Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch
8640 E State Road 70, Suite D, Bradenton, FL 34202

Brush Your Teeth and Preserve Your Health

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Affordable dentists provide professional services to help correct common problems like cavities and alignment issues, but the most important dental care measures start at home. Brushing your teeth has many benefits, including fresher breath, fewer tooth stains, and prevention of tooth decay. It also lessens your risk of gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis. Most people know that these conditions lead to early tooth loss, but many don’t know that they are also associated with major health problems like cardiovascular disease, pneumonia, and diabetes.

Plaque is the sticky substance that forms on the surfaces of your teeth. When it combines with the starches and sugars contained in foods you eat, the mixture creates an acid that attacks your enamel, which over time leads to tooth decay. Plaque also irritates your gums and causes inflammation. Gum disease in its earliest stages is called gingivitis, and it can be reversed if diagnosed and treated in time. Symptoms include red, inflamed or sore gums, and gums that bleed when you brush your teeth. If left untreated, gum disease will cause your gum tissues to separate from your teeth and form pockets containing bacteria and pus. Eventually, the infection will destroy the bone that supports your teeth. When this occurs, teeth will become loose and may have to be extracted.

Brushing your teeth regularly removes damaging plaque and helps to prevent gum disease. Dental floss removes plaque from between teeth where your brush can’t reach, so don’t forget to floss daily. Dentists advocate brushing twice every day with fluoride toothpaste to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. When it is possible, you should also brush after eating a sugary snack or starchy meal. When your toothbrush’s bristles look worn or start to fray, replace the brush immediately. Eating a healthy, balanced diet and avoiding sugary snacks and sodas can also protect your dental health. Be sure to see your dentist for regular dental exams.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Lakewood Ranch, call Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch today at (941) 462-3706 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Lakewood Ranch. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch, 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 Lakewood Ranch.

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Patient Reviews
The hygenist was on time – I didn’t have to wait. Everything went well.
Kay T.
Efficient, thorough, friendly. I feel comfortable and confident I’m in good hands.
Vickie S.
Staff is extremely helpful and very very kind and caring. Always a pleasure dealing with them.
Darlene M.
At Advanced Dental you can tell they care about the patients. They all make sure you get the best dental care every time you go. Thanks Joy for doing a great job.
Jack H.
Dr. Purcell is a wonderful, talented dentist. The staff goes above and beyond for all the patients.
Carol C.
A very professional staff. I’ve been extremely pleased with all of the different times I’ve been to Advanced Dental Care.
Byron G.
Ms Joy was very professional & thorough. Glad I found a wonderful dental center I look forward to being a part of for many years to come.
Deeric D.
I have been going to Advanced Dental Care for over 20 years. That alone should show my faith in the practice. I travel quite a distance every 4 months to stay with them, and wouldn’t have it […]
Diana C.
Great service and never had any issues! Wonderful staff and always helpful.
Susanna S.
Joy is always very professional, on time and does a great job explaining exactly what is going on.
Donald B.
The staff is kind and knowledgeable. Dr. Purcell is friendly and an excellent dentist. I would highly recommend.
Toni C.
Dr Purcell is great! Patience above and beyond..very good with teenagers and great at making the dentist a good experience and talking to you to calm you while he is working on you. Also his […]
Taylor T.
Very good staff , with a sense of humor!
James M.
Lisa and Dr. Monzin have excellent bedside manner. They are comforting and gentle. They are professional and the overall experience was positive.
Patricia L.
So far I get in on time do not have to sit out in waiting for more than 5 min past time schelduled
Brenda G.
Staff is so friendly. Enjoy going into the office.
Jennifer B.
The dentist is conservative in his treatment and is very friendly.
Wendy A.
I was made to feel so comfortable by both the staff and the doctor as well. Awesome experience, thank you.
James M.
Joy is the best hygenist ever. She has cleaned my teeth for over 15 years and always has my best interest in mind. Keep it up Joy. Your awesome.
Captain G.
Because Dr. Purcell did such a good job of explaining the condition of my teeth and practical options. He explained what would happen with different options as well as what outcomes would be. Keverly […]
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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