Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road
3040 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 101, Ocala, FL 34471

Ten Tips To Treat Halitosis

Did you know that halitosis affects around 30 percent of people around the world? No matter how common bad breath may be, it’s still embarrassing if you have it and don’t know how to treat it. Luckily, family dentistry experts have offered the following ten ways to eliminate bad breath for good.

  1. Brush at least twice a day to remove any food and plaque that can breed sour-smelling bacteria.
  1. Floss your teeth at least once daily to remove hidden plaque and particles in teeth that lead to bad breath.
  1. Rinse daily with an anti-bacterial mouth rinse.
  1. Get dental check-ups and cleanings twice a year from an affordable dentist.
  1. Stimulate your saliva flow to help rinse away food and bacteria in your mouth.
  1. Eat fibrous fruits and vegetables, because they scrub away foul-smelling bacteria on your teeth.
  1. Discuss your medical conditions with a family dentistry specialist to see if they’re contributing to halitosis. These conditions include cancer, diabetes, lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, metabolic disorders, and respiratory tract infections.
  1. Ask if your current medications may be hurting your breath.
  1. Stop smoking, which causes dental and medical conditions that can harm your health and breath.
  1. Have any dental problems treated by an affordable dentist to prevent them from causing other dental problems that can affect your teeth and breath.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Ocala, call Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road today at (352) 433-4934 or make an appointment.
To learn about our family dentistry practice in Ocala, call Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road today at (352) 433-4934 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Ocala. With 20 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road, 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 Shady Road.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Melissa was very down to earth and did a great job with my teeth.
Yamil R.
Dr. Ospina and his staff did a terrific job with the extraction of my tooth in preparation for and implant.
Dale V.
Sweet and kind dentist
Joel M.
Dr. Torres is a dynamo and my hygenist is professional and friendly.
Patricia P.
Very professional staff and the doctors explained all my options and cost before my procedures.
Robert O.
Dr .Chan and his assistant Melissa are an awesome team , they did and still are (in progress) doing a fantastic job on my husband Adam’s teeth. Will recommend Advanced Dental to my friends and […]
Elizabeth W.
My teeth cleaning was awesome. The tech that cleaned my teeth was professional, polite and very knowledgeable about her profession
Douglas R.
Judy the hygienist was great. All the people there are friendly and professional
Stacey R.
The staff here is great! Going to the dentist has always been a fear of mine but i actually left this place with a smile on my face. A huge thank you to Leci!
Destanie P.
Personal experience.
Phyllis J.
Great teeth cleaning and the hygienist was very friendly
Yelitza M.
Dr. Chan and Melissa are awesome. They are kind,considerate and always have the patient’s well being in mind. They are professional and made my appointment a positive dental experience.
Larry D.
Jennifer and Melissa are the Best, very Helpful… i Highly recommend this office!
Paula R.
Office staff is great, comfortable and educated with great knowledge of assistance in the field of dental issues.
Pebbles V.
My spouse and I have been a long time customer of Advanced Dental Care and seen many Dentist come and go. The standards continue to reamain high.
Walter L.
I am so impressed with the friendliness of the staff, and the quality of the doctor’s. In this crazy world, it is really reassuring to find someplace I can trust.
Bonnie E.
Great customer service
Cristina L.
I am very pleased and happy that I came to this office. Dr. Chan and his assistants; Melissa, Lese, and Sarah are very nice and are very caring individuals. They are highly skilled and very thorough.
Barbara K.
All the staff, from the front desk, to financial, to hygenists, to Dr. Larkin, have all been exceptional. They have consistently made my children feel comfortable and safe (my daughter actually said […]
Brynne L.
I have found the entire staff to be kind and caring! Jennifer is always helpful and kind and Judy rocks!!!
Stacie S.
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 - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (352) 433-4934
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