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

Brush with fluoride for healthy teeth

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The California Dental Association is urging people to make 2013 a year committed to good oral health. CDA President Lindsey Robinson, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist, recently released a statement telling people to make sure that they brush and floss regularly this year to remove plaque and bacteria from their mouths. While it may sound surprising, many people do not brush as long as they should or floss nearly enough. This is why reminders to practice these healthy habits are important.

Robinson explained that while brushing and flossing are important, it’s particularly important to brush using a fluoride toothpaste.

“It’s important to brush with a fluoride toothpaste as fluoride reduces bacteria levels in the mouth. It also remineralizes tooth surfaces to make them stronger,” said Robinson.

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), fluoride can help prevent tooth decay by making  teeth more resistant to the acid attacks that cause cavities. This is why the ADA recommends that people use dental products that contain this mineral and drink tap water that contains fluoride. According to the organization, 74 percent of the U.S. population has tap water with fluoride in it.

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Great service, great care!
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Great Service at this practice; Joy is a phenomenal Hygienist – I trust her completely
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My dental hygienist, Joy is the main reason that i would recommend your office. She is amazing and makes the visit a good experience!
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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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I was happy to meet Joy and what an encouragement she is. Then I went into the chair with Kevenly. She was so gentle and made me feel so special. She did an excellent cleaning on my teeth. I was […]
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ADC gives great dental care. Every so often there’s a hiccup, such as new scheduling software that changed my appointment time yet my email confirmation had the correct time, but the staff […]
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Hygenist is excellent
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Just finished getting my teeth cleaned at Advanced Dental. What a good experience. I am at ease from the minute I walk in because of the warm, friendly staff. The best though is Keverly. So kind and […]
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Staff was friendly, informative and caring. Especially Dr. Purcell.
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Been going to this office for years. Staff is always friendly, always professional. Have been very satisfied with the dental work and cleaning. I would be glad to recommend them for your dental needs.
Lad S.
I was in and out with no hassle. I am terrified of going to the dentist and they were very reassuring.
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friendly staff, they do a good job
Mark R.
Dr. Purcell and the staff are terrific and always make us feel comfortable. They are very professional and thorough. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.
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Best Dentist I’ve ever had!! My hygenist Miguel is always very professional and gentle ! My teeth have never felt cleaner !! A++
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So far I get in on time do not have to sit out in waiting for more than 5 min past time schelduled
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I was scheduled quickly for an appointment. Staff is very professional and reassuring.
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Advanced Dental has done a number of services for my husband, Hank & I over the past couple years. From cleanings, extractions, crowns, and most recently, Dr. Purcell redid 6 of my front teeth […]
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Everyone I have dealt with in the office are professional and enjoy taking care of their patients. Dr. Purcell, his assistant Jen and hygenist Joy are all fantastic. Pain free treatments make it a […]
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