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

Get Ready for Grown-Up Smiles with Braces for Adults

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Braces aren’t just for adolescents anymore. Orthodontists are seeing increasing numbers of adult patients who want to improve their smiles. In fact, some report that almost half of their patients are adults. In the last couple of decades, orthodontic appliances have become more attractive, less painful, and less time consuming than ever before. Today’s braces for adults use smaller, lightweight brackets and fewer visible wires and bands. Options like clear brackets and invisible aligner trays make the traditional metal-mouth look a thing of the past. Adult patients usually wear braces for a year or two in order to achieve their goals. 



Adulthood is the Perfect Time for Affordable Braces


As adults, many people whose parents could not afford to get them braces when they were kids now have sufficient income to cover the expense. Some may have a greater appreciation of the cosmetic and health benefits of braces now that they are older. With age comes patience and wisdom; it may be easier to accept the temporary inconvenience of wearing braces as an adult, especially if it promises an improved social or professional life. 



Beyond Aesthetics
Looking great is just one reason to wear braces. Dental professionals point out that correcting your bite also has health benefits. People with misaligned teeth are at higher risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease because it is harder to reach the plaque that accumulates between their teeth. People with defective bites may also have difficulty chewing their food properly, and this can cause gastrointestinal problems. Braces for adults not only increase self-confidence, they may also contribute to overall good health.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist 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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Joy did a great job handling the teeth cleanings for both my wife and I. Very considerate, thoughtful, knowledgeable and professional. I would highly recommend Joy and the entire staff at Advanced […]
Terri
Very good staff , with a sense of humor!
James M.
Keverly is a great hygentist. She gives me good dental hygiene advice and keeps my teeth is good shape. She has been there a long time. I like that there isn’t a constant turnover in staff. The […]
Amy N.
Everyone was polite and caring the whole time. Real good office staff, been impressed since day 1.
Shaun M.
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.
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.
Have been going here for almost a year and the staff if wonderful. All of the staff is great and personable. Lisa in ortho is always a pleasure to be around and Joy does a wonderful job making sure […]
Angela
Wonderful caring staff. My dental emergencies as well as my regular check- ups have been addressed quickly and efficiently by Dr. Purcell and staff. Thanks to everyone at the LWR office.
Lucy C.
Staff is extremely helpful and very very kind and caring. Always a pleasure dealing with them.
Darlene M.
Joy is always very professional, on time and does a great job explaining exactly what is going on.
Donald B.
I’ve had extremely good care from the dental staff and good service from the office staff. I would not hesitate to recommend Advanced Dental Care. Byron Greenlaw
Byron G.
I have been going to this office for about 10 years. They have taken such great care and most all of them know me by name. Joy keeps my teeth healthy every visit and the office staff get me in and […]
Brandee W.
Lisa and Dr. Monzin have excellent bedside manner. They are comforting and gentle. They are professional and the overall experience was positive.
Patricia L.
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.
As a dental patient for 60+ years (not ADC) I can happily testify that Advanced Dental Care of Lakewood Ranch has been a heart warming experience. From the time we entered the facility to meeting the […]
Crouse H.
Great service, great care!
Ansley M.
A very professional staff. I’ve been extremely pleased with all of the different times I’ve been to Advanced Dental Care.
Byron G.
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.
I have been seeing Advanced Dental Care for many years and have always been pleased.
Marcia T.
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.
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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
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