you can find the professional treatment you need at our dental practice.

Does Oral Hygiene Make a Difference in Your Dental Health?

Absolutely, because it protects your teeth and gums from serious dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Healthy oral care practices eliminate bacteria, food particles, and plaque that accumulate on your teeth. They can lead to bad breath, cavities, and all stages of gum disease if they aren’t removed with daily care and regular professional dental visits. By maintaining a excellent dental hygiene, you can save your smile from dental disease and decay. Please call our office today for more details about creating the best oral care routine.

Do You Know How to Maintain a Healthy Smile?

If you’re unsure of how to properly care for your teeth and gums, you’re not alone. Most people don’t completely understand how to protect and preserve their dental health. But you can easily keep your smile at its best and brightest with these oral hygiene tips:

  • Gently brush and floss your teeth, everyday
  • Brush when you wake up in the morning, and after snacks and meals
  • Floss once a day, but preferably more
  • Select a soft- or medium-bristled toothbrush
  • Only use a fluoridated toothpaste
  • Eliminate smoking and tobacco products from your habits
  • Cut down on sweetened foods and drinks – sugar contributes to decay
  • Make regular visits to a dentist to receive professional care

What Can You Do To Help Your Smile Stay Completely Healthy?

In addition to practicing a personal dental hygiene routine every day, you need to schedule regular appointments with a dentist for professional cleanings, exams, and treatments. There’s simply no substitute for professional dental care because only a dentist can detect tooth decay and gum disease, and then provide the restorative treatment you need. Also, good oral hygiene can reduce your risk of developing general medical problems. To get the professional dental care you need, call our practice to arrange an appointment right away.

What Can You Do to Help Your Child Understand the Importance of Dental Hygiene?

As a parent, you bare the burden of establishing proper dental habits with your child. The way to give them a head start on a healthy smile is by taking them for their first dental appointment before they reach age one. This will allow a dentist to detect early signs of dental problems, and you’ll receive oral hygiene instructions to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy. Throughout the years, you will need to take your child to a dentist twice a year for dental exams. Since many children have no interest in seeing the dentist or taking care of their teeth, we have developed some tips and tricks to make their hygiene experience better. try having them choose their toothbrush and give rewards for good dental appointments. For additional ideas on making hygiene more enjoyable for kids, please call our office.

How Can You Establish a Daily Dental Hygiene Routine?

Along with seeing a dentist for professional oral hygiene in Clearwater, you must practice daily dental care at home to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as they can be. Your routine should involve brushing your teeth several times a day, flossing your teeth at least once a day, using a toothpaste that features fluoride, and brushing with a toothbrush made with soft bristles. Please call if you need additional guidance on an oral hygiene regimen.

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Patient Reviews
Very professional, minimal waiting time.
Jason B.
Very helpful and friendly staff.
Gregory C.
Went in for an emergency filling that fell out in the front of my mouth. I was able to be seen the same day and it was quality work, even better than […]
David M.
Fast and painless fillings. Excellent attitudes.
Mark M.
Great place, and they do great work and very friendly! I would recommend Advanced Dental Care to everyone!
Eckwood E.
The staff are very courteous. I use the Dental and Orthodontic services. Both give the best care I could ask for.
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Great staff and customer care
Patricia D.
Came in for an extraction and everything went great. The procedure was quick and painless. I will definitely be bring long my family here.
Gary G.
Very good place for dental work. Everyone is very caring.
Juanita G.
Friendly atmosphere, made me feel welcome & comfortable, when they were running behind the assistant was sincerely apologetic & concerned for my […]
Zaida T.
Dr. Ivanova is so talented and sweet. Her staff is no different! I love being a patient at Advanced Dental Care of Clearwater :-)
Laci H.
Friendly and very little waiting time.
Juan B.
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Alfonso D.
Service was excellent
Floyd B.
great experience/love my dentist and the people who work there
Kerrie M.
Very friendly and clean, wonderful experience for this Dental Coward
Susan G.
Awesome as always...and everyone is so kind
Barbara E.
The service is great!
Janice Z.
The Dentist and Staff were great and made a painful situation for me less painful. I will definitely go back to them for all my future dental needs.
Kathy S.
My appt was on time and the service was completed in one visit.
Cathy A.
Very nice staff and great work done by everyone who works here!
Nicholas K.
The entire staff is kind and professional. The office is clean and updated with the latest technology. I highly recommend Clearwater Advanced Dental.
Douglas V.
Thank you for being so helpful.
Jason H.
They were very professional any helped me with a great payment plan
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Friendly service and great staff!
Anays A.
Everything was very good. Had no issues with anything.
Steve E.
Best dentist i have ever been to.
Robert M.
You really know what you're doing, from the front office to the doctors. A nice new office too!
David M.
Great people, great service
They are basically good people and competent industry professionals.
Terry J.
Needed a tooth pulled and she pulled my tooth with hardly any discomfort and hurting even after the medicine wore off.
Patsy M.
Staff is very pleasant and friendly. The office is neat and clean. The dental work is performed very well and in a relaxed environment.
Caley C.
Staff is very nice, especially the Dr.
Paula K.
The staff and doctor are wonderful and professional. As much as I am afraid of the needles the doctor has a gentle touch and it makes my work up more […]
Shirley R.
Its a great place. Staff is friendly and I am not waiting forever when there for an appointment
Dirk D.
Love it!!
Elvir B.
Excellent, Professional, and almost painless.
Catherine L.
Friendly service, great staff.
Brent N.
As always the ladies are a treat to deal with.My appointment was at 3:00 and I was in by 3:02. Asia made me feel welcome and it felt like I was just […]
Michael T.
It was GREAT!!!!!!
Barbara G.
Dr. Ivanova is very caring and professional. I would recommend her.
Jacqueline C.
Everyone their and all the procedures far exceeded my expectations . A special thanks to Morgan for taking care of the issues with my insurance , I […]
Thomas Z.
After breaking a tooth I called to get an appointment, the receptionist told me I could come in the next day at 9 am. Upon my arrival I was told that […]
Melanie B.
Outstanding dental care performed by Irene.
Dan H.
I would likely recommend Advanced Dental Care
Lunique J.
Excellent care, as always! :-)
Laci H.
The staff and the hygentist are all very friendly!
Matthew M.
Everyone is friendly and seem to genuinely care
Barbara E.
The staff & Dr. Ivanova are all very friendly but also professional. The office and all the patient areas are spotless and nice and bright. I love […]
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I had two cavities taken care of and was very pleased with the service, Dr. Ava was very good at what she did and so was her assistant, the no pain […]
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Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (727) 286-3945
Fax: (727) 530-9729
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  • 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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