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

The Biggest Benefits of Having a Professional Teeth Cleaning

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If you want to keep your smile bright and healthy, and improve your general health, you should see your dental hygienist at least once a year. Practicing good oral hygiene at home is important, but professional teeth cleaning removes the plaque and tartar buildup that regular brushing and flossing misses. Inadequate oral hygiene is associated with a variety of serious health problems such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, bone loss, infection, and more. Regular dental cleanings can help reduce your risk of developing these serious conditions. Here are the top reasons to schedule appointments with your dental hygienist.

Your Teeth and Your Health

A strong link has been found between gum disease and cardiovascular disease, so getting your teeth cleaned regularly actually reduces your chances of suffering heart attacks and strokes. You can also avoid a late diagnosis of oral cancer. When detected early through routine exams, the disease is highly curable. Your gums even reflect the condition of your general health; early signs of diabetes, leukemia, and anemia may be found by your dentist instead of your doctor.

Financial Considerations

During a professional teeth cleaning, your dentist may identify multiple dental problems. He or she can then devise a treatment plan and work with you on financial arrangements. If your dental insurance plan covers regular cleanings, taking advantage of this can help you save money on future dental bills.

Keeping Your Smile Healthy

Having your teeth cleaned dramatically impacts your oral health. When your dentist or dental hygienist detects early signs of tooth or gum disease, you can act quickly, and prevent future tooth loss. When caught early, gum disease is very treatable and can often be reversed before serious damage occurs. Your dental team can also detect problems like broken or fractured teeth and newly forming cavities. Professional teeth cleaning has cosmetic value, too. A dental hygienist can remove tooth stains caused by coffee, tea or tobacco. Regular cleaning prevents and treats bad breath. If you maintain great oral hygiene at home and schedule regular cleanings, your chances of keeping your natural teeth and enjoying better health throughout life are much higher.

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 21 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.

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Patient Reviews
The staff is wonderful!
Chris E.
Everyone at Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road is professional, friendly and courteous. Thanks especially to Dr. Torres for his attention to detail, and to Jenny for her precision and knowledge.
Dave D.
Absolutely love my dental hygienist (Sarah) . She is one of the best that has ever treated me.
Susan L.
Really love Sara my hygienist and Dr.Torres explains every detail of procedures very clearly.
Susan L.
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.
Great teeth cleaning and the hygienist was very friendly
Yelitza M.
The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.
Janet W.
Everyone was nice
Tanya S.
My family and I love the staff and especially the office manager. She makes sure that we are taking care of and the environment is family friendly. We love our dentist family❤️
Isaac W.
The staff and Dr Chen stayed open just so they could take care of my daughter. Chloe really made this appointment possible! They were very patient and kind to her. They went out of their way to help […]
Shannon F.
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.
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.
Nice caring people
Gerald W.
They are great. My only complaint is my own fault. I never floss!!!! Lol. They are so nice and very good at the cleanings. Sarah is the best
Brandon J.
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.
Friendly and caring staff
Delaina B.
Melissa was very down to earth and did a great job with my teeth.
Yamil R.
Love the staff!!!
Susan L.
Everyone in the office is very pleasant, and professional.
Elliott Z.
Friendly staff, prompt appointment time, treatment plan explained, scheduling for services easy.
Delaina B.
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