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

How to Find a Dentist You Truly Love

Dentist Selection

Not knowing how to find a dentist they really love is one of the greatest obstacles many people face when it comes to getting regular check-ups and cleanings. Because trust and comfort are essential to developing a happy relationship with dentists, it can take some time to find a perfect match. If you have struggled in the past in terms of identifying the best affordable dentists in your area, the tips below are meant just for you.

The American Dental Association (ADA) has compiled a list of handy pointers that can make finding qualified, affordable dentists in your area a much easier task than you might have imagined. A simple first step to take is to ask your family members, friends, and colleagues for personal recommendations. You can also ask your physician or pharmacist for the names of dentists they know and respect. Contacting local or state dental societies can also be a terrific source for referrals.

Once you have collected several recommendations, it really does pay to make some comparisons among different practitioners before making a final choice. Because the goal is to establish a long-term relationship with your dentist, finding the right fit is critical. Ask questions about the dentist’s educational background, training, and participation in continuing education. Discuss office hours to ensure that they are convenient for your personal schedule. Try to learn about each prospective dentist’s approach to preventive dentistry.

Finances are always important considerations when selecting a new dentist. Thus, it is a good idea to check to make certain that any prospective office accepts your dental insurance plan and is willing to develop payment plans in the event that unexpected, costly procedures pose a substantial financial challenge.

Ultimately, you need find a dentist who offers an office environment in which you are comfortable. Friendly, efficient professionals who are willing to answer questions are extremely important, particularly if you have anxiety about visiting the dentist. If you or your child have special needs that require a specialized approach, be sure to verify that any prospective office is able to accommodate them. By following these few simple steps, it really is possible to find a dentist in Clearwater with whom you can build a lasting relationship, keeping your teeth and gums healthy well into the future.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist 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 21 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.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The staff and the doctor were very nice and helpful. They went above and beyond to take care of me.
Anthony F.
I’ve been coming the same office for over two years and I’ve never had issues.
Zach T.
Explained dental procedures very well, attenative to questions, working to setup a payment plan for dental procedures and eager to help and concern with my well being
James P.
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. […]
Ah B.
Always great service with very little wait time.
Linda B.
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 […]
Mark N.
Friendly staff. My hygienist was awesome
Linda E.
Pt care is excellent. That’s why I come back.
Scott C.
Dr. Ivanova and her assistant were great. I spent 4 hours there and could not have asked for a better experience .
Mark N.
Enjoy the personel and they make you feel welcome
Dirk D.
Everyone is so kind at your office. I now love coming to the dentist!
Julie L.
Great experience friendly staff
Terry W.
Very professional staff. I was made to feel like a person not just a number.
Charles F.
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.
Professionalism, sensitivity
Benjamin A.
Staff very polite, professional and helpful. They asked questions, provided cost estimates upfront and were very clear about charges and options. I appreciate that prior to sitting down for any […]
William P.
good service and care
John O.
Very professional,friendly.
Terry W.
Everyone in the office demonstrates a truly caring attitude and all the staff are very approachable and friendly.
Susan C.
Everyone is professional, yet friendly.
Valerie V.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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
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  • Phone: (727) 286-3945
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